53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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The 53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Ottawa, Illinois on January 1862. It mustered out on July 22, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.  
 
The 53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Ottawa, Illinois on January 1862. It mustered out on July 22, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.  
  
For more information on the history of the 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, see the following:  
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For more information on the history of the 53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:  
  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/53rd_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed 23 Dec 2010) article on the 53rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/53rd_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed 23 Dec 2010) article on the 53rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>

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Brief History

The 53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Ottawa, Illinois on January 1862. It mustered out on July 22, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.

For more information on the history of the 53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

  • Wikipedia, (accessed 23 Dec 2010) article on the 53rd 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.


Other Sources


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