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<br>The 50th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Quincy, Illinois and mustered in on September 12, 1861. They moved to Louisville, Kentucky on June 3-8 and mustered out on July 13, 1865.
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=== Brief History ===
  
For more information about the&nbsp;50th Regiment, Illinois&nbsp;Infantry,&nbsp;see the following:  
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7th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Cairo, Alexander County, Illinois, July 25, 1861. They mustered out July 9, 1865<ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>
  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/50th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed&nbsp;16 Dec 2010) article for 50th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:
  
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf4.htm#50th The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 23 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 50th Regiment Infantry.
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The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf1.htm#7th-3yr 7th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment] (accessed 13 June 2012).  
  
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin ===
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The Wikipedia article,[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 7th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment] (accessed 14 June 2012).
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=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin ===
  
 
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
 
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
  
=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
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The following counties of origin are taken from the ''Adjutant General's Report'', found on the [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters] web site. Roster pages are from the same report found on the [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant01illi1#page/n6/mode/1up Internet Archives] web site. The rosters show the men who served in each regiment, their residences, dates of enlistment and mustering out, and other remarks.
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Company A - many men from [[Kane County, Illinois Genealogy|Kane County]] -&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/kane.html Kane County] web site -
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Company B - many men from [[Coles County, Illinois Genealogy|Coles County]] - [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/coles.html Coles County] web site -
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Company C - many men from [[Peoria County, Illinois Genealogy|Peoria County]] and [[Stark County, Illinois Genealogy|Stark County]] - [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/peoria.html Peoria] and [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/stark.html Stark] county web sites -
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Company D - many men from [[Alexander County, Illinois Genealogy|Alexander County]], [[Logan County, Illinois Genealogy|Logan County]] and [[Montgomery County, Illinois Genealogy|Montgomery County]] - [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/alexande.html Alexander], [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/logan.html Logan] and [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/montgome.html Montgomery] county web sites -
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New Company D - man men from [[Pike County, Illinois Genealogy|Pike County]] - [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/pike.html Pike County] web site -
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Company E - many men from [[Logan County, Illinois Genealogy|Logan County]] -[http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/logan.html Logan County] web site -
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Company F - many men from [[Macoupin County, Illinois Genealogy|Macoupin County]] - [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/macoupin.html Macoupin County] web site -
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Company G - many men from&nbsp;[[Fayette County, Illinois Genealogy|Fayette County]] and [[Sangamon County, Illinois Genealogy|Sangamon County]] - [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/fayette.html Fayette] and [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/sangamon.html Sangamon] county web sites -
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Company H - many men from [[Logan County, Illinois Genealogy|Logan County]] - [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/logan.html Logan County] web site -
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Company I - many men from [[Sangamon County, Illinois Genealogy|Sangamon County]] - [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/sangamon.html Sangamon County] web site -
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Company K - many men from [[Macoupin County, Illinois Genealogy|Macoupin County]] - [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/macoupin.html Macoupin County] web site -
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Unassigned Recruits -
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,319 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0007RI01 Roster].
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=== Other Sources ===
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WEBSITES
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Illinois in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).<br>
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*National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
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*[[Illinois in the Civil War|Illinois in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Illinois, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
  
WEBSITES
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
  
*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 30 Dec. 2010) can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment.
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BOOKS and Films
  
BOOKS
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*Surby, Richard W. ''Grierson raids, and Hatch's sixty-four days march : with biographical sketches, also the life and adventures of Chickasaw, the scout.'' [19--?]), {{FHL|286440|item|disp=FHL book 973 M25su}} and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), {{FHL|666407|item|disp=FHL fiche 6084171}}.
  
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=== References ===
  
[[Category:Illinois_-_Military]]
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[[Category:Illinois_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]

Latest revision as of 18:29, 10 January 2018

Brief History

7th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Cairo, Alexander County, Illinois, July 25, 1861. They mustered out July 9, 1865[1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

The Civil War Archive section, 7th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment (accessed 13 June 2012).

The Wikipedia article,7th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment (accessed 14 June 2012).

Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

The following counties of origin are taken from the Adjutant General's Report, found on the Illinois Civil War Rosters web site. Roster pages are from the same report found on the Internet Archives web site. The rosters show the men who served in each regiment, their residences, dates of enlistment and mustering out, and other remarks.

Company A - many men from Kane County -  Kane County web site -

Company B - many men from Coles County - Coles County web site -

Company C - many men from Peoria County and Stark County - Peoria and Stark county web sites -

Company D - many men from Alexander County, Logan County and Montgomery County - Alexander, Logan and Montgomery county web sites -

New Company D - man men from Pike County - Pike County web site -

Company E - many men from Logan County -Logan County web site -

Company F - many men from Macoupin County - Macoupin County web site -

Company G - many men from Fayette County and Sangamon County - Fayette and Sangamon county web sites -

Company H - many men from Logan County - Logan County web site -

Company I - many men from Sangamon County - Sangamon County web site -

Company K - many men from Macoupin County - Macoupin County web site -

Unassigned Recruits -

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,319 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

WEBSITES

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Illinois in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Illinois in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Illinois, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861-1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.

BOOKS and Films

  • Surby, Richard W. Grierson raids, and Hatch's sixty-four days march : with biographical sketches, also the life and adventures of Chickasaw, the scout. [19--?]), FHL book 973 M25su and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6084171.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).