35th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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Brief History


The 35th Regiment, Illinois Infantry mustered in at St. Louis, Missouri, August 28. 1861.
It moved to Springfield, Illinois, August 31 and Mustered out September 27, 1864 [1]

For more information on the history of the 35th Regiment, Illinois, see the following:

  • Wikipedia (accessed 26 July 2011) An article and links for the 35th 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.

  • Company A - many men from assorted counties - Roster, vol. 2, pages 693-695
  • Unassigned Recruits - Roster, vol. 2, page 712.


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.
  • 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).