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''[[United States of America|United States]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois|Illinois]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois Military Records|Illinois Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Illinois in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry''
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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
<br>The 50th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Quincy, Illinois and mustered in on September 12, 1861. They moved to Louisville, Kentucky on June 3-8 and mustered out on July 13, 1865.  
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<br>The 44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in September 13, 1861.&nbsp; It mustered out September 25, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 10 May 2011).</ref>
  
For more information about the&nbsp;50th Regiment, Illinois&nbsp;Infantry,&nbsp;see the following:  
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/50th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed&nbsp;16 Dec 2010) article for 50th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf4.htm#44th 44th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 14 June 2012).<br>
  
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf4.htm#50th The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 23 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 50th Regiment Infantry.
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=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== <br>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.  
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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. <br>
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The following counties of origin are taken from the ''Adjutant General's Report'', found on the [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters] web site. Roster pages are from the same report found on the [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/n6/mode/1up 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.
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Company A - many men from [[Tazewell County, Illinois#Military|Tazewell]] and [[LaSalle County, Illinois#Military|LaSalle]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/tazewell.html Tazewell] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/lasalle.html LaSalle] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/297/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 297-300.<br>
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Company B - many men from the state of Michigan - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/044-b-in.html Roster]. [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/300/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 300-303.<br>
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Company C - many men from [[Livingston County, Illinois#Military|Livingston]] and [[Marshall County, Illinois#Military|Marshall]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/livingst.html Livingston] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/marshall.html Marshall<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1305663701625_878" />] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/303/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 303-305<br>
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Company D - many men from the state of Ohio - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/044-d-in.html Roster]. [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/305/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 305-308.<br>
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Company E - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois#Military|Cook County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/cook.html Cook County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/309/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 309-311.<br>
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Company F - many men from [[Washington County, Illinois#Military|Washington County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/washingt.html Washington County] web site -&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/311/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 311-314.<br>
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Company G - many men from [[Winnebago County, Illinois#Military|Winnebago]] County - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/winnebag.html Winnebago County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/314/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 314-317.<br>
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Company H - many men from the state of Michigan - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/r050/044-h-in.html Roster].&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/317/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 317-319.<br>
  
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Company I - many men from [[Jefferson County, Illinois#Military|Jefferson County]] - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/jefferso.html Jefferson County] web site - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/319/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 319-322.<br>
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Company K - many men from [[Peoria County, Illinois#Military|Peoria]] and [[Tazewell County, Illinois#Military|Tazewell]] counties - [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/peoria.html Peoria] and [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/county/tazewell.html Tazewell] county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/322/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 322-324.<br>
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Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/324/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 324-325.
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Unassigned Drafted and Substitute Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/325/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, page 325.
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,418 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0044RI Roster].
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=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
  
 
WEBSITES  
 
WEBSITES  
  
*[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>
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*[http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters from the Adjutant General's Report,] [http://civilwar.ilgenweb.net/reg_html/044_reg.html 44th 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.
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=== References  ===
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<br><br>Illinois
 
  
 
[[Category:Illinois_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]
 
[[Category:Illinois_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]

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Brief History


The 44th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in September 13, 1861.  It mustered out September 25, 1865.[1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:



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 Tazewell and LaSalle counties - Tazewell and LaSalle county web sites - Roster, vol. 3, pages 297-300.

Company B - many men from the state of Michigan - Roster. Roster, vol. 3, pages 300-303.

Company C - many men from Livingston and Marshall counties - Livingston and Marshall county web sites - Roster, vol. 3, pages 303-305

Company D - many men from the state of Ohio - Roster. Roster, vol. 3, pages 305-308.

Company E - many men from Cook County - Cook County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 309-311.

Company F - many men from Washington County - Washington County web site -  Roster, vol. 3, pages 311-314.

Company G - many men from Winnebago County - Winnebago County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 314-317.

Company H - many men from the state of Michigan - RosterRoster, vol. 3, pages 317-319.

Company I - many men from Jefferson County - Jefferson County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 319-322.

Company K - many men from Peoria and Tazewell counties - Peoria and Tazewell county web sites - Roster, vol. 3, pages 322-324.

Unassigned Recruits - Roster, vol. 3, pages 324-325.

Unassigned Drafted and Substitute Recruits - Roster, vol. 3, page 325.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,418 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.


BOOKS

References

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