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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]]   43rd 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 43rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in October 12, 1861.&nbsp; It mustered out November 30 and discharged at Camp Butler, Illinois, December 14, 1865. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 10 May 2011).</ref><br>
  
*[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/unilinf4.htm#43rd 43rd Regiment Infantry], (accessed 14 June 2012).<br>
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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. <br>
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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/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.
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Company A - many men from [[St. Clair County, Illinois#Military|St Clair County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St Clair County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/245/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 245-247.<br>
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Company B - many men from [[St. Clair County, Illinois#Military|St Clair County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St Clair County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/247/mode/1up Roster,] vol. 3, pages 247-250.
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Company C - many men from [[Knox County, Illinois#Military|Knox]] and [[Henry County, Illinois#Military|Henry]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/henry.html Henry] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/250/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 250-252.<br>
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Company D - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois#Military|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook County] web site -&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/252/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 252-255.
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<br>Company E - many men from [[Rock Island County, Illinois#Military|Rock Island]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/rockisla.html Rock Island County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/255/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 255-257.<br>
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Company F - many men from assorted counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/043-f-in.html Roster], vol. 3, pages 257-260.<br>
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Company G - many men from [[St. Clair County, Illinois#Military|St Clair County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St Clair County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/260/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 260-263.
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Company H - many men from [[St. Clair County, Illinois#Military|St Clair County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stclair.html St Clair County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/263/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 263-266.
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Company I - many men from the state of Ohio - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/266/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 266-268.
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Company K - many men from [[St. Louis County, Missouri#Military|St. Louis, Missouri]]&nbsp;- [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/268/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 268-271.<br>
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Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/271/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 271-272.
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Unassigned Drafted and Substitute Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/272/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 272-273.
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43rd Consolidated Infantry Regiment - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/278/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 278-295 - Includes Companies A-K plus Unassigned Recruits.
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 3,263 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0043RI Roster].
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=== <br>Other Sources<br>  ===
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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/043_reg.html 43rd 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.
  
=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
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WEBSITES
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=== References  ===
  
*[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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Brief History


The 43rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered in October 12, 1861.  It mustered out November 30 and discharged at Camp Butler, Illinois, December 14, 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.

Company A - many men from St Clair County - St Clair County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 245-247.

Company B - many men from St Clair County - St Clair County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 247-250.

Company C - many men from Knox and Henry counties - Knox and Henry county web sites - Roster, vol. 3, pages 250-252.

Company D - many men from Cook County - Cook County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 252-255.


Company E - many men from Rock Island - Rock Island County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 255-257.

Company F - many men from assorted counties - Roster, vol. 3, pages 257-260.

Company G - many men from St Clair County - St Clair County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 260-263.

Company H - many men from St Clair County - St Clair County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 263-266.

Company I - many men from the state of Ohio - Roster, vol. 3, pages 266-268.

Company K - many men from St. Louis, Missouri - Roster, vol. 3, pages 268-271.

Unassigned Recruits - Roster, vol. 3, pages 271-272.

Unassigned Drafted and Substitute Recruits - Roster, vol. 3, pages 272-273.

43rd Consolidated Infantry Regiment - Roster, vol. 3, pages 278-295 - Includes Companies A-K plus Unassigned Recruits.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3,263 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.


Other Sources

WEB SITES

  • 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).