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Unassigned Recruits - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant04illi1#page/65/mode/1up Roster], vol. 4, page 65.
 
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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.<br>
 
*[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.<br>

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Brief History

The 57th Reigment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in December 26, 1862. The regiment moved to Louisville, Kentucky on June 3. and mustered out on July 7, 1865[1].

For more information on the history of the 57th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

  • Wikipedia, (accessed 23 Dec 2010) article on the 57th Illinois Volunteer Infantry.


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. br> The following counties of origin are taken from the Adjutant General's Report, found on the Illinois Civil War Rosters website. Roster pages are from the same report found on the Internet Archives website. 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 LaSalle, Cook and Hancock counties - LaSalle, Cook and Hancock county web sites - Roster, vol. 4, pages 36-39.

Company B - many men from Bureau and Cook counties - Bureau and Cook county web sites - Roster, vol. 4, pages 39-42.

Company C - many men from Cook County - Cook County web site - Roster, vol. 4, pages 42-44.

Company D - many men from Henry County - Henry County web site - Roster, vol. 4, pages 44-47.

Company E - many men from Cook and Douglas counties - Cook and Douglas county web sites - Roster, vol. 4, pages 47-50.

Company F - many men from Bureau and Cook counties Bureau and Cook county web sites - Roster, vol. 4, pages 50-53.

Company G - many men from Cook County and State of Iowa - Cook County web site - Roster, vol. 4, pages 53-56.

Company H - many men from Bureau and Henry counties - Bureau and Henry county web sites - Roster, vol. 4, pages 56-59.

Company I - many men from Cook and Hancock counties - Cook and Hancock county web sites - Roster, vol. 4, pages 59-62.

Company K - many men from Bureau County - Bureau County web site - Roster, vol. 4, pages 62-65.

Unassigned Recruits - Roster, vol. 4, page 65.


Other Sources

WEB SITES

BOOKS & FILMS

  • Hewett, Janet B and United States. War Department. Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. (Wilmington, North Carolina : Broadfoot Pub. Co., c1994-2001). Part II v. 12 (Union Infantry 50th-60th).FHL CollectionFHL US/CAN Book 973 M29u ser. 1 supp. pt. 2 v. 12. Other libraries with this book.
  • United States. War Department. Record and Pension Office. Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations. (Washington, District of Columbia : The National Archives, c1964).FHL Collection 54th-58th Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488475. Other libraries with this microfilm. View online at Internet Archives.
  • Wood, John and Illinois. Quartermaster General's Dept.; Illinois. General Assembly. Abstracts of Issues to Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, Fifty-eighth, Sixtieth, Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Regiments of Infantry. (Springfield, Ill. : Baker & Phillips, Printers, c1865.) Other libraries with this book. Report of the Quartermaster General of the State of Illinois.
  • Vance, Joseph W and Illinois. Adjutant General's Office. Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, 1861-1866 .(Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957, 1980).FHL CollectionFHL US/CAN Film 1670784. Other libraries with this book. View online at Internet Archives.Rosters of officers, enlisted men, and historical memoranda of the regiments.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).