8th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (3 months, 1861)

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''[[United States of America|United States]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois|Illinois]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois Military Records|Illinois Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   8th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (3 months, 1861)''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
This Unit organized at Springfield, Illinois, and mustered in for three months' service April 25, 1861.It was mustered out July 25, 1861.<br>
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The 8th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (3 months, 1861) was&nbsp;organized at Springfield, Illinois, and mustered in for three months' service April 25, 1861.&nbsp; It was mustered out July 25, 1861.
  
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===

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Brief History

The 8th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (3 months, 1861) was organized at Springfield, Illinois, and mustered in for three months' service April 25, 1861.  It was mustered out July 25, 1861.


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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