Difference between revisions of "11th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(formatting)
(Added civil war info)
(11 intermediate revisions by 3 users not shown)
Line 4: Line 4:
  
 
The 11th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry was organized at Peoria, Illinois and mustered in December 20, 1861.&nbsp; It mustered out September 30, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.  
 
The 11th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry was organized at Peoria, Illinois and mustered in December 20, 1861.&nbsp; It mustered out September 30, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.  
 +
 +
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
 +
 +
*The Cvil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilcav2.htm#11th 11th Regiment Cavalry], (accessed 13 June 2012).
 +
*Wikipedia article,[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Regiment_Illinois_Volunteer_Cavalry 11th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry ],(accessed 20 June 2012) <br>
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
Line 11: Line 16:
 
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/reportofadjutant08illi1#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/reportofadjutant08illi1#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 Peoria County and Cook County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites <br>
+
Company A - many men from [[Peoria County, Illinois|Peoria County]] and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites <br>  
*Company B - many men from Peoria County and Fulton County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/fulton.html Fulton] county web sites <br>
+
 
*Company C - many men from Knox County -[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox County] web site <br>
+
Company B - many men from [[Peoria County, Illinois|Peoria County]] and [[Fulton County, Illinois|Fulton County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/fulton.html Fulton] county web sites <br>  
*Company D - many men from Peoria County and Winnebago County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/winnebag.html Winnebago] county web sites <br>
+
 
*Company E - many men from Peoria County -&nbsp;[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria County] web site <br>
+
Company C - many men from [[Knox County, Illinois|Knox County]] -[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox County] web site <br>  
*Company F - many men from Tazewell County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/tazewell.html Tazewell County] web site <br>
+
 
*Company G - many men from Fulton County (Also Known as Blair's Escort, Crocker's Escort &amp; McArthur's Escort) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/fulton.html Fulton County] web site -
+
Company D - many men from [[Peoria County, Illinois|Peoria County]] and [[Winnebago County, Illinois|Winnebago County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/winnebag.html Winnebago] county web sites <br>  
*Company H - many men from Tazewell County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/tazewell.html Tazewell County] web site <br>
+
 
*Company I - many men from McDonough&nbsp;County&nbsp;and Warren&nbsp;County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mcdonoug.html McDonough] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/warren.html Warren] county web sites <br>
+
Company E - many men from [[Peoria County, Illinois|Peoria County]] -&nbsp;[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria County] web site <br>  
*Company K - many men from Warren County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/warren.html Warren County] web site <br>
+
 
*Company L - many men from Peoria&nbsp;County&nbsp;and Mason County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mason.html Mason] county web site <br>
+
Company F - many men from [[Tazewell County, Illinois|Tazewell County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/tazewell.html Tazewell County] web site <br>  
*Company M - many men from Peoria County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria County] web site
+
 
 +
Company G - many men from [[Fulton County, Illinois|Fulton County]] (Also Known as Blair's Escort, Crocker's Escort &amp; McArthur's Escort) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/fulton.html Fulton County] web site <br>
 +
 
 +
Company H - many men from [[Tazewell County, Illinois|Tazewell County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/tazewell.html Tazewell County] web site <br>  
 +
 
 +
Company I - many men from [[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough&nbsp;County]]&nbsp;and [[Warren County, Illinois|Warren&nbsp;County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mcdonoug.html McDonough] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/warren.html Warren] county web sites <br>  
 +
 
 +
Company K - many men from [[Warren County, Illinois|Warren County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/warren.html Warren County] web site <br>  
 +
 
 +
Company L - many men from [[Peoria County, Illinois|Peoria&nbsp;County]]&nbsp;and [[Mason County, Illinois|Mason County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mason.html Mason] county web site <br>  
 +
 
 +
Company M - many men from [[Peoria County, Illinois|Peoria County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria County] web site
 +
 
 +
 
 +
 
 +
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 3,992 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0011RC Roster].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
Line 28: Line 48:
 
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.indianadigitalarchives.org/TitleInfo.aspx?TID=77 Indiana State Digital Achives for Civil War ]can be searched by soldier's name (accessed 1 May 2011) <br>
 +
 
 +
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Indiana in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).<br>
 +
 
 +
*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
 +
 
 +
*[[Indiana in the Civil War|Indiana in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Indiana, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
 +
 
 +
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
  
 
*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters from the Adjutant General's Report,] [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/cav_011.html 11th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry] (accessed 10 May 2011) includes rosters of all the regiments and information on the different companies in each regiment.
 
*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters from the Adjutant General's Report,] [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/cav_011.html 11th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry] (accessed 10 May 2011) includes rosters of all the regiments and information on the different companies in each regiment.
Line 36: Line 64:
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===
  
<references /><br><br>
+
<references /><br><br>  
  
 
[[Category:Illinois_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]
 
[[Category:Illinois_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]

Revision as of 03:06, 1 February 2013

United States   Gotoarrow.png   U.S. Military   Gotoarrow.png   Illinois   Gotoarrow.png   Illinois Military   Gotoarrow.png   Illinois in the Civil War   Gotoarrow.png  11th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry

Brief History

The 11th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry was organized at Peoria, Illinois and mustered in December 20, 1861.  It mustered out September 30, 1865.[1].

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

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 Peoria County and Cook County - Peoria and Cook county web sites

Company B - many men from Peoria County and Fulton County - Peoria and Fulton county web sites

Company C - many men from Knox County -Knox County web site

Company D - many men from Peoria County and Winnebago County - Peoria and Winnebago county web sites

Company E - many men from Peoria CountyPeoria County web site

Company F - many men from Tazewell County - Tazewell County web site

Company G - many men from Fulton County (Also Known as Blair's Escort, Crocker's Escort & McArthur's Escort) - Fulton County web site

Company H - many men from Tazewell County - Tazewell County web site

Company I - many men from McDonough County and Warren County - McDonough and Warren county web sites

Company K - many men from Warren County - Warren County web site

Company L - many men from Peoria County and Mason County - Peoria and Mason county web site

Company M - many men from Peoria County - Peoria County web site


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3,992 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

WEBSITES

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Indiana in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Indiana in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Indiana, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.

BOOKS

References

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