140th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864)

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''[[United States of America|United States]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois|Illinois]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois Military Records|Illinois Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   140th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864)''  
  
=== Brief History ===
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=== Brief History ===
  
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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The 140th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864) was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in for 100 days June 18, 1864.&nbsp; It mustered out October 29, 1864. (Volunteered for the defence of Missouri during Price's Invasion.). <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>
  
For more information about the 50th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:  
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
  
*[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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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif11.htm#140th 140th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 20 June 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/140th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 140th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment], (accessed 20 June 2012).<br>
  
*[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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=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== 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.  
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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.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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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/reportofadjutant07illi1#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 [[Whiteside County, Illinois|Whiteside County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/whitesid.html Whiteside County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/142/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 142.
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*Company B - many men from [[Whiteside County, Illinois|Whiteside County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/whitesid.html Whiteside County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/143/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 143.
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*Company C - many men from [[Jo Daviess County, Illinois|Jo Daviess County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jodavies.html Jo Daviess County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/144/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 144.
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*Company D - many men from [[Macoupin County, Illinois|Macoupin]]&nbsp;and [[Whiteside County, Illinois|Whiteside]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macoupin.html Macoupin] &amp; [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/whitesid.html Whiteside] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/146/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 146.
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*Company E - many men from [[Lee County, Illinois|Lee County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lee.html Lee County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/147/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 147.
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*Company F - many men from [[Mercer County, Illinois|Mercer County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mercer.html Mercer County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/149/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 149.
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*Company G - many men from [[Rock Island County, Illinois|Rock Island County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/rockisla.html Rock Island County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/150/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 150.
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*Company H - many men from [[DeWitt County, Illinois|DeWitt County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/dewitt.html DeWitt County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/151/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 151.
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*Company I - many men from [[Ogle County, Illinois|Ogle County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/ogle.html Ogle County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/153/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 153.
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*Company K - many men from [[Madison County, Illinois|Madison County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/154/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 154.
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,055 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0140RI Roster].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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WEBSITES  
 
WEBSITES  
  
*[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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*[[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, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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>
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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>
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BOOKS
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=== References  ===
  
BOOKS
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Brief History

The 140th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864) was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in for 100 days June 18, 1864.  It mustered out October 29, 1864. (Volunteered for the defence of Missouri during Price's Invasion.). [1]

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


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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,055 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 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.


BOOKS

References

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