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Illinois Civil War Soldiers Service Records

This CD contains service records of Illinois soldiers. The information is gathered from various sources and includes information from the microfilm rolls as well as a number of published sources.

On this CD you will find information on approximately 277,000 men who served in the war from Illinois. The Index to Illinois Civil War Soldiers Found Elsewhere Index containing 12,000 names is included showing the units of service for each man and a bibliography of available books to aid in your research.

Many of the men included on this CD have biographical sketches, burial records, and genealogical information not found in the microfilmed service records.

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Sources used / incorporated on this CD.


Cemetery Records:

  • Sons of Union Veterans Graves Registration Database
  • Find A Grave
  • Compiled Service Records