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Revision as of 20:30, 30 December 2010

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Brief History

The 83rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry wasoOrganized at Monmouth, Illinois, and mustered in August 21, 1862. It had Garrison duty at Nashville until June, 1865, then mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 26, and discharged at Chicago, Illinois., July 5, 1865.

For more information on the history of the 83rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

Wikipedia, (accessed 30 Dec 2010) article on the 83rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

The Civil War Archive. (accessed 30 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 83rd Regiment 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.


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