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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
<br>The 14th Regiment, Illinois cavalry was organized at Peoria, Ills., and mustered in 1st and 2nd Battalions, January 7, 1863. 3rd Battalion February 6, 1863.&nbsp;&nbsp;It mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, July 31, 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 14th Regiment, Illinois cavalry was organized at Peoria, Ills., and mustered in 1st and 2nd Battalions, January 7, 1863. 3rd Battalion February 6, 1863.&nbsp;&nbsp;It mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, July 31, 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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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/unilcav2.htm#14th 14th Regiment Cavalry], (accessed 14 June 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_Regiment_Illinois_Volunteer_Cavalry 14th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry], (accessed 21 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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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.  
 
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.  
  
*Company A - many men from Knox and Cook counties - Knox and Cook county web sites -  
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*Company A - many men from [[Knox County, Illinois|Knox County]] and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook&nbsp;County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/knox.html Knox] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites -  
*Company B - many men from Peoria County - Peoria County web site -
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*Company B - many men from [[Peoria County, Illinois|Peoria County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria County] web site -  
*Company C - many men from LaSalle County - LaSalle County web site -
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*Company C - many men from [[LaSalle County, Illinois|LaSalle County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle County] web site -  
*Company D - many men from Cook and Logan counties - Cook and Logan county web sites - <br>
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*Company D - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook&nbsp;County]] and [[Logan County, Illinois|Logan County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/logan.html Logan] county web sites - <br>  
*Company E - many men from Gallatin and Johnson counties - Gallatin and Johnson county web sites - <br>
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*Company E - many men from [[Gallatin County, Illinois|Gallatin&nbsp;County]] and [[Johnson County, Illinois|Johnson&nbsp;County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/gallatin.html Gallatin] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/johnson.html Johnson] county web sites - <br>  
*Company F - many men from Fayette County - Fayette County web site -
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*Company F - many men from [[Fayette County, Illinois|Fayette County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/fayette.html Fayette County] web site -  
*Company G - many men from Johnson County - Johnsons County web site -
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*Company G - many men from [[Johnson County, Illinois|Johnson County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/johnson.html Johnson County<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1313527746281_953" />] web site -  
*Company H - many men from White County - White County web site -
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*Company H - many men from [[White County, Illinois|White County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/white.html White County] web site -  
*Company I - many men from Stephenson County - Stephenson County web site -
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*Company I - many men from [[Stephenson County, Illinois|Stephenson County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/stephens.html Stephenson County] web site -  
*Company K - many men from Johnson and Cook Counties - Johnson and Cook county web sites -  
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*Company K - many men from [[Johnson County, Illinois|Johnson&nbsp;County]] and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/johnson.html Johnson] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites -  
*Company L - many men from Rock Island and De Kalb counties - Rock Island and De Kalb county web sites - <br>
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*Company L - many men from [[Rock Island County, Illinois|Rock Island&nbsp;County]] and [[DeKalb County, Illinois|DeKalb County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/rockisla.html Rock Island] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/dekalb.html De Kalb] county web sites - <br>  
*Company M - many men from Peoria and Cook counties - Peoria and Cook county web sites -
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*Company M - many men from [[Peoria County, Illinois|Peoria&nbsp;County]] and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites -
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,740 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0014RC 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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*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters from the Adjutant General's Report,] [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/cav_014.html 14th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry] (accessed 10 May 2011) includes rosters of all the regiments and information on the different companies in each regiment.
 
*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters from the Adjutant General's Report,] [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/cav_014.html 14th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry] (accessed 10 May 2011) includes rosters of all the regiments and information on the different companies in each regiment.
  
 
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<br> BOOKS
BOOKS
 
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Brief History


The 14th Regiment, Illinois cavalry was organized at Peoria, Ills., and mustered in 1st and 2nd Battalions, January 7, 1863. 3rd Battalion February 6, 1863.  It mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, July 31, 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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,740 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).