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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
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The 94th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized in McLean County and mustered in August 20, 1862.&nbsp; It moved to Galveston, Texas, and had duty there until July 17, mustering out July 17, 1865<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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For more information on the history of the 94th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:<br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/94th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed 6 January 2011) article on the 94th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf8.htm#94th Civil War Archive]. (accessed 6 Jan 2011) Brief history of the 94th Regiment Infantry. <br>
  
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
  
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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.<br>
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<br>The following counties of origin are taken from the ''Adjutant General's Report'', found on the [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters] web site. Roster pages are from the same report found on the [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/n6/mode/1up Internet Archives] web site. The rosters show the men who served in each regiment, their residences, dates of enlistment and mustering out, and other remarks.
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Company A - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/385/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 385-387<br>
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Company B - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/387/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 387-389.<br>
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Company C - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/389/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 389-391.<br>
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Company D - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/391/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 391-393.<br>
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Company E - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/393/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 393-395.<br>
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Company F - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/395/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 395-397.<br>
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Company G - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/397/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 397-399.<br>
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Company H - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/399/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 399-401.<br>
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Company I - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean]] and [[Tazewell County, Illinois#Military|Tazewell]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/tazewell.html Tazewell] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/401/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 401-402.
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Company K - many men from [[McLean County, Illinois#Military|McLean County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mclean.html McLean County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/403/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 403-404.<br>
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Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/404/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 404-405.
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,676 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0094RI Roster].
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=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
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WEB SITES
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Illinois in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).<br>
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*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
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*[[Illinois in the Civil War|Illinois in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Illinois, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
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*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters from the Adjutant General's Report,]&nbsp; [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/094_reg.html 94th Regiment]&nbsp; (accessed 22 Feb. 2011) includes rosters of all the regiments and information on the different companies in each regiment.
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*[http://www.ilsos.gov/genealogy/ Illinois State Archives] - Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database (accessed 14 June 2011). Search by residence, unit, regiment, company or soldier.
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<br>BOOKS AND FILMS
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*Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois''. Illinois Military Units in the Civil War''. (Springfield, [Ill.]:Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois, c1962).{{FHL|689434|item}}.FHL US/CAN Book 977.3 M2im and FHL US/CAN FIlm 6334558. [http://tinyurl.com/3w7thxa Other libraries with this&nbsp;book]. &nbsp;Includes millitary units by county, infantry, cavalry, and artillery regiments, including independent artillery.<br>
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*United States. War Department. Record and Pension Office. ''Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations''. (Washington, District of Columbia&nbsp;: The National Archives, c1964).{{FHL|499078|item}}&nbsp;91st-97th Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488480. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/compiled-records-showing-service-of-military-units-in-volunteer-union-organizations/oclc/33667366&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this microfilm]. View online at [http://www.archive.org/details/compiledrecordss0028unit Internet Archives]. <br>
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*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&nbsp;: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957, 1980).{{FHL|340109|item|display=FHL Collection}}FHL US/CAN Film 1670785. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/report-of-the-adjutant-general-of-the-state-of-illinois-1861-1866/oclc/4526513&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book.] View online at [http://www.archive.org/details/reportofadjutant00illinois Internet Archives].Rosters of officers, enlisted men, and historical memoranda of the regiments.<br>
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*Prombo, Joseph Paul, and Lucy Lucile Tasher. ''The History of the 94th Illinois Infantry Regiment, 1862-1865''. (Thesis (M.S.)--Illinois State University at Normal, 1965, 1965). [http://tinyurl.com/6bmsuq7 Libraries with this book].<br>
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Contents

Brief History

The 94th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized in McLean County and mustered in August 20, 1862.  It moved to Galveston, Texas, and had duty there until July 17, mustering out July 17, 1865[1].

For more information on the history of the 94th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

  • Wikipedia, (accessed 6 January 2011) article on the 94th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
  • Civil War Archive. (accessed 6 Jan 2011) Brief history of the 94th 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.


The following counties of origin are taken from the Adjutant General's Report, found on the Illinois Civil War Rosters web site. Roster pages are from the same report found on the Internet Archives web site. The rosters show the men who served in each regiment, their residences, dates of enlistment and mustering out, and other remarks.

Company A - many men from McLean County - McLean County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 385-387

Company B - many men from McLean County - McLean County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 387-389.

Company C - many men from McLean County - McLean County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 389-391.

Company D - many men from McLean County - McLean County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 391-393.

Company E - many men from McLean County - McLean County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 393-395.

Company F - many men from McLean County - McLean County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 395-397.

Company G - many men from McLean County - McLean County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 397-399.

Company H - many men from McLean County - McLean County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 399-401.

Company I - many men from McLean and Tazewell counties - McLean and Tazewell county web sites - Roster, vol. 5, pages 401-402.

Company K - many men from McLean County - McLean County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 403-404.

Unassigned Recruits - Roster, vol. 5, pages 404-405.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,676 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.


Other Sources

WEB SITES

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Illinois in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Illinois in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Illinois, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Illinois State Archives - Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database (accessed 14 June 2011). Search by residence, unit, regiment, company or soldier.


BOOKS AND FILMS

  • Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois. Illinois Military Units in the Civil War. (Springfield, [Ill.]:Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois, c1962).FHL Collection.FHL US/CAN Book 977.3 M2im and FHL US/CAN FIlm 6334558. Other libraries with this book.  Includes millitary units by county, infantry, cavalry, and artillery regiments, including independent artillery.
  • 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 91st-97th Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488480. 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 1670785. Other libraries with this book. View online at Internet Archives.Rosters of officers, enlisted men, and historical memoranda of the regiments.
  • Prombo, Joseph Paul, and Lucy Lucile Tasher. The History of the 94th Illinois Infantry Regiment, 1862-1865. (Thesis (M.S.)--Illinois State University at Normal, 1965, 1965). Libraries with this book.

References

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



 

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