149th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1865)

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
<br>The 149th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1865) was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in for 1 year February 11, 1865.&nbsp; It mustered out January 27, 1866.&nbsp; <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>
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<br>The 149th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1865) was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in for 1 year February 11, 1865.&nbsp; It mustered out January 27, 1866.&nbsp; <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif11.htm#149th 149th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 15 June 2012).
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*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/149th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 149th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment], (accessed 15 June 2012).<br>
  
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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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.  
 
<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.  
  
*Company A - many men from Sangamon County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/sangamon.html Sangamon County] web site -  
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*Company A - many men from [[Sangamon County, Illinois|Sangamon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/sangamon.html Sangamon County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/311/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 311.<br>
*Company B - many men from St. Clair County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair County] web site -  
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*Company B - many men from [[St. Clair County, Illinois|St. Clair County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/313/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 313.<br>
*Company C - many men from St. Clair County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair County] web site -  
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*Company C - many men from [[St. Clair County, Illinois|St. Clair County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/314/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 314.<br>
*Company D - many men from St. Clair County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair County] web site -  
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*Company D - many men from [[St. Clair County, Illinois|St. Clair County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/316/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 316.<br>
*Company E - many men from Vermilion County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/vermilio.html Vermilion County] web site -  
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*Company E - many men from [[Vermilion County, Illinois|Vermilion County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/vermilio.html Vermilion County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/317/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 317.<br>
*Company F - many men from Douglas County&nbsp;- [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/douglas.html Douglas County]&nbsp;web site -&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*Company F - many men from [[Douglas County, Illinois|Douglas County]]&nbsp;- [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/douglas.html Douglas County]&nbsp;web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/319/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 319.<br>
*Company G - many men from Morgan County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/morgan.html Morgan County] web site -  
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*Company G - many men from [[Morgan County, Illinois|Morgan County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/morgan.html Morgan County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/321/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 321.<br>
*Company H - many men from St. Clair County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair County] web site -  
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*Company H - many men from [[St. Clair County, Illinois|St. Clair County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/322/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 322.<br>
*Company I - many men from St Clair and Madison counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair]&nbsp;and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison] county web sites -&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*Company I - many men from [[St. Clair County, Illinois|St. Clair]] and [[Madison County, Illinois|Madison]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair]&nbsp;and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/324/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 324.&nbsp;  
*Company K - many men from St. Clair County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair County] web site -  
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*Company K - many men from [[St. Clair County, Illinois|St. Clair County<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1315512621265_17" />]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St. Clair County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/325/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 325.<br>
*Unassigned Recruits
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*Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/327/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 327.<br>
  
=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,474 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0149RI Roster].
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=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
  
 
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  ===
  
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[[Category:Illinois_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]
 
[[Category:Illinois_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]

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Brief History


The 149th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1865) was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in for 1 year February 11, 1865.  It mustered out January 27, 1866.  [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 1,474 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).