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The 63rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Dubois, Anna, Illinois and mustered in on April 10, 1862. The regiment moved to Louisville, Kentucky on June 3-6 and mustered out on July 13, 1865.
For more information on the history of the 63rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:
• Wikipedia, (accessed 30 Dec 2010) article on the 63rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
• The Civil War Archive. (accessed 30 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 63rd Regiment Infantry.
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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