18th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== <br>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.  
  
 
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/reportofadjutant02illi1#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/reportofadjutant02illi1#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
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Company A - many men from Perry County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/perry.html Perry County] web site -
  
Company B - many men from
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Company B - many men from Gallatin County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/gallatin.html Gallatin County] web site -
  
Company C - many men from
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Company C - many men from Assorted counties -
  
Company D - many men from
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New Company C - many men from Jackson County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jackson.html Jackson County] web site
  
Company E - many men from
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Company D - many men from Assorted counties
  
Company F - many men from
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Company E - many men from Alexander County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/alexande.html Alexander County] web site -
  
Company G - many men from
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Company F - many men from Jefferson and Wayne counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jefferso.html Jefferson] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/wayne.html Wayne] county web sites -
  
Company H - many men from
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Company G - many men from Wayne County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/wayne.html Wayne County] web site -
  
Company I - many men from
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Company H - many men from Assorted counties
  
Company K - many men from
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New Company H - many men from Union County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/union.html Union County] web site -
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Company I - Assorted counties
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Company K - many men from Jackson County - Jackson County web site
  
 
Unassigned Recruits -
 
Unassigned Recruits -

Revision as of 15:40, 23 August 2011

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Contents

Brief History


The 18th Regiment, Illinrganized at Aurora, Illinois, and mustered into State service May 19, and into U. S. service May 28, 1861.
Non-Veterans mustered out May 28, 1864. Regiment mustered out at Little Rock, Arkansas., December 16, and discharged, at Camp Butler, Illinois., December 31, 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 Perry County - Perry County web site -

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

Company C - many men from Assorted counties -

New Company C - many men from Jackson County - Jackson County web site

Company D - many men from Assorted counties

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

Company F - many men from Jefferson and Wayne counties - Jefferson and Wayne county web sites -

Company G - many men from Wayne County - Wayne County web site -

Company H - many men from Assorted counties

New Company H - many men from Union County - Union County web site -

Company I - Assorted counties

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

Unassigned Recruits -


Other Sources

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BOOKS

References

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