ILLINOIS in the CIVIL WAR

Recruitment of Illinois Infantry Regiments - Civil War, 1861-1865


Many of the companies in Illinois Volunteer Regiments during the Civil War were recruited within a specific area of a state. This database matches the recruitment locations (counties) with the companies. Note that not all soldiers in a particular company were from the county listed.

Thanks to Steve Haas who supplied the database!

If you'd like to search for Regiments recruited in a particular county, please use the other form. See also Cavalry Regiments and Artillery Regiments.


Regiment Known - Find County

  1. Type the number of the Regiment (from 7 to 156) in the box.
  2. Chose the company from the list.
  3. Click on the search button.

Regiment Number

Company A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- All


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