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=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== 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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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>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/reportofadjutant07illi1#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.  
 
<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/reportofadjutant07illi1#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.  
  
*Company A - many men from  
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*Company A - many men from Madison County (Also known as Alton Battalion) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison County] web site -
*Company B - many men from  
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*Company B - many men from Madison County (Also known as Alton Battalion) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison County] web site -
*Company C - many men from  
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*Company C - many men from Madison County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison County] web site -
*Company D - many men from  
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*Company D - many men from Madison and Piatt counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/piatt.html Piatt] county web sites -
*Company E - many men from  
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*Company E - many men from Madison and&nbsp;Greene counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison] and&nbsp;[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/greene.html Greene] county web sites -
*Company F - many men from  
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*Company F - many men from Pulaski and Jersey counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/pulaski.html Pulaski] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jersey.html Jersey] county web sites -
*Company G - many men from  
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*Company G - many men from Madison and&nbsp;Jersey counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison] and&nbsp;[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jersey.html Jersey] county web sites -
*Company H - many men from  
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*Company H - many men from Jersey&nbsp;and Lake counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jersey.html Jersey] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lake.html Lake] county web sites -
*Company I - many men from  
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*Company I - many men from Madison County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison County] web site -
*Company K - many men from  
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*Company K - many men from Madison County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison County] web site -
 
*UnAssigned Recruits
 
*UnAssigned Recruits
  

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Brief History

The 144th Regiment, Illinois Infantry ( 1 year, 1864-65) was organized at Alton, Illinois, and mustered in for 1 year October 21, 1864.  It mustered out July 14, 1865. [1]

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 Madison County (Also known as Alton Battalion) - Madison County web site -
  • Company B - many men from Madison County (Also known as Alton Battalion) - Madison County web site -
  • Company C - many men from Madison County - Madison County web site -
  • Company D - many men from Madison and Piatt counties - Madison and Piatt county web sites -
  • Company E - many men from Madison and Greene counties - Madison and Greene county web sites -
  • Company F - many men from Pulaski and Jersey counties - Pulaski and Jersey county web sites -
  • Company G - many men from Madison and Jersey counties - Madison and Jersey county web sites -
  • Company H - many men from Jersey and Lake counties - Jersey and Lake county web sites -
  • Company I - many men from Madison County - Madison County web site -
  • Company K - many men from Madison County - Madison County web site -
  • UnAssigned Recruits

Other Sources

WEBSITES

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