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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]]   29th Regiment, Illinois Infantry === Brief History  ===
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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]]   29th Regiment, Illinois Infantry  
  
<br>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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=== Brief History  ===
  
For more information about the&nbsp;50th Regiment, Illinois&nbsp;Infantry,&nbsp;see the following:  
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<br>The 29th regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in August 19, 1861. They had duty at Millican, Hempstead, Brenham and Beaumont, on Texas Central R. R. until November and Mustered out November 6 and discharged from service November 28, 1865. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 10 May 2011).</ref>
  
*[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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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<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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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#29th 29th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 14 June 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/29th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 29th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment], (accessed 15 June 2012).
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=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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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.  
 
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/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.
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*Company A - many men from [[Hardin County, Illinois#Military_Records|Hardin County ]]- [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/hardin.html Hardin County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/447/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 447-448.<br>
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*Company B - many men from [[Alexander County, Illinois|Alexander County]], [[Hardin County, Illinois#Military_Records|Hardin County]]&nbsp;and [[White County, Illinois|White County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/alexande.html Alexander], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/hardin.html Hardin] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/white.html White] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/449/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 449-451.<br>
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*Company C - many men from [[Gallatin County, Illinois|Gallatin County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/gallatin.html Gallatin County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/451/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 451-453.<br>
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*Company D - many men from [[Gallatin County, Illinois|Gallatin County]], [[Sangamon County, Illinois|Sangamon County]]&nbsp;and [[White County, Illinois|White County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/gallatin.html Gallatin], [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/sangamon.html Sangamon] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/white.html White] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/453/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 453-455.<br>
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*Company E - many men from [[Saline County, Illinois|Saline County]]&nbsp;and [[Williamson County, Illinois|Williamson County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/saline.html Saline] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/williams.html Williamson] county web sites -&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/455/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 455-456.<br>
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*Company F - many men from [[Pope County, Illinois|Pope County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/pope.html Pope County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/457/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 457-458.<br>
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*Company G - many men from [[White County, Illinois|White County]]&nbsp;and [[Gallatin County, Illinois|Gallatin County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/white.html White County] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/gallatin.html Gallatin County] web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/458/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 458-460.<br>
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*Company H - many men from [[Edgar County, Illinois|Edgar County]]&nbsp;and [[Massac County, Illinois|Massac County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/edgar.html Edgar County] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/massac.html Massac County] web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/460/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 460-462.<br>
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*Company I - many men from [[Sangamon County, Illinois|Sangamon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/sangamon.html Sangamon County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/462/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 462-463.<br>
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*Company K - many men from [[Massac County, Illinois|Massac County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/massac.html Massac County] web site - Roster, vol. 2, pages 465-466.<br>
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*Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/466/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, page 466.<br>
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,995 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0029RI Roster].
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=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
  
 
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*[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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*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters from the Adjutant General's Report,] [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/029_reg.html 29th Regiment] (accessed 10 May 2011) includes rosters of all the regiments and information on the different companies in each regiment.
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*[http://www.ilsos.gov/genealogy/ Illinois State Archives] - Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database (accessed 14 June 2011). Search by residence, unit, regiment, company or soldier.
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BOOKS
  
BOOKS
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=== References  ===
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<br><br>Illinois
 
  
[[Category:Illinois_-_Military]]
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[[Category:Illinois_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]

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Brief History


The 29th regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in August 19, 1861. They had duty at Millican, Hempstead, Brenham and Beaumont, on Texas Central R. R. until November and Mustered out November 6 and discharged from service November 28, 1865. [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 2,995 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.
  • 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 10 May 2011).