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*Unassigned Drafted and Substitute Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/34/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, page 34.
 
*Unassigned Drafted and Substitute Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/34/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, page 34.
  
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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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*Bennett, L. G., and Wm. M. Haigh. History of the Thirty-Sixth Regiment Illinois Volunteers, During the War of the Rebellion. (Aurora, Ill: Knickerbocker &amp; Hodder, printers and binders, 1876).{{FHL|667392|item}} FHL US/CAN Fiche 6084230 [http://tinyurl.com/3h5b7rv Other libraries with this book]. View online at [http://www.archive.org/details/thirtysixthregill00bennrich Internet Archives].<br>
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*Benson, Wallace P. ''A Soldier's Diary Diary of Wallace P. Benson of Company H, 36th Illinois Volunteers''. ([Illinois?]: Printed by his sons, F.R. Benson and E.L. Benson, 1919).{{FHL|667340|item}} FHL US/CAN Fiche 6084231. [http://tinyurl.com/3d76zwm Other libraries with this book].<br>
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Revision as of 19:35, 26 July 2011

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Brief History


The 36th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Aurora, Illinois, and mustered in September 23, 1861.  It mustered out October 8 and discharged at Springfield, Illinois, October 27, 1865. [1]

For more information on the history of the 36th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

  • Wikipedia (accessed 26 July 2011) An article and links for the 36th 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 Cook and Kane counties - Cook and Kane county web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 5-7.

(Company A went by other names such as Hamilton's Escort, Jenks' Cavalry Company or Dragoons, Rosecrans' Escort, and Willis' Cavalry Company.)

(Company B went by other names such as Davis' Escort, Sherer's Cavalry Company, Dragoons, and Smith's Cavalry Company.)

  • Unassigned Recruits - Roster, vol. 3, page 33.
  • Unassigned Drafted and Substitute Recruits - Roster, vol. 3, page 34.


Other Sources

WEB SITES

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

BOOKS

  • Benson, Wallace P. A Soldier's Diary Diary of Wallace P. Benson of Company H, 36th Illinois Volunteers. ([Illinois?]: Printed by his sons, F.R. Benson and E.L. Benson, 1919).FHL Collection FHL US/CAN Fiche 6084231. Other libraries with this book.


References

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