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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 88th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in September 4, 1862.  It mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 9, 1865 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, June 22, 1865.
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The 88th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in September 4, 1862.  It mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 9, 1865 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, June 22, 1865.  
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For more information on the history of the 88th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:<br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/88th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed 30 Dec 2010) article on the 88th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf7.htm#88th The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 30 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 88th Regiment Infantry. <br>
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=== <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>
 
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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WEBSITES
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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.
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BOOKS
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=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===
  
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[[Category:Illinois_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]
 
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Brief History

The 88th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in September 4, 1862.  It mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 9, 1865 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, June 22, 1865.

For more information on the history of the 88th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

  • Wikipedia, (accessed 30 Dec 2010) article on the 88th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.



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

WEBSITES

BOOKS


References