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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
<br>The 137th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864) was organized at Camp Wood, Quincy, Illinois, and mustered in for 100 days June 5, 1864.&nbsp; It mustered out September 4, 1864.<ref>Organized at Mattoon, Illinois, and mustered in for 100 days June 6, 1864. Mustered out September 28, 1864.</ref>  
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<br>The 137th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864) was organized at Camp Wood, Quincy, Illinois, and mustered in for 100 days June 5, 1864.&nbsp; It mustered out September 4, 1864.<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/unilif11.htm#137th 137th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 15 June 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia article, 137th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, (accessed 15 June 2012).<br>
  
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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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/reportofadjutant07illi1#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>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/reportofadjutant07illi1#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, Illinois|Adams]] and [[Hancock County, Illinois|Hancock]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/hancock.html Hancock] county web sites -  
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*Company A - many men from [[Adams County, Illinois|Adams]] and [[Hancock County, Illinois|Hancock]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/hancock.html Hancock] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/91/mode/1up Roster<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1320167842890_910" />], vol. 7, page 91.
*Company B - many men from [[Adams County, Illinois|Adams County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams County] web site -  
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*Company B - many men from [[Adams County, Illinois|Adams County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/92/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 92.
*Company C - many men from [[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough]] and [[Knox County, Illinois|Knox]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mcdonoug.html McDonough] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox] county web sites -  
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*Company C - many men from [[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough]] and [[Knox County, Illinois|Knox]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mcdonoug.html McDonough] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/94/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 94.
*Company D - many men from [[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough]] and [[Adams County, Illinois|Adams]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mcdonoug.html McDonough] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams] county web sites -  
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*Company D - many men from [[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough]] and [[Adams County, Illinois|Adams]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mcdonoug.html McDonough] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/96/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 96.
*Company E - many men from [[Scott County, Illinois|Scott County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott County] web site -  
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*Company E - many men from [[Scott County, Illinois|Scott County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/97/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 97.
*Company F - many men from [[Pike County, Illinois|Pike County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/pike.html Pike County] web site -  
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*Company F - many men from [[Pike County, Illinois|Pike County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/pike.html Pike County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/99/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 99.
*Company G - many men from [[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough]] and [[Adams County, Illinois|Adams]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mcdonoug.html McDonough] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams] county web sites -  
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*Company G - many men from [[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough]] and [[Adams County, Illinois|Adams]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mcdonoug.html McDonough] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/100/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 100.
*Company H - many men from [[Brown County, Illinois|Brown]] and [[Pike County, Illinois|Pike]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/brown.html Brown] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/pike.html Pike] county web sites -  
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*Company H - many men from [[Brown County, Illinois|Brown]] and [[Pike County, Illinois|Pike]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/brown.html Brown] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/pike.html Pike] county web sites -&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/102/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page&nbsp;102.
*Company I - many men from [[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mcdonoug.html McDonough County] web site -  
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*Company I - many men from [[McDonough County, Illinois|McDonough County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mcdonoug.html McDonough County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/103/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 103.
*Company K - many men from [[Schuyler County, Illinois|Schuyler County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/schuyler.html Schuyler County] web site -  
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*Company K - many men from [[Schuyler County, Illinois|Schuyler County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/schuyler.html Schuyler County] web site - <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1320167611421_865" />[http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/105/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 105.
*UnAssigned Recruits
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,074 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0137RI Roster].
  
 
=== <br>Other Sources<br>  ===
 
=== <br>Other Sources<br>  ===
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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).<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>
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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>
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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
  
BOOKS
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=== References  ===
  
<br><br>Illinois
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[[Category:Illinois_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]
 
[[Category:Illinois_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]

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Brief History


The 137th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864) was organized at Camp Wood, Quincy, Illinois, and mustered in for 100 days June 5, 1864.  It mustered out September 4, 1864.[1]

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

  • The Civil War Archive section, 137th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 15 June 2012).
  • The Wikipedia article, 137th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, (accessed 15 June 2012).


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 1,074 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

References

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