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=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== <br>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.
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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.
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*Company A - many men from
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*Company B - many men from
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*Company C - many men from
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*Company D - many men from
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*Company E - many men from
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*Company F - many men from
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*Company G - many men from
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*Company H - many men from
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*Company I - many men from
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*Company K - many men from
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*Company L - many men from
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*Company M - many men from
  
 
=== <br>Other Sources<br>  ===
 
=== <br>Other Sources<br>  ===

Revision as of 19:15, 16 August 2011

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Brief History


The 13th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry was formed from Eight Companies organized at Camp Douglass, Ill., October 30, 1861, to February 20, 1862. They mustered out August 31, 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.

  • Company A - many men from
  • Company B - many men from
  • Company C - many men from
  • Company D - many men from
  • Company E - many men from
  • Company F - many men from
  • Company G - many men from
  • Company H - many men from
  • Company I - many men from
  • Company K - many men from
  • Company L - many men from
  • Company M - many men from


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References

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