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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]]   147th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1865)  
  
<br>The 147th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1year, 1865) was organized at Camp Fry, Chicago, Illinois, for 1 year February 18, 1865.&nbsp; It mustered out January 20, 1866. Moved to Springfield, Illinois, January 23-31 and discharged February 8, 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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=== Brief History  ===
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<br>The 147th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1year, 1865) was organized at Camp Fry, Chicago, Illinois, for 1 year February 18, 1865.&nbsp; It mustered out January 20, 1866. Moved to Springfield, Illinois, January 23-31 and discharged February 8, 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:
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif11.htm#147th 147th Regiment Infantry],&nbsp; (accessed 15 June 2012).
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*The Wikipedia article, [[147th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment|147th 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 [[Winnebago_County,_Illinois|Winnebago County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/winnebag.html Winnebago County] web site -  
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*Company A - many men from [[Winnebago County, Illinois|Winnebago County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/winnebag.html Winnebago County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/272/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 272.<br>
*Company B - many men from [[Whiteside_County,_Illinois|Whiteside County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/whitesid.html Whiteside County] web site -  
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*Company B - many men from [[Whiteside County, Illinois|Whiteside County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/whitesid.html Whiteside County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/274/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 274.<br>
*Company C - many men from [[Kendall_County,_Illinois|Kendall]] and [[LaSalle_County,_Illinois|LaSalle]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/kendall.html Kendall] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle] county web sites -  
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*Company C - many men from [[Kendall County, Illinois|Kendall]] and [[LaSalle County, Illinois|LaSalle]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/kendall.html Kendall] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle] county web sites - Roster, vol. 7, page [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/275/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 275.<br>
*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 D - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/277/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 277.<br>
*Company E - many men from [[Stephenson_County,_Illinois|Stephenson County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stephens.html Stephenson County] web site -  
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*Company E - many men from [[Stephenson County, Illinois|Stephenson County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stephens.html Stephenson County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/278/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 278.<br>
*Company F - many men from [[DeKalb_County,_Illinois|DeKalb]] and [[Cook_County,_Illinois|Cook]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/dekalb.html DeKalb] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook ]county web sites -  
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*Company F - many men from [[DeKalb County, Illinois|DeKalb]] and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/dekalb.html DeKalb] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook ]county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/280/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 280.<br>
*Company G - many men from [[Whiteside_County,_Illinois|Whiteside County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/whitesid.html Whiteside County] web site -  
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*Company G - many men from [[Whiteside County, Illinois|Whiteside County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/whitesid.html Whiteside County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/282/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 282.<br>
*Company H - many men from [[LaSalle_County,_Illinois|LaSalle]] and [[Cook_County,_Illinois|Cook]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites -  
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*Company H - many men from [[LaSalle County, Illinois|LaSalle]] and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/283/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 283.<br>
*Company I - many men from [[Lake_County,_Illinois|Lake]] and [[McHenry_County,_Illinois|McHenry]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lake.html Lake] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mchenry.html McHenry] county web sites -  
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*Company I - many men from [[Lake County, Illinois|Lake]] and [[McHenry County, Illinois|McHenry]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lake.html Lake] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mchenry.html McHenry] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/285/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 285.<br>
*Company K - many men from [[Kankakee_County,_Illinois|Kankakee]]&nbsp;and [[Cook_County,_Illinois|Cook]] counties - [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 K - many men from [[Kankakee County, Illinois|Kankakee]]&nbsp;and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/kankakee.html Kankakee] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/286/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 286.<br>
*Unassigned Recruits
 
  
=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,460 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0147RI Roster].
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=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
  
 
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*[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  ===
  
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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 147th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1year, 1865) was organized at Camp Fry, Chicago, Illinois, for 1 year February 18, 1865.  It mustered out January 20, 1866. Moved to Springfield, Illinois, January 23-31 and discharged February 8, 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 1,460 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).