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<br>The 33rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in September 3, 1861. It mustered out November 24 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, December 6, 1865. Organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in September 3, 1861. Mustered out November 24 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, December 6, 1865.<ref>National Park Service,[http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System],(accessed 10 May 2011).</ref><br>
 
<br>The 33rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in September 3, 1861. It mustered out November 24 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, December 6, 1865. Organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in September 3, 1861. Mustered out November 24 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, December 6, 1865.<ref>National Park Service,[http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System],(accessed 10 May 2011).</ref><br>
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For more information on the history of the 33rd Regiment, Illinois see the following:<br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/33rd_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia] (accessed 26 July 2011) An article and links for the 33rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment. <br>
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#33rd The Civil War Archive] (accessed 26 July 2011) Brief history of the 33rd Regiment Infantry.<br>
  
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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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.  
 
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 [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/613/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 613-617.
  
*Company B - many men from
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*Company B - many men from [[DuPage County, Illinois#Military|DuPage County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/dupage.html DuPage County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/617/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 617-621.
  
*Company C - many men from
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*Company C - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean]] and [[Cook County, Illinois#Military|Cook]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/621/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 621-624.
  
*Company D - many men from
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*Company D - many men from [[Christian County, Illinois#Military|Christian]] and [[Sangamon County, Illinois#Military|Sangamon]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/christia.html Christian] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/sangamon.html Sangamon] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/624/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 624-628.
  
*Company E - many men from
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*Company E - many men from [[Bureau County, Illinois#Military|Bureau]] and [[Knox County, Illinois#Military|Knox]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/bureau.html Bureau] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/628/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 628-631.
  
*Company F - many men from
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*Company F - many men from [[Morgan County, Illinois#Military|Morgan]] and [[Scott County, Illinois#Military|Scott]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/morgan.html Morgan] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott ]county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/632/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 632-635.
  
*Company G - many men from
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*Company G - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/635/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 635-638.
  
*Company H - many men from
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*Company H - many men from [[Knox County, Illinois#Military|Knox County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/638/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 638-641.
  
*Company I - many men from
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*Company I - many men from [[Pike County, Illinois#Military|Pike County<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1309879746515_404" />]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/pike.html Pike County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/641/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 641-645.
  
*Company K - many men from
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*Company K ([http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/033_reg.html Bateman Rifles])&nbsp; - many men from [[Cass County, Illinois#Military|Cass]] and [[Morgan County, Illinois#Military|Morgan]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cass.html Cass] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/morgan.html Morgan] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/645/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 645-649.<br>
  
*Unassigned Recruits -
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*Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/649/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 649-650.
  
=== <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 2,678 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0033RI Roster].
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=== Other Sources  ===
  
 
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>
  
 
*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters from the Adjutant General's Report,] [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/033_reg.html 33rd 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/033_reg.html 33rd 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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*[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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<br> BOOKS  
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*Burnham, J. H. ''The Thirty-Third Regiment Illinois Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865''. (Springfield? Ill: Illinois Historical Society, 1912).{{FHL|667317|item}}&nbsp; FHL US/CAN Fiche 6084225.&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/thirty-third-regiment-illinois-infantry-in-the-civil-war-1861-1865/oclc/34592979&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book]. View online at [http://www.archive.org/details/33rdregillinois00burnrich Internet Archives].<br>
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*Way, Virgil Gilman, and Isaac H. Elliott. ''History of the Thirty-Third Regiment Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 22nd August, 1861, to 7th December, 1865''. (Gibson City, Ill: The [Regimental] association, 1902). {{FHL|264053|item}} FHL US/CAN Book 977.3 M25w. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-the-thirty-third-regiment-illinois-veteran-volunteer-infantry-in-the-civil-war-22nd-august-1861-to-7th-december-1865/oclc/5132939&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book]. View online at [http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924030903995 Internet Archives].<br>
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*Elliott, Isaac H. ''History of the Thirty-Third Regiment Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 22nd August, 1861, to 7th December, 1865.'' (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), {{FHL|667320|item|disp=FHL fiche 6084228}}
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*Elliott, Isaac H., Way, Virgil G., ''History of the thirty-third regiment Illinois veteran volunteer infantry in the Civil War, 22nd August, 1861, to 7th December, 1865.'' (Gibson City, Illinois&nbsp;: Regimental Association, 1902) {{FHL|264053|item |disp=FHL book 977.3 M25w}}
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Contents

Brief History


The 33rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in September 3, 1861. It mustered out November 24 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, December 6, 1865. Organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in September 3, 1861. Mustered out November 24 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, December 6, 1865.[1]

For more information on the history of the 33rd Regiment, Illinois see the following:

  • Wikipedia (accessed 26 July 2011) An article and links for the 33rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.


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.

  • Unassigned Recruits - Roster, vol. 2, pages 649-650.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,678 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

  • Way, Virgil Gilman, and Isaac H. Elliott. History of the Thirty-Third Regiment Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 22nd August, 1861, to 7th December, 1865. (Gibson City, Ill: The [Regimental] association, 1902). FHL Collection FHL US/CAN Book 977.3 M25w. Other libraries with this book. View online at Internet Archives.
  • Elliott, Isaac H. History of the Thirty-Third Regiment Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 22nd August, 1861, to 7th December, 1865. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6084228
  • Elliott, Isaac H., Way, Virgil G., History of the thirty-third regiment Illinois veteran volunteer infantry in the Civil War, 22nd August, 1861, to 7th December, 1865. (Gibson City, Illinois : Regimental Association, 1902) FHL book 977.3 M25w

References

  1. National Park Service,Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System,(accessed 10 May 2011).