53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== 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.  
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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<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.  
  
 
For more information on the history of the 53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:  
 
For more information on the history of the 53rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:  
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#53rd The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 23 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 53rd Regiment Infantry.
 
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#53rd The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 23 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 53rd Regiment 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.  
  
 
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=== <br>Other Sources<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[1].

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

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).