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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
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The 72nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in on August 23, 1862. It moved to Vicksburg, Mississippi, on July 19 and mustered out August 7, 1865.
  
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
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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>Other Sources<br> ===
 
=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===

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Brief History

The 72nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in on August 23, 1862. It moved to Vicksburg, Mississippi, on July 19 and mustered out August 7, 1865.


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.


Other Sources


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