7th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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Brief History

 The 7th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Yates, Illinois, and mustered in April 12, 1861.  It was mustered out July 25, 1861.

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 Kane County -  Kane County web site -

Company B - many men from Coles County - Coles County web site -

Company C - many men from Peoria and Stark counties - Peoria and Stark county web sites -

Company D - many men from Richland County - Alexander, Logan and Montgomery counties - Alexander, Logan and Montgomery county web sites -

New Company D - man men from Pike County - Pike County web site -

Company E - many men from Logan County - Logan County web site -

Company F - many men from Macoupin County - Macoupin County web site -

Company G - many men from Fayette and Sangamon counties - Fayette and Sangamon county web sites -

Company H - many men from Logan County - Logan County web site -

Company I - many men from Sangamon County - Sangamon County web site -

Company K - many men from Macoupin County - Macoupin County web site -

Unassigned Recruits -

Other Sources