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. <br>  
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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>
  
 
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/reportofadjutant07illi1#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/reportofadjutant07illi1#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 Cook and LaSalle counties (Also Known as Grant's Escort) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle] county web sites - <br>  
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*Company A - many men from Cook and LaSalle counties (Also Known as Grant's Escort) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle] county web sites - <br>
  
Company B - many men from Cook and LaSalle Counties (Also Known as Carrnichael's Cavalry Company) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle] county web sites - Kendall County (Also Known as Dollins' Cavalry Company) - Kendall County web site -<br>  
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*Company B - many men from Cook and LaSalle Counties (Also Known as Carrnichael's Cavalry Company) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle] county web sites - Kendall County (Also Known as Dollins' Cavalry Company) - Kendall County web site -<br>
  
Company C - many men from Kendall County (Also Known as Dollins' Cavalry Company) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/kendall.html Kendall County] web site -<br>
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*Company C - many men from Kendall County (Also Known as Dollins' Cavalry Company) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/kendall.html Kendall County] web site -<br>
  
Company D - many men from Will and Ogle counties (Also Known as Quinby's Escort) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/will.html Will] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/ogle.html Ogle] county web sites - <br>  
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*Company D - many men from Will and Ogle counties (Also Known as Quinby's Escort) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/will.html Will] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/ogle.html Ogle] county web sites - <br>
  
Company E - many men from Putnam County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/putnam.html Putnam County] web site -<br>  
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*Company E - many men from Putnam County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/putnam.html Putnam County] web site -<br>
  
Company F - many men from Vermilion County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/vermilio.html Vermilion County] web site -<br>  
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*Company F - many men from Vermilion County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/vermilio.html Vermilion County] web site -<br>
  
Company G - many men from McLean and Woodford counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/woodford.html Woodford] county web sites - <br>  
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*Company G - many men from McLean and Woodford counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/woodford.html Woodford] county web sites - <br>
  
Company H - many men from Logan and Tazewell counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/logan.html Logan] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/tazewell.html Tazewell] county web sites -<br>  
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*Company H - many men from Logan and Tazewell counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/logan.html Logan] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/tazewell.html Tazewell] county web sites -<br>
  
Company I - many men from LaSalle County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle County] web site -<br>  
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*Company I - many men from LaSalle County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle County] web site -<br>
  
Company K - many men from Kankakee County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/kankakee.html Kankakee County] web site -<br>  
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*Company K - many men from Kankakee County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/kankakee.html Kankakee County] web site -<br>
  
Company L - many men from DeWitt and McLean counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/dewitt.html DeWitt] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean] county web sites -<br>  
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*Company L - many men from DeWitt and McLean counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/dewitt.html DeWitt] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean] county web sites -<br>
  
Company M - many men from Rock Island County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/rockisla.html Rock Island County] web site - <br>
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*Company M - many men from Rock Island County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/rockisla.html Rock Island County] web site - <br>
  
 
=== <br>Other Sources<br>  ===
 
=== <br>Other Sources<br>  ===

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Contents

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. 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 Cook and LaSalle counties (Also Known as Grant's Escort) - Cook and LaSalle county web sites -
  • Company B - many men from Cook and LaSalle Counties (Also Known as Carrnichael's Cavalry Company) - Cook and LaSalle county web sites - Kendall County (Also Known as Dollins' Cavalry Company) - Kendall County web site -
  • Company C - many men from Kendall County (Also Known as Dollins' Cavalry Company) - Kendall County web site -
  • Company D - many men from Will and Ogle counties (Also Known as Quinby's Escort) - Will and Ogle county web sites -
  • Company E - many men from Putnam County - Putnam County web site -
  • Company G - many men from McLean and Woodford counties - McLean and Woodford county web sites -
  • Company H - many men from Logan and Tazewell counties - Logan and Tazewell county web sites -
  • Company L - many men from DeWitt and McLean counties - DeWitt and McLean county web sites -


Other Sources

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References

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