4th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry

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

Revision as of 02:07, 11 August 2011

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Brief History

The 4th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry was organized at Ottawa, Illinois, and mustered in September 26, 1861. It was consolidated with 14th Illinois Cavalry June 14, 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.
The following counties of origin are taken from the Adjutant General's Report, found on the Illinois Civil War Rosters web site.

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


Other Sources

WEBSITES

BOOKS


References

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