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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]]   130th Regiment, Illinois Infantry''
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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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<br>The 130th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Springfield, Illinois, and mustered in October 25, 1862.&nbsp;&nbsp; The Regiment reorganized at Mobile July 11, 1865. It was ordered to New Orleans and mustered out August 15, 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 about the&nbsp;50th Regiment, Illinois&nbsp;Infantry,&nbsp;see the following:  
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
  
*[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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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif11.htm#130th 130th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 15 June 2012),<br>
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*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/130th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 130th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment], (accessed 15 June 2012),<br>
  
*[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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=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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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>Other Sources<br> ===
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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;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>
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*Company A - many men from [[Monroe County, Illinois|Monroe County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/monroe.html Monroe County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/556/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, page 556.<br>
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*Company B - many men from [[Sangamon County, Illinois|Sangamon County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/sangamon.html Sangamon County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/558/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, page 558.<br>
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*Company C - many men from [[Alexander County, Illinois|Alexander County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/alexande.html Alexander County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/559/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, page 559.
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*Company D - many men from [[Christian County, Illinois|Christian County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/christia.html Christian County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/561/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, page 561.
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*Company E - many men from [[Bond County, Illinois|Bond]] and [[Mercer County, Illinois|Mercer]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/bond.html Bond] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mercer.html Mercer] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/562/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, page 562.
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*Company F - many men from [[Bond County, Illinois|Bond]] and [[Mercer County, Illinois|Mercer]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/bond.html Bond] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mercer.html Mercer] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/562/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, page 564.
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*Company G - many men from [[Coles County, Illinois|Coles County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/coles.html Coles County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/566/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, page 566.
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*Company H - many men from [[Richland County, Illinois|Richland]] and [[Wabash County, Illinois|Wabash]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/richland.html Richland] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/wabash.html Wabash] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/567/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, page 567.
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*Company I - many men from [[Lawrence County, Illinois|Lawrence]] and [[Sangamon County, Illinois|Sangamon]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lawrence.html Lawrence] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/sangamon.html Sangamon] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/569/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, page 569.
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*Company K - many men from [[Clark County, Illinois|Clark]] and [[Edgar County, Illinois|Edgar]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/clark.html Clark] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/edgar.html Edgar] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/570/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, page 570.
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*Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/572/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, page 572.<br>
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Company and county information on the '''130th (Revived) Illinois Infantry Regiment''' can be found at [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/130_reg.html Illinois Civil War Rosters] and [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant06illi1#page/578/mode/1p Roster], vol. 6, pages 578 - 588.<br>  
  
WEBSITES
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,741 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0130RI Roster].
  
*[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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=== <br>Other Sources<br>  ===
  
BOOKS &amp; FILMS
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WEBSITES
  
*Hubert, Charles F. ''History of the Fiftieth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Union''.&nbsp;(Salt Lake City, Utah&nbsp;: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, c1988).{{FHL|649065|item}}.FHL US/CAN Film 1421977 Item 4. {{FHL|667596|item}}FHL US/CAN Fiche 6084245. [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=History+of+the+Fiftieth+Regiment%2C+Illinois+Volunteer+Infantry+in+the+War+of+the+Union. Other libraries with this book].&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=DfL0QAAACAAJ&dq=History+of+the+Fiftieth+Regiment,+Illinois+Volunteer+Infantry+in+the+War+of+the+Union&hl=en&ei=jqMsTeWrEZP2tgOO8vCkBw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CCoQ6AEwAQ Google books]&nbsp;(accessed 11 January 2011).<br>
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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).<br>
  
*Hanna, William''&nbsp;''and United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 50th (1861-1865)'', Historical Memorial from the Members of the 50th Regiment Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry Reunion Association in Behalf of the Comrades of the 50th Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry, to Brevet Brigadier General William Hanna&nbsp;: Nineteenth Annual Reunion, Camp Point, Ill., Sept. 26-27, 1905''.(Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1993).{{FHL|667585|item}}. FHL US/CAN Fiche 6084244. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-memorial-from-the-members-of-the-50th-regiment-illinois-veteran-volunteer-infantry-reunion-association-in-behalf-of-the-comrades-of-the-50th-illinois-veteran-volunteer-infantry-to-brevet-brigadier-general-william-hanna-nineteenth-annual-reunion-camp-point-ill-sept-26-27-1905/oclc/16942168&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book].<br>
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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. <br>
  
*Hubert, C. F. and United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 50th (1861-1865), ''Roster of Survivors of the Fiftieth Regt. Ills. Infantry Reunion Ass'n''.(Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1993)''.&nbsp;''{{FHL|676745|item}}. FHL US/CAN Fiche 6084243. [http://books.google.com/books?id=N5GDHAAACAAJ&dq=Illinois+Infantry+Regiment,+50th+(1861-1865),+Roster+of+Survivors+of+the+Fiftieth+Regt.+Ills.+Infantry+Reunion+Ass'n&hl=en&ei=CqgsTb-FFIeusAP5mOnRDA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCYQ6AEwAA Google books].<br>
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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. <br>
  
*Hewett, Janet B and United States. War Department. ''Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies''. (Wilmington, North Carolina&nbsp;: Broadfoot Pub. Co., c1994-2001). Part II v. 12 (Union Infantry 50th-60th).{{FHL|750468|item}}FHL US/CAN&nbsp;Book 973 M29u ser. 1 supp. pt. 2 v. 12. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/supplement-to-the-official-records-of-the-union-and-confederate-armies/oclc/39379883&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book].<br>
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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. <br>
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BOOKS &amp; FILMS<br>  
  
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*Hewett, Janet B and United States. War Department. ''Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies''. (Wilmington, North Carolina&nbsp;: Broadfoot Pub. Co., c1994-2001). Part II v. 12 (Union Infantry 50th-60th).{{FHL|750468|item}}FHL US/CAN&nbsp;Book 973 M29u ser. 1 supp. pt. 2 v. 12. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/supplement-to-the-official-records-of-the-union-and-confederate-armies/oclc/39379883&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book].<br>
 
*United States. War Department. Record and Pension Office. ''Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations''. (Washington, District of Columbia&nbsp;: The National Archives, c1964).{{FHL|499078|item}}&nbsp;48th-53rd Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488474 . [http://www.worldcat.org/title/compiled-records-showing-service-of-military-units-in-volunteer-union-organizations/oclc/33667366&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this microfilm].<br>
 
*United States. War Department. Record and Pension Office. ''Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations''. (Washington, District of Columbia&nbsp;: The National Archives, c1964).{{FHL|499078|item}}&nbsp;48th-53rd Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488474 . [http://www.worldcat.org/title/compiled-records-showing-service-of-military-units-in-volunteer-union-organizations/oclc/33667366&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this microfilm].<br>
  

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Brief History


The 130th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Springfield, Illinois, and mustered in October 25, 1862.   The Regiment reorganized at Mobile July 11, 1865. It was ordered to New Orleans and mustered out August 15, 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 and county information on the 130th (Revived) Illinois Infantry Regiment can be found at Illinois Civil War Rosters and Roster, vol. 6, pages 578 - 588.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,741 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.

BOOKS & FILMS

  • Hewett, Janet B and United States. War Department. Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. (Wilmington, North Carolina : Broadfoot Pub. Co., c1994-2001). Part II v. 12 (Union Infantry 50th-60th).FHL CollectionFHL US/CAN Book 973 M29u ser. 1 supp. pt. 2 v. 12. Other libraries with this book.
  • United States. War Department. Record and Pension Office. Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations. (Washington, District of Columbia : The National Archives, c1964).FHL Collection 48th-53rd Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488474 . Other libraries with this microfilm.

References

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