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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
Organized at Ottawa, Illinois,and mustered in September 26, 1861. <br>Mustered out November 22, 1865. Discharged at Springfield, Illinois, January 3, 1866.<ref name="cwss">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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The 2nd Regiment, Illinois Cavalry was organized at Ottawa, Illinois,and mustered in September 26, 1861. <br>It mustered out November 22, 1865 and was discharged at Springfield, Illinois, January 3, 1866.<ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===

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Brief History

The 2nd Regiment, Illinois Cavalry was organized at Ottawa, Illinois,and mustered in September 26, 1861.
It mustered out November 22, 1865 and was discharged at Springfield, Illinois, January 3, 1866.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties 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.



Other Source Material

 

References

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