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''[[United States of America|United States]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois|Illinois]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois Military Records|Illinois Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   10th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (3 months, 1861)''  
  
<br>The 10th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (3 months, 1861) was&nbsp;formed from first four Companies reporting at Springfield, Illinois April 20, 1861, which were ordered to Cairo,Illinois April 22. Regiment fully organized by the addition of three other Infantry Companies and three Artillery Companies and mustered in for three months' service by Capt. John Pope, U. S. A., April 29, 1861. Attached to Prentiss' Brigade and on garrison duty at Cairo, Illinois till July.<br>It was mustered out July 29, 1861.<br>
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=== Brief History  ===
  
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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The 10th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (3 months, 1861) was formed from first four Companies reporting at Springfield, Illinois April 20, 1861, which were ordered to Cairo,Illinois April 22. Regiment fully organized by the addition of three other Infantry Companies and three Artillery Companies and mustered in for three months' service by Capt. John Pope, U. S. A., April 29, 1861. Attached to Prentiss' Brigade and on garrison duty at Cairo, Illinois till July.<br>It was mustered out July 29, 1861.<br>
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=== 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.  
 
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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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/reportofadjutant01illi1#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.  
 
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/reportofadjutant01illi1#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 Adams County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams County] web site -
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Company A - many men from [[Adams County, Illinois|Adams County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams County] web site <br> Company B - many men from [[Morgan County, Illinois|Morgan County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/morgan.html Morgan County] web site <br> Company C - many men from [[DeKalb County, Illinois|DeKalb County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/dekalb.html DeKalb County] web site <br> Company D - many men from [[Adams County, Illinois|Adams County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams County] web site <br> Company E - many men from [[Adams County, Illinois|Adams County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams County] web site <br> Company F - many men from [[LaSalle County, Illinois|LaSalle County]] (Also known as Ottawa Artillery or Houghtaling's Battery) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle County] web site <br> Company G - many men from [[Morgan County, Illinois|Morgan County]]- [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/morgan.html Morgan County] web site <br> Company H - many men from [[Sangamon County, Illinois|Sangamon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/sangamon.html Sangamon County] web site <br> Company I - many men from [[Sangamon County, Illinois|Sangamon County]] (Also known as Springfield Artillery and Hopkins' Battery) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/sangamon.html Sangamon County] web site <br> Company K - many men from [[Madison County, Illinois|Madison County]] (Also known as McAllister's Battery and Plainfield Artillery) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison County] web site <br>
*Company B - many men from Morgan County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/morgan.html Morgan County] web site -
 
*Company C - many men from De Kalb County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/dekalb.html De Kalb County] web site -
 
*Company D - many men from Adams County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams County] web site -
 
*Company E - many men from Adams County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams County] web site -
 
*Company F - many men from LaSalle County (Also known as Ottawa Artillery or Houghtaling's Battery) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle County] web site -
 
*Company G - many men from Morgan County- [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/morgan.html Morgan County] web site -
 
*Company H - many men from Sangamon County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/sangamon.html Sangamon County] web site -
 
*Company I - many men from Sangamon County (Also known as Springfield Artillery and Hopkins' Battery) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/sangamon.html Sangamon County] web site -
 
*Company K - many men from Madison County (Also known as McAllister's Battery and Plainfield Artillery) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison County] web site -
 
  
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Brief History

The 10th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (3 months, 1861) was formed from first four Companies reporting at Springfield, Illinois April 20, 1861, which were ordered to Cairo,Illinois April 22. Regiment fully organized by the addition of three other Infantry Companies and three Artillery Companies and mustered in for three months' service by Capt. John Pope, U. S. A., April 29, 1861. Attached to Prentiss' Brigade and on garrison duty at Cairo, Illinois till July.
It was mustered out July 29, 1861.

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 Adams County - Adams County web site
Company B - many men from Morgan County - Morgan County web site
Company C - many men from DeKalb County - DeKalb County web site
Company D - many men from Adams County - Adams County web site
Company E - many men from Adams County - Adams County web site
Company F - many men from LaSalle County (Also known as Ottawa Artillery or Houghtaling's Battery) - LaSalle County web site
Company G - many men from Morgan County- Morgan County web site
Company H - many men from Sangamon County - Sangamon County web site
Company I - many men from Sangamon County (Also known as Springfield Artillery and Hopkins' Battery) - Sangamon County web site
Company K - many men from Madison County (Also known as McAllister's Battery and Plainfield Artillery) - Madison County web site

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