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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/31st_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia] (accessed 26 July 2011) An article and links for the 31st Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/31st_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia] (accessed 26 July 2011) An article and links for the 31st Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>
  
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#31st The Civil War Archive] (accessed 26 July 2011) Brief history of the 31st Regiment Infantry "Dirty First".<br>
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#31st The Civil War Archive] (accessed 26 July 2011) Brief history of the 31st Regiment Infantry "Dirty First."<br>
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===

Revision as of 17:50, 26 July 2011

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Brief History


The 31st Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Jacksonville, Illinois, and mustered in at Cairo, Illinois. It mustered out July 19 and discharged at Springfield, Illinois, July 31, 1865.[1]

For more information on the history of the 31st Regiment, Illinois see the following:

  • Wikipedia (accessed 26 July 2011) An article and links for the 31st Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

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.

  • Unassigned Recruits - Roster, vol. 2, pages 572-573.
  • Unassigned Drafted and Sustitute Recruits - Roster, vol. 2, page 573.

Other Sources

WEBSITES

  • 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).