37th 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/reportofadjutant03illi1#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/reportofadjutant03illi1#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 Rock Island and Mercer counties - Rock Island and Mercer counties web site -
  
*Company B - many men from
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*Company B - many men from Stark and Henry counties -
  
*Company C - many men from
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*Company C - many men from Lake County -
  
*Company D - many men from
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*Company D - many men from Cook County and the state of Michigan -
  
*Company E - many men from
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*Company E - many men from LaSalle County -
  
*Company F - many men from
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*Company F - many men from Lake County -
  
*Company G - many men from
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*Company G - many men from Cook and McLean counties -
  
*Company H - many men from
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*Company H - many men from Rock Island County -
  
*Company I - many men from
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*Company I - many men from Boone County -
  
*Company K - many men from
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*Company K - many men from Vermilion County -
  
 
*Unassigned Recruits -
 
*Unassigned Recruits -

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Brief History


The 37th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in September 18, 1861.  It moved to Houston July 17. Mustered out May 15, 1866. [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 Rock Island and Mercer counties - Rock Island and Mercer counties web site -
  • Company B - many men from Stark and Henry counties -
  • Company C - many men from Lake County -
  • Company D - many men from Cook County and the state of Michigan -
  • Company E - many men from LaSalle County -
  • Company F - many men from Lake County -
  • Company G - many men from Cook and McLean counties -
  • Company H - many men from Rock Island County -
  • Company I - many men from Boone County -
  • Company K - many men from Vermilion County -
  • Unassigned Recruits -


Other Sources

WEB SITES

  • 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).