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The 96th Regiment, Illinois Infantry&nbsp; was organized at Rockford, Ilinois, and mustered in September 6, 1862.&nbsp; It moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and had duty there until June. It mustered out June 10, 1865<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.<br>
 
The 96th Regiment, Illinois Infantry&nbsp; was organized at Rockford, Ilinois, and mustered in September 6, 1862.&nbsp; It moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and had duty there until June. It mustered out June 10, 1865<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.<br>
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For more information on the history of the 96th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:<br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/96th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed 6 January 2011) article on the 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.<br>
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf8.htm#96th Civil War Archive]. (accessed 6 Jan 2011) Brief history of the 96th 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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=== <br>Other Sources<br> ===
 
=== <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 6 January 2011) can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment.
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=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Brief History

The 96th Regiment, Illinois Infantry  was organized at Rockford, Ilinois, and mustered in September 6, 1862.  It moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and had duty there until June. It mustered out June 10, 1865[1].

For more information on the history of the 96th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

  • Wikipedia, (accessed 6 January 2011) article on the 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
  • Civil War Archive. (accessed 6 Jan 2011) Brief history of the 96th 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.


Other Sources

WEBSITES

BOOKS


References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).