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<br>The 27th regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, August 10, 1861. At Jacksonville, Illinois It was ordered to Springfield, Illinois, August 25 and mustered out September 20, 1864. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 10 May 2011).</ref>  
 
<br>The 27th regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, August 10, 1861. At Jacksonville, Illinois It was ordered to Springfield, Illinois, August 25 and mustered out September 20, 1864. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 10 May 2011).</ref>  
  
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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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/unilinf3.htm#27th 27th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 14 June 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/27th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 27th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment], (accessed 15 June 2012).
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=== 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.  
 
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/reportofadjutant02illi1#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/reportofadjutant02illi1#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 [[Adams County, Illinois|Adams County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/adams.html Adams County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/390/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 390-392.<br>
*Company B - many men from  
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*Company B - many men from [[Scott County, Illinois|Scott County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/scott.html Scott County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/392/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 392-394.<br>
*Company C - many men from  
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*Company C - many men from [[Pike County, Illinois|Pike County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/pike.html Pike County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/394/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 394-396.<br>
*Company D - many men from  
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*Company D - many men from [[Jersey County, Illinois|Jersey County]] and [[Madison County, Illinois|Madison County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jersey.html Jersey] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/397/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 397-398.<br>
*Company E - many men from  
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*Company E - many men from [[Mason County, Illinois|Mason County]] (Also known as Hutchens' Cavalry Company)- [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mason.html Mason County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/398/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 398-401.<br>
*Company F - many men from  
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*Company F - many men from [[Madison County, Illinois|Madison&nbsp;County]] and [[Macoupin County, Illinois|Macoupin County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/madison.html Madison] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/macoupin.html Macoupin] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/401/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 401-403.<br>
*Company G - many men from  
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*Company G - many men from [[Mercer County, Illinois|Mercer County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/mercer.html Mercer County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/403/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 403-405.<br>
*Company H - many men from  
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*Company H - many men from [[Jackson County, Illinois|Jackson County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jackson.html Jackson County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/405/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 405-407.<br>
*Company I - many men from  
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*Company I - many men from [[Bureau County, Illinois|Bureau&nbsp;County]] and [[Henry County, Illinois|Henry County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/bureau.html Bureau] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/henry.html Henry] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/407/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 407-409.<br>
*Company K - many men from  
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*Company K - many men from [[Morgan County, Illinois|Morgan County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/morgan.html Morgan County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/410/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, pages 410-412.<br>
*Unassigned Recruits -
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*Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/412/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, page 412.
  
=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
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=== Other Sources ===
  
 
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>
  
 
*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters from the Adjutant General's Report,] [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/027_reg.html 27th Regiment] (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/027_reg.html 27th Regiment] (accessed 10 May 2011) includes rosters of all the regiments and information on the different companies in each regiment.
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=== References  ===
 
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Brief History


The 27th regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, August 10, 1861. At Jacksonville, Illinois It was ordered to Springfield, Illinois, August 25 and mustered out September 20, 1864. [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.

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.
  • Illinois State Archives - Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database (accessed 14 June 2011). Search by residence, unit, regiment, company or soldier.

BOOKS

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 10 May 2011).