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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]]   12th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry''
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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
<br>The 50th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Quincy, Illinois and mustered in on September 12, 1861. They moved to Louisville, Kentucky on June 3-8 and mustered out on July 13, 1865<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.  
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The 12th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry was formed from Companies "A," "B," "C," "D," "E" and "G" were organized at Springfield, Ill., and mustered in February 24, 1862. They mustered out May 29, 1866.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.  
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilcav2.htm#12th 12th Regiment Cavalry], (accessed&nbsp; 14 June 2012).<br>
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*Wikipedia section,[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12th_Illinois_Cavalry 12th Illinois Cavalry], (accessed 20 June 2012) <br>
  
For more information about the&nbsp;50th Regiment, Illinois&nbsp;Infantry,&nbsp;see the following:
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=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/50th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed&nbsp;16 Dec 2010) article for 50th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>
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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.  
  
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf4.htm#50th The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 23 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 50th Regiment Infantry.
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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/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.  
  
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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*Company A - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] and [[Winnebago County, Illinois|Winnebago County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/winnebag.html Winnebago] county web sites
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*Company B - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook County] web site
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*Company C - many men from [[DuPage County, Illinois|DuPage County]] and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/dupage.html DuPage] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites
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*Company D - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook County] web site
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*Company E - many men from [[Kankakee County, Illinois|Kankakee&nbsp;County]] and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/kankakee.html Kankakee] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites
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*Company F - many men from [[Greene County, Illinois|Greene County]] (Also known as Gilmore's Cavalry Company) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/greene.html Greene County] web site
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*Company G - many men from [[Hancock County, Illinois|Hancock County]] and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] (Originally attached to 52nd Infantry; then assigned to Company H, 12th Illinois Cavalry, subsequently assigned as Company G, 15th Illinois Cavalry) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/hancock.html Hancock] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] County web sites
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*Company H - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] (Also known as Barker's Dragoons, Gilbert's Cavalry Company, McClellan Dragoons) [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook County] web site <br>  
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*Company I - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] (Also known as Barker's Dragoons, McClellan Dragoons) - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook County] web site
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*Company K - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook County] web site
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*Company L - many men from [[Warren County, Illinois|Warren County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/warren.html Warren County] web site
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*Company M - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook County ]web site
  
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 [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 4,544 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0012RC Roster].
  
=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
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=== Other Sources ===
  
 
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.
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*[[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 ‘Illinois in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
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*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.
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*[[Illinois in the Civil War|Illinois in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Illinois, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
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*[[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.
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*[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_012.html 12th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry] (accessed 10 May 2011) includes rosters of all the regiments and information on the different companies in each regiment.
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*Warner, Abraham Joseph; Enderton, Herbert Bronson. ''The private journal of Abraham Joseph Warner : extracts from volumes I, III, and IV (4 November 1838 to 25 December 1864).'' (San Diego, California : H.B. Enderton, c1973) {{FHL|87701|item|disp=FHL Book 921.73 W242a}}
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=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===
  
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Brief History

The 12th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry was formed from Companies "A," "B," "C," "D," "E" and "G" were organized at Springfield, Ill., and mustered in February 24, 1862. They mustered out May 29, 1866.[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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 4,544 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 ‘Illinois 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.
  • Illinois in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Illinois, 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.
  • Warner, Abraham Joseph; Enderton, Herbert Bronson. The private journal of Abraham Joseph Warner : extracts from volumes I, III, and IV (4 November 1838 to 25 December 1864). (San Diego, California : H.B. Enderton, c1973) FHL Book 921.73 W242a


BOOKS

References

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