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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.  
 
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>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/reportofadjutant06illi1#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.  
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<br>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/reportofadjutant06illi1#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.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>
  
*Company A - many men from [[Livingston_County,_Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site -  
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*Company A - many men from [[Livingston County, Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/534/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 534.<br>
*Company B - many men from [[Livingston_County,_Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site -  
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*Company B - many men from [[Livingston County, Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/536/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 536.<br>
*Company C - many men from [[Livingston_County,_Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site -  
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*Company C - many men from [[Livingston County, Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/538/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 538.<br>
*Company D - many men from [[Scott_County,_Illinois|Scott County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott County] web site -  
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*Company D - many men from [[Scott County, Illinois|Scott County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/539/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 539.<br>
*Company E - many men from[[Livingston_County,_Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site -  
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*Company E - many men from[[Livingston County, Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/541/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 541.<br>
*Company F - many men from [[Scott_County,_Illinois|Scott County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott County] web site -  
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*Company F - many men from [[Scott County, Illinois|Scott County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/543/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 543.<br>
*Company G - many men from [[Livingston_County,_Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site -  
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*Company G - many men from [[Livingston County, Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/545/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 545.<br>
*Company H - many men from [[Scott_County,_Illinois|Scott County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott County] web site -  
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*Company H - many men from [[Scott County, Illinois|Scott County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/547/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page&nbsp;547.<br>
*Company I - many men from [[Scott_County,_Illinois|Scott County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott County] web site -  
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*Company I - many men from [[Scott County, Illinois|Scott County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/549/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 549.<br>
*Company K - many men from [[Rock_Island_County,_Illinois|Rock Island County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/rockisla.html Rock Island County] web site -  
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*Company K - many men from [[Rock Island County, Illinois|Rock Island County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/rockisla.html Rock Island County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/551/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 551.<br>
*Unassigned Recruits
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*Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/553/mode/1up Roster], vol. 6, page 553.<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 17:22, 25 October 2011

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Brief History

The 129th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Pontiac and mustered in September 8, 1862. They were moved to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Virginia, April 29-May 19 and Grand Review May 24.  It mustered out June 8, 1865. [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.


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.   

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