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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]]   138th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864)''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
<br>The 138th regiment, Illinois Infantry ( 100 days, 1864) was organized at Camp Wood, Quincy, Illinois, and mustered in for 100 days June 21, 1864.&nbsp; It mustered out October 14, 1864.&nbsp; <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 138th regiment, Illinois Infantry ( 100 days, 1864) was organized at Camp Wood, Quincy, Illinois, and mustered in for 100 days June 21, 1864.&nbsp; It mustered out October 14, 1864.&nbsp; <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#138th 138th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 15 June 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia article, 138th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, (accessed 15 June 2012).<br>
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== 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.  
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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.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
 
<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 [[Warren_County,_Illinois|Warren County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/warren.html Warren County] web site -  
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*Company A - many men from [[Warren County, Illinois|Warren County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/warren.html Warren County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/109/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 109.
*Company B - many men from [[Knox_County,_Illinois|Knox County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox County] web site -  
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*Company B - many men from [[Knox County, Illinois|Knox County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/110/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 110.
*Company C - many men from [[Warren_County,_Illinois|Warren County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/warren.html Warren County] web site -  
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*Company C - many men from [[Warren County, Illinois|Warren County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/warren.html Warren County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/111/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 111.
*Company D - many men from [[Henderson_County,_Illinois|Henderson County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/henderso.html Henderson County] web site -  
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*Company D - many men from [[Henderson County, Illinois|Henderson County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/henderso.html Henderson County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/113/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 113.
*Company E - many men from [[Knox_County,_Illinois |Knox County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox County] web site -  
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*Company E - many men from [[Knox County, Illinois|Knox County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/114/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 114.
*Company F - many men from [[Livingston_County,_Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site -  
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*Company F - many men from [[Livingston County, Illinois|Livingston County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/116/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 116.
*Company G - many men from [[Kankakee_County,_Illinois|Kankakee]] and [[Will_County,_Illinois|Will]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/kankakee.html Kankakee] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/will.html Will] county web sites -  
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*Company G - many men from [[Kankakee County, Illinois|Kankakee]] and [[Will County, Illinois|Will]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/kankakee.html Kankakee] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/will.html Will] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/117/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 117.
*Company H - many men from [[Grundy_County,_Illinois|Grundy County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/grundy.html Grundy County] web site -  
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*Company H - many men from [[Grundy County, Illinois|Grundy County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/grundy.html Grundy County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/119/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 119.
*Company I - many men from [[LaSalle_County,_Illinois|LaSalle County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle County] web site -  
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*Company I - many men from [[LaSalle County, Illinois|LaSalle County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/120/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 120.
*Company K - many men from [[Marshall_County,_Illinois|Marshall]] and [[LaSalle_County,_Illinois|LaSalle]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/marshall.html Marshall] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle] county web sites -  
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*Company K - many men from [[Marshall County, Illinois|Marshall]] and [[LaSalle County, Illinois|LaSalle]] counties -  
*Unassigned Recruits
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[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/marshall.html Marshall] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/121/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 121.
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,092 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0138RI Roster].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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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
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=== References  ===
  
BOOKS
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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 138th regiment, Illinois Infantry ( 100 days, 1864) was organized at Camp Wood, Quincy, Illinois, and mustered in for 100 days June 21, 1864.  It mustered out October 14, 1864.  [1]

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

  • The Civil War Archive section, 138th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 15 June 2012).
  • The Wikipedia article, 138th 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.

Marshall and LaSalle county web sites - Roster, vol. 7, page 121.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,092 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).