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=== Brief History  ===
 
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The 78th Regiment, Illinois Infantrywas organized at Quincy, Illinois, and mustered in on September 1, 1862. The regiment marched to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Virginia from April 29-May 19, 1865 and mustered out on June 7, 1865.<br><br>
  
 
=== <br>Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin  ===
 
=== <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>
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=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
  
 
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[[Category:Illinois_-_Military]]

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Brief History

The 78th Regiment, Illinois Infantrywas organized at Quincy, Illinois, and mustered in on September 1, 1862. The regiment marched to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Virginia from April 29-May 19, 1865 and mustered out on June 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


Illinois