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<br>The 32nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered in December 31, 1861. It was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and there mustered out September 16, 1865.Organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered in December 31, 1861. Ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and there mustered out September 16, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 10 May 2011).</ref><br>  
 
<br>The 32nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered in December 31, 1861. It was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and there mustered out September 16, 1865.Organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered in December 31, 1861. Ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and there mustered out September 16, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 10 May 2011).</ref><br>  
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For more information on the history of the 32nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:<br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/32nd_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia] (accessed 26 July 2011) An article and links for the 32nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment. <br>
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#32nd The Civil War Archive] (accessed 26 July 2011) Brief history of the 32nd Regiment Infantry.<br>
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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*Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/608/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, page 608.&nbsp;  
 
*Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/608/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, page 608.&nbsp;  
 
*Unassigned Drafted and Substitute Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/608/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, page 608.
 
*Unassigned Drafted and Substitute Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant02illi1#page/608/mode/1up Roster], vol. 2, page 608.
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,634 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&amp;SDunitCode=UIL0032RI Roster].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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WEBSITES  
 
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*[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/32_reg.html 32nd 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/32_reg.html 32nd Regiment] (accessed 10 May 2011) includes rosters of all the regiments and information on the different companies in each regiment.
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*[http://www.ilsos.gov/genealogy/ Illinois State Archives] - Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database (accessed 14 June 2011). Search by residence, unit, regiment, company or soldier.
 
*[http://www.ilsos.gov/genealogy/ Illinois State Archives] - Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database (accessed 14 June 2011). Search by residence, unit, regiment, company or soldier.
  
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*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/scrapbk/index.html The ILGenWeb Civil War Scrapbook], (accessed 26 July 2011) contains links to various documents such as personal letters, military papers, articles, histories, obituaries, biographies, etc. Documents are listed by regiment, then by the soldier and his company.<br>
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=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Brief History


The 32nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered in December 31, 1861. It was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and there mustered out September 16, 1865.Organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered in December 31, 1861. Ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and there mustered out September 16, 1865.[1]

For more information on the history of the 32nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

  • Wikipedia (accessed 26 July 2011) An article and links for the 32nd 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, page 608. 
  • Unassigned Drafted and Substitute Recruits - Roster, vol. 2, page 608.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,634 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.
  • Illinois State Archives - Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database (accessed 14 June 2011). Search by residence, unit, regiment, company or soldier.
  • The ILGenWeb Civil War Scrapbook, (accessed 26 July 2011) contains links to various documents such as personal letters, military papers, articles, histories, obituaries, biographies, etc. Documents are listed by regiment, then by the soldier and his company.


BOOKS

References

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