20th 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.
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*Company A - many men from
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*Company B - many men from
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*Company C - many men from
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*Company D - many men from
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*Company E - many men from
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*Company F - many men from
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*Company G - many men from
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*Company H - many men from
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*Company I - many men from
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*Company K - many men from
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*Unassigned Recruits -
  
 
=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
 
=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===

Revision as of 18:04, 9 August 2011

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Contents

Brief History


The 20th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered in June 13, 1861. It mustered out July 16 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, July 24, 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.

  • Company A - many men from
  • Company B - many men from
  • Company C - many men from
  • Company D - many men from
  • Company E - many men from
  • Company F - many men from
  • Company G - many men from
  • Company H - many men from
  • Company I - many men from
  • Company K - many men from
  • Unassigned Recruits -


Other Sources

WEBSITES

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

BOOKS

References

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