15th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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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]]   15th Regiment, Illinois Infantry''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
<br>The 15th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Freeport, Ill., and mustered in May 24, 1861.&nbsp; It mustered out at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, September 16, 1865.<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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The 15th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Freeport, Ill., and mustered in May 24, 1861.&nbsp; It mustered out at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, September 16, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.  
  
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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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.  
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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/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.  
 
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/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.  
  
Company A - many men from [[McHenry_County,_Illinois|McHenry County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mchenry.html McHenry County] web site  
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Company A - many men from [[McHenry County, Illinois|McHenry County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mchenry.html McHenry County] web site  
  
Company B - many men from [[Boone_County,_Illinois|Boone County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/boone.html Boone County] web site  
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Company B - many men from [[Boone County, Illinois|Boone County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/boone.html Boone County] web site  
  
Company C - many men from [[Winnebago_County,_Illinois|Winnebago County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/winnebag.html Winnebago County] web site  
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Company C - many men from [[Winnebago County, Illinois|Winnebago County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/winnebag.html Winnebago County] web site  
  
Company D - many men from [[McHenry_County,_Illinois|McHenry County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mchenry.html McHenry County] web site  
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Company D - many men from [[McHenry County, Illinois|McHenry County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mchenry.html McHenry County] web site  
  
Company E - many men from [[Jo_Daviess_County,_Illinois|Jo Daviess County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jodavies.html Jo Daviess County] web site  
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Company E - many men from [[Jo Daviess County, Illinois|Jo Daviess County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jodavies.html Jo Daviess County] web site  
  
Company F - many men from [[McHenry_County,_Illinois|McHenry County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mchenry.html McHenry County] web site<br>Company G - many men from [[Stephenson_County,_Illinois|Stephenson County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stephens.html Stephenson County] web site  
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Company F - many men from [[McHenry County, Illinois|McHenry County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mchenry.html McHenry County] web site<br>Company G - many men from [[Stephenson County, Illinois|Stephenson County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stephens.html Stephenson County] web site  
  
Company H - many men from [[Ogle_County,_Illinois|Ogle County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/ogle.html Ogle County] web site  
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Company H - many men from [[Ogle County, Illinois|Ogle County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/ogle.html Ogle County] web site  
  
Company I - many men from [[Lake_County,_Illinois|Lake County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lake.html Lake County] web site  
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Company I - many men from [[Lake County, Illinois|Lake County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lake.html Lake County] web site  
  
Company K - many men from [[Carroll_County,_Illinois|Carroll County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/carroll.html Carroll County] web site  
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Company K - many men from [[Carroll County, Illinois|Carroll County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/carroll.html Carroll County] web site  
  
Unassigned Recruits -  
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Unassigned Recruits - <br>
  
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15th (Reorganized) Illinois Infantry Regiment -- [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/015_reg.html Illinois Civil War Rosters] - scroll to bottom of page.
  
15th (Reorganized) Illinois Infantry Regiment -- [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/015_reg.html Illinois Civil War Rosters] - scroll to bottom of page.
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
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=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
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WEBSITES  
 
WEBSITES  
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*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters from the Adjutant General's Report,] [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/015_reg.html 15th Regiment] (accessed 10 May 2011) includes rosters of all the regiments and information on the different companies in each regiment.
 
*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters from the Adjutant General's Report,] [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/015_reg.html 15th Regiment] (accessed 10 May 2011) includes rosters of all the regiments and information on the different companies in each regiment.
  
BOOKS
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BOOKS  
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== 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 15th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Freeport, Ill., and mustered in May 24, 1861.  It mustered out at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, September 16, 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.

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

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

Company C - many men from Winnebago County - Winnebago County web site

Company D - many men from McHenry County - McHenry County web site

Company E - many men from Jo Daviess County - Jo Daviess County web site

Company F - many men from McHenry County - McHenry County web site
Company G - many men from Stephenson County - Stephenson County web site

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

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

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

Unassigned Recruits -

15th (Reorganized) Illinois Infantry Regiment -- Illinois Civil War Rosters - scroll to bottom of page.

Other Sources

WEBSITES

BOOKS

References

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