19th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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United States   Gotoarrow.png   U.S. Military   Gotoarrow.png   Illinois   Gotoarrow.png   Illinois Military   Gotoarrow.png   Illinois in the Civil War   Gotoarrow.png   19th Regiment, Illinois Infantry === Brief History ===

The 19th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was formed withFour Chicago Companies mustered into State service at Camp Yates May 4, 1861. Regiment organized at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in June 17, 1861.
Moved to Chicago June 8-17. Mustered out July 9, 1864; expiration of term.[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.

Other Sources




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