70th Regiment, Illinois Infantry
THe 70th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler and mustered in July 4, 1862.It was assigned to guard duty at Camp Butler, Illinois, until October then mustered out on October 23, 1862.
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.