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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
<br>The 153rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1865) was organized at Camp Fry, Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in for 1 year February 27, 1865. They moved to Memphis, Tennessee, and duty there until September. It mustered out September 9, 1865.&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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<br>The 153rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1865) was organized at Camp Fry, Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in for 1 year February 27, 1865. They moved to Memphis, Tennessee, and duty there until September. It mustered out September 9, 1865.&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:
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif11.htm#153rd 153rd Regiment Infantry], (accessed 15 June 2012).
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*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/153rd_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 153rd 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  ===
  
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.  
  
 
<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  
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*Company A - many men from [[Boone County, Illinois|Boone County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/boone.html Boone County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/385/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 385.<br>
*Company B - many men from  
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*Company B - many men from [[Boone County, Illinois|Boone]] and [[McHenry County, Illinois|McHenry]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/boone.html Boone] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mchenry.html McHenry] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/387/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 387.<br>
*Company C - many men from  
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*Company C - many men from [[Kane County, Illinois|Kane County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/kane.html Kane County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/388/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 388.<br>
*Company D - many men from  
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*Company D - many men from [[Jo Daviess County, Illinois|Jo Daviess County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jodavies.html Jo Daviess County]&nbsp;web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/390/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 390.<br>
*Company E - many men from  
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*Company E - many men from [[Bureau County, Illinois|Bureau]]&nbsp;and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/bureau.html Bureau]&nbsp;and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/391/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 391.<br>
*Company F - many men from  
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*Company F - 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/393/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page&nbsp; 393.<br>
*Company G - many men from  
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*Company G - many men from&nbsp;[[Winnebago County, Illinois|Winnebago County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/winnebag.html Winnebago County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/395/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 395.<br>
*Company H - many men from  
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*Company H - many men from [[Lake County, Illinois|Lake]]&nbsp;and [[Cook County, Illinois|Cook]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lake.html Lake]&nbsp;and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook] counties web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/396/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page.<br>
*Company I - many men from  
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*Company I - many men from&nbsp;[[Cook County, Illinois|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/398/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 398.<br>
*Company K - many men from  
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*Company K - many men from [[McHenry County, Illinois|McHenry County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mchenry.html McHenry County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant07illi1#page/390/mode/1up Roster], vol. 7, page 390.<br>
*UnAssigned Recruits
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,351 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0153RI Roster].
  
=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
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=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
  
 
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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BOOKS
  
 
=== References ===
 
=== References ===

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Brief History


The 153rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1865) was organized at Camp Fry, Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in for 1 year February 27, 1865. They moved to Memphis, Tennessee, and duty there until September. It mustered out September 9, 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 1,351 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).