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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglass, Chicago, Illinois, July 26, 1862. It was stationed at Little Obion Bridge (3 Cos.) and mustered out October 29, 1862.<br>
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The 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglass, Chicago, Illinois, July 26, 1862. It was stationed at Little Obion Bridge (3 Cos.) and mustered out October 29, 1862<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.<br>  
  
 
For more information on the history of the 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:<br>  
 
For more information on the history of the 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:<br>  
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• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/71st_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed 30 Dec 2010) article on the 71st Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>  
 
• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/71st_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed 30 Dec 2010) article on the 71st Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>  
  
•[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf6.htm#71st The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 30 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 71st Regiment Infantry. <br><br>
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•[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf6.htm#71st The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 30 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 71st Regiment Infantry. <br><br>  
  
 
=== <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.
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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>Other Sources<br>  ===
 
=== <br>Other Sources<br>  ===
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WEBSITES  
 
WEBSITES  
  
 
*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 30 Dec. 2010) can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment.
 
*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 30 Dec. 2010) can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment.
  
BOOKS
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BOOKS  
  
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=== References  ===
  
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Brief History

The 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglass, Chicago, Illinois, July 26, 1862. It was stationed at Little Obion Bridge (3 Cos.) and mustered out October 29, 1862[1].

For more information on the history of the 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

Wikipedia, (accessed 30 Dec 2010) article on the 71st Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

The Civil War Archive. (accessed 30 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 71st 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.


Other Sources

WEBSITES

BOOKS

References

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