71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglass, Chicago, Illinois, July 26, 1862. It was stationed at Little Obion Bridge (3 Cos.) and mustered out October 29, 1862<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.<br>  
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The 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglass, Chicago, Illinois, July 26, 1862. It was stationed at Little Obion Bridge (3 Cos.) and mustered out October 29, 1862<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.<br>
  
For more information on the history of the 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:<br>  
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For more information on the history of the 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:<br>
  
• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/71st_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed 30 Dec 2010) article on the 71st Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>  
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• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/71st_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed 30 Dec 2010) article on the 71st Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>
  
•[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf6.htm#71st The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 30 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 71st Regiment Infantry. <br><br>  
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•[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf6.htm#71st The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 30 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 71st Regiment Infantry. <br><br>
  
 
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=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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Colour-bearers of the 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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Brief History

The 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglass, Chicago, Illinois, July 26, 1862. It was stationed at Little Obion Bridge (3 Cos.) and mustered out October 29, 1862[1].

For more information on the history of the 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

Wikipedia, (accessed 30 Dec 2010) article on the 71st Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

The Civil War Archive. (accessed 30 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 71st 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.


Other Sources

WEBSITES

BOOKS AND FILMS

  • United States. War Department. Record and Pension Office. Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations. (Washington, District of Columbia : The National Archives, c1964).FHL Collection 65th-75th Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488477. Other libraries with this microfilm. View online at Internet Archives.
  • Vance, Joseph W and Illinois. Adjutant General's Office. Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, 1861-1866 .(Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957, 1980).FHL CollectionFHL US/CAN Film 1670784. Other libraries with this book. View online at Internet Archives.Rosters of officers, enlisted men, and historical memoranda of the regiments.

References

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