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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.<br>
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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 [[Clay County, Illinois#Military|Clay County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/clay.html Clay County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/494/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 494-496.<br>
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Company B - many men from [[Richland County, Illinois#Military|Richland County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/richland.html Richland County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/496/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 496-498.<br>
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Company C - many men from [[Effingham County, Illinois#Military|Effingham County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/effingha.html Effingham County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/498/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 498-500.<br>
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Company D - many men from [[Crawford County, Illinois#Military|Crawford County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/crawford.html Crawford County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/500/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 500-502.<br>
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Company E - many men from [[Crawford County, Illinois#Military|Crawford County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/crawford.html Crawford County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/502/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 502-504.<br>
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Company F - many men from [[Clay County, Illinois#Military|Clay]] and [[White County, Illinois#Military|White]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/clay.html Clay] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/white.html White] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/504/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 504-506.<br>
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Company G - many men from [[Richland County, Illinois#Military|Richland County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/richland.html Richland County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/506/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 506-508.<br>
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Company H - many men from [[Richland County, Illinois#Military|Richland County]] -[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/richland.html Richland County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/508/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 508-510.<br>
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Company I - many men from [[Jasper County, Illinois#Military|Jasper County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jasper.html Jasper County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/510/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 510-511.<br>
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Company K - many men from [[Effingham County, Illinois#Military|Effingham County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/effingha.html Effingham County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/512/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 512-513.<br>
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Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant05illi1#page/513/mode/1up Roster], vol. 5, pages 513-514.
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,711 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0098RI Roster].
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=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
  
 
WEBSITES  
 
WEBSITES  
  
*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 January 2011) can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment.
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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>
  
BOOKS AND FILMS  
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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/098_reg.html 98th 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>
  
 
*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;98th-105th Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488481. [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/compiledrecordss0029unit Internet Archives]. <br>
 
*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;98th-105th Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488481. [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/compiledrecordss0029unit 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>
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Contents

Brief History

The 98th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Centralia, Illinois, and mustered in September 3, 1862.  It moved to Edgefield and had duty there until June, 1865. It mustered out June 2 and discharged at Springfield, Illinois, July 7, 1865[1].

For more information on the history of the 98th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

  • Wikipedia, (accessed 6 January 2011) article on the 98th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
  • Civil War Archive. (accessed 6 Jan 2011) Brief history of the 98th 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 Clay County - Clay County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 494-496.

Company B - many men from Richland County - Richland County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 496-498.

Company C - many men from Effingham County - Effingham County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 498-500.

Company D - many men from Crawford County - Crawford County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 500-502.

Company E - many men from Crawford County - Crawford County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 502-504.

Company F - many men from Clay and White counties - Clay and White county web sites - Roster, vol. 5, pages 504-506.

Company G - many men from Richland County - Richland County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 506-508.

Company H - many men from Richland County -Richland County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 508-510.

Company I - many men from Jasper County - Jasper County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 510-511.

Company K - many men from Effingham County - Effingham County web site - Roster, vol. 5, pages 512-513.

Unassigned Recruits - Roster, vol. 5, pages 513-514.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,711 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.


Other Sources

WEBSITES

  • 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 98th-105th Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488481. 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.

References

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



 

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