116th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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<br>The following counties of origin are taken from the ''Adjutant General's Report'', found on the [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/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/reportofadjutant06illi1#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.  
 
<br>The following counties of origin are taken from the ''Adjutant General's Report'', found on the [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/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/reportofadjutant06illi1#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.  
  
*Company A - many men from [[Macon_County,_Illinois|Macon]] and [[Piatt_County,_Illinois|Piatt]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/piatt.html Piatt] county web sites - <br>
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*Company A - many men from [[Macon County, Illinois|Macon]] and [[Piatt County, Illinois|Piatt]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/piatt.html Piatt] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/249/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 249.<br>  
*Company B - many men from [[Macon_County,_Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site - <br>
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*Company B - many men from [[Macon County, Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/251/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 251.<br>  
*Company C - many men from&nbsp;[[Macon_County,_Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site -  
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*Company C - many men from&nbsp;[[Macon County, Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/253/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 253.
*Company D - many men from [[Macon_County,_Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site -  
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*Company D - many men from [[Macon County, Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/255/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 255.
*Company E - many men from [[Macon_County,_Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site -  
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*Company E - many men from [[Macon County, Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/257mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 257.
*Company F - many men from [[McLean_County,_Illinois|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - <br>
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*Company F - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/259/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 259.<br>  
*Company G - many men from [[Christian_County,_Illinois|Christian]] and [[Macon_County,_Illinois|Macon]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/christia.html Christian] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon] county web sites -<br>
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*Company G - many men from [[Christian County, Illinois|Christian]] and [[Macon County, Illinois|Macon]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/christia.html Christian] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/261/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 261.<br>  
*Company H - many men from [[Christian_County,_Illinois|Christian]] and [[Shelby_County,_Illinois|Shelby]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/christia.html Christian] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/shelby.html Shelby] county web sites - <br>
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*Company H - many men from [[Christian County, Illinois|Christian]] and [[Shelby County, Illinois|Shelby]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/christia.html Christian] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/shelby.html Shelby] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/263/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 263.<br>  
*Company I - many men from [[Macon_County,_Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site - <br>
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*Company I - many men from [[Macon County, Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/264/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 264.<br>  
*Company K - many men from [[Macon_County,_Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site -  
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*Company K - many men from [[Macon County, Illinois|Macon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macon.html Macon County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/266/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 266.<br>
*Unassigned Recruits
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*Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/268/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 268.
  
 
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Contents

Brief History


The 116th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Decatur, Illinois, and mustered in September 30, 1862.  They march to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Virginia, April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24.  It mustered out June 7, 1865. [1].


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.


Other Sources

WEB SITES

  • Illinois State Archives - Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database (accessed 14 June 2011). Search by residence, unit, regiment, company or soldier.


BOOKS AND FILMS


  • Hewett, Janet B and United States. War Department. Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. (Wilmington, North Carolina : Broadfoot Pub. Co., c1994-2001). Part II v. 12 (Union Infantry 50th-60th).FHL CollectionFHL US/CAN Book 973 M29u ser. 1 supp. pt. 2 v. 12. Other libraries with this book.
  • United States. War Department. Record and Pension Office. Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations. (Washington, District of Columbia : The National Archives, c1964).FHL Collection 48th-53rd Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488474 . Other libraries with this microfilm.

References

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