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=== Brief History ===
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=== Brief History ===
  
The 55th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in on October 31, 1861. The regiment moved to Little Rock, Arkansas on June 30-July 6 and mustered out on August 14, 1865<ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>. <br>
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The 55th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in on October 31, 1861. The regiment moved to Little Rock, Arkansas on June 30-July 6 and mustered out on August 14, 1865<ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.
  
 
For more information on the history of the 55th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:  
 
For more information on the history of the 55th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:  
  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/55th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed 23 Dec 2010) article on the 55th Illinois Volunteer Infantry.<br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/55th_Illinois_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment Wikipedia], (accessed 23 Dec 2010) article on the 55th Illinois Volunteer Infantry.
  
 
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#55th The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 23 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 55th Regiment Infantry.
 
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#55th The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 23 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 55th Regiment Infantry.
  
=== Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin ===
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=== 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.<br>
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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.
  
The following counties of origin are taken from the ''Adjutant General's Report'', found on the [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters] web site. Roster pages are from the same report found on the [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant04illi1#page/n6/mode/1up Internet Archives] web site. The rosters show the men who served in each regiment, their residences, dates of enlistment and mustering out, and other remarks.  
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The following counties of origin are taken from the ''Adjutant General's Report'', found on the [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/reg_html/index.html Illinois Civil War Rosters] web site. Roster pages are from the same report found on the [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant04illi1#page/n6/mode/1up Internet Archives] web site. The rosters show the men who served in each regiment, their residences, dates of enlistment and mustering out, and other remarks.
  
Company A - many men from [[Fulton County, Illinois#Military|Fulton County]]&nbsp;- [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/fulton.html Fulton County web site ]- [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/687/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 687-690.<br>
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Company A - many men from [[Fulton County, Illinois#Military|Fulton County]]&nbsp;- [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/fulton.html Fulton County web site ]- [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/687/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 687-690.
  
 
Company B - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois#Military|Cook]], [[Coles County, Illinois#Military|Coles]], [[Ogle County, Illinois#Military|Ogle]], and [[DeKalb County, Illinois#Military|DeKalb]] counties - [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/cook.html Cook], [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/coles.html Coles], [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/ogle.html Ogle], and DeKalb county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/690/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 690-692.<br>  
 
Company B - many men from [[Cook County, Illinois#Military|Cook]], [[Coles County, Illinois#Military|Coles]], [[Ogle County, Illinois#Military|Ogle]], and [[DeKalb County, Illinois#Military|DeKalb]] counties - [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/cook.html Cook], [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/coles.html Coles], [http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/county/ogle.html Ogle], and DeKalb county web sites - [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofadjutant03illi1#page/690/mode/1up Roster], vol. 3, pages 690-692.<br>  
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,022 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0055RI Roster].  
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,022 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UIL0055RI Roster].  
  
=== Other Sources ===
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=== Other Sources ===
  
WEB SITES  
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WEB SITES
  
 
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Illinois in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).<br>
 
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Illinois in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).<br>
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*[http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/scrapbk/index.html The ILGenWeb Civil War Scrapbook], (accessed&nbsp;9 Aug 2011) contains links to various documents such as personal letters, military papers, articles, histories, obituaries, biographies, etc. Documents are listed by regiment, then by the soldier and his company.<br>
 
*[http://civilwar.illinoisgenweb.org/scrapbk/index.html The ILGenWeb Civil War Scrapbook], (accessed&nbsp;9 Aug 2011) contains links to various documents such as personal letters, military papers, articles, histories, obituaries, biographies, etc. Documents are listed by regiment, then by the soldier and his company.<br>
  
BOOKS AND FILMS  
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BOOKS AND FILMS
  
*Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois''. Illinois Military Units in the Civil War''. (Springfield, [Ill.]:Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois, c1962).{{FHL|689434|item}}.FHL US/CAN Book 977.3 M2im and FHL US/CAN FIlm 6334558. [http://tinyurl.com/3w7thxa Other libraries with this&nbsp;book]. &nbsp;Includes millitary units by county, infantry, cavalry, and artillery regiments, including independent artillery.<br>
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*Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois''. Illinois Military Units in the Civil War''. (Springfield, [Ill.]:Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois, c1962). {{FHL|689434|item}}. FHL US/CAN Book 977.3 M2im and FHL US/CAN Film 6334558. [http://tinyurl.com/3w7thxa Other libraries with this&nbsp;book]. &nbsp;Includes military units by county, infantry, cavalry, and artillery regiments, including independent artillery.<br>
  
*Hewett, Janet B and United States. War Department. ''Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies''. (Wilmington, North Carolina&nbsp;: Broadfoot Pub. Co., c1994-2001). Part II v. 12 (Union Infantry 50th-60th).{{FHL|750468|item}}FHL US/CAN&nbsp;Book 973 M29u ser. 1 supp. pt. 2 v. 12. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/supplement-to-the-official-records-of-the-union-and-confederate-armies/oclc/39379883&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book].
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*Hewett, Janet B and United States. War Department. ''Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies''. (Wilmington, North Carolina : Broadfoot Pub. Co., c1994-2001). Part II v. 12 (Union Infantry 50th-60th). {{FHL|750468|item}} FHL US/CAN Book 973 M29u ser. 1 supp. pt. 2 v. 12. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/supplement-to-the-official-records-of-the-union-and-confederate-armies/oclc/39379883&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book].
  
*Crooker, Lucien B, Lucien B and&nbsp;Henry S Nourse; John G Brown; Milton L Haney; Association of the Fifty-fifth Illinois Vet. Vol. Infantry. Committee of the Regiment. ''The story of the Fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865. ''(Huntington, W. Va.&nbsp;: Blue Acorn Press, c1993.). [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Story+of+the+Fifty-Fifth+Regiment+Illinois+Volunteer+Infantry+in+the+Civil+War%2C+1861-1865+by+a+Committee+of+the+Regiment Libraries with this book]. [http://books.google.com/books?id=Y0EuAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA305&dq=Story+of+the+Fifty-Fifth+Regiment+Illinois+Volunteer+Infantry+in+the+Civil+War,+1861-1865+by+a+Committee+of+the+Regiment&hl=en&ei=w741TevHOo2usAPk4KnSBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CCwQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books]. (Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1993) {{FHL|668136|item|disp=FHL fiche 6084254}} and ''A section of a battle&nbsp;: observations upon the conduct of the 55th Illinois Infantry in the first day's battle of Shiloh, a missing link supplied, prepared for the first reunion of that Regiment, held at Canton, Illinois, October 30th and 31st, 1884.'' {{FHL|668168|item|disp=FHL fiche 6084255}}<br>
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*Crooker, Lucien B, Lucien B and Henry S Nourse; John G Brown; Milton L Haney; Association of the Fifty-fifth Illinois Vet. Vol. Infantry. Committee of the Regiment. ''The story of the Fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865. ''(Huntington, W. Va.&nbsp;: Blue Acorn Press, c1993.). [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Story+of+the+Fifty-Fifth+Regiment+Illinois+Volunteer+Infantry+in+the+Civil+War%2C+1861-1865+by+a+Committee+of+the+Regiment Libraries with this book]. [http://books.google.com/books?id=Y0EuAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA305&dq=Story+of+the+Fifty-Fifth+Regiment+Illinois+Volunteer+Infantry+in+the+Civil+War,+1861-1865+by+a+Committee+of+the+Regiment&hl=en&ei=w741TevHOo2usAPk4KnSBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CCwQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books]. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) {{FHL|668136|item|disp=FHL fiche 6084254}} and ''A section of a battle : observations upon the conduct of the 55th Illinois Infantry in the first day's battle of Shiloh, a missing link supplied, prepared for the first reunion of that Regiment, held at Canton, Illinois, October 30th and 31st, 1884.'' {{FHL|668168|item|disp=FHL fiche 6084255}}<br>
  
 
*United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th (1861-1865. ''The Story of the Fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865 by a Committee of the Regiment. ''(Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972). {{FHL|264020|item}} FHL CAN/US Film 874292 item 2. <br>
 
*United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th (1861-1865. ''The Story of the Fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865 by a Committee of the Regiment. ''(Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972). {{FHL|264020|item}} FHL CAN/US Film 874292 item 2. <br>
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*United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th (1861-1865. ''The Story of the Fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865 ''([Clinton, Mass.: Printed by W.J. Coulter], c1887). {{FHL|649872|item}} FHL CAN/US Book 977.3 M2ff. [http://tinyurl.com/3kpswnv Other libraries with this book].<br>
 
*United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th (1861-1865. ''The Story of the Fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865 ''([Clinton, Mass.: Printed by W.J. Coulter], c1887). {{FHL|649872|item}} FHL CAN/US Book 977.3 M2ff. [http://tinyurl.com/3kpswnv Other libraries with this book].<br>
  
*United States. War Department. Record and Pension Office. ''Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations''. (Washington, District of Columbia&nbsp;: The National Archives, c1964).{{FHL|499078|item}}54th-58th&nbsp;Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488475. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/compiled-records-showing-service-of-military-units-in-volunteer-union-organizations/oclc/33667366&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this microfilm]. View online at [http://www.archive.org/details/compiledrecordss0023unit Internet Archives]. <br>
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*United States. War Department. Record and Pension Office. ''Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations''. (Washington, District of Columbia&nbsp;: The National Archives, c1964). {{FHL|499078|item}} 54th-58th Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488475. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/compiled-records-showing-service-of-military-units-in-volunteer-union-organizations/oclc/33667366&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this microfilm]. View online at [http://www.archive.org/details/compiledrecordss0023unit Internet Archives]. <br>
  
 
*United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th (1861-1865), ''Roster of the Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War''. (Washington, District of Columbia: Library of Congress, [19--]).{{FHL|53543|item}}. FHL US/CAN Film 989214.
 
*United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th (1861-1865), ''Roster of the Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War''. (Washington, District of Columbia: Library of Congress, [19--]).{{FHL|53543|item}}. FHL US/CAN Film 989214.
  
*Vance, Joseph W and Illinois. Adjutant General's Office. ''Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, 1861-1866'' .(Salt Lake City, Utah&nbsp;: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957, 1980).{{FHL|340109|item}}FHL US/CAN Film 7692. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/report-of-the-adjutant-general-of-the-state-of-illinois-1861-1866/oclc/4526513&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book.] View online at [http://www.archive.org/details/reportofadjutant00illinois Internet Archives].Rosters of officers and enlisted men and historical memoranda of the regiments.<br>
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*Vance, Joseph W and Illinois. Adjutant General's Office. ''Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, 1861-1866'' .(Salt Lake City, Utah&nbsp;: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957, 1980).{{FHL|340109|item}}FHL US/CAN Film 7692. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/report-of-the-adjutant-general-of-the-state-of-illinois-1861-1866/oclc/4526513&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book.] View online at [http://www.archive.org/details/reportofadjutant00illinois Internet Archives]. Rosters of officers and enlisted men and historical memorandum of the regiments.<br>
  
*Wood, John and Illinois. Quartermaster General's Dept.; Illinois. General Assembly. ''Abstracts of Issues to Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, Fifty-eighth, Sixtieth, Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Regiments of Infantry. ''(Springfield, Ill.&nbsp;: Baker &amp; Phillips, Printers, c1865.) [http://www.worldcat.org/title/abstracts-of-issues-to-fifty-third-fifty-fourth-fifty-sixth-fifty-seventh-fifty-eighth-sixtieth-sixty-fourth-and-sixty-fifth-regiments-of-infantry/oclc/71295013&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book]. Report of the Quartermaster General of the State of Illinois.<br>
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*Wood, John and Illinois. Quartermaster General's Dept.; Illinois. General Assembly. ''Abstracts of Issues to Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, Fifty-eighth, Sixtieth, Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Regiments of Infantry. ''(Springfield, Ill. : Baker &amp; Phillips, Printers, c1865.) [http://www.worldcat.org/title/abstracts-of-issues-to-fifty-third-fifty-fourth-fifty-sixth-fifty-seventh-fifty-eighth-sixtieth-sixty-fourth-and-sixty-fifth-regiments-of-infantry/oclc/71295013&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book]. Report of the Quartermaster General of the State of Illinois.
  
=== References ===
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=== References ===
 
 
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Brief History[edit | edit source]

The 55th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in on October 31, 1861. The regiment moved to Little Rock, Arkansas on June 30-July 6 and mustered out on August 14, 1865[1].

For more information on the history of the 55th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, see the following:

  • Wikipedia, (accessed 23 Dec 2010) article on the 55th Illinois Volunteer Infantry.

Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin[edit | edit source]

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.

The following counties of origin are taken from the Adjutant General's Report, found on the Illinois Civil War Rosters web site. Roster pages are from the same report found on the Internet Archives web site. The rosters show the men who served in each regiment, their residences, dates of enlistment and mustering out, and other remarks.

Company A - many men from Fulton County - Fulton County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 687-690.

Company B - many men from Cook, Coles, Ogle, and DeKalb counties - Cook, Coles, Ogle, and DeKalb county web sites - Roster, vol. 3, pages 690-692.

Roster, vol. 3, pages Company C - many men from Winnebago County - Winnebago County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 692-694.

Company D - many men from Fulton County - Fulton County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 694-696.

Company E - many men from DuPage and Kane counties - DuPage and Kane county web sites - Roster, vol. 3, pages 697-699.

Company F - many men from McDonough County - McDonough County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 699-701.

Company G - many men from LaSalle and McDonough counties - LaSalle and McDonough county web sites - Roster, vol. 3, pages 710-703.

Company H - many men from Carroll and Ogle counties - Carroll and Ogle county web sites - Roster, vol. 3, pages 704-705.

Company I - many men Grundy and LaSalle counties - Grundy and LaSalle county web sites - Roster, vol. 3, pages 706-708.

Company K - many men from Knox County - Knox County web site - Roster, vol. 3, pages 708-710.

Unassigned Recruits - Roster, vol. 3, pages 710-711.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,022 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

WEB SITES

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Illinois in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Illinois in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Illinois, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Illinois State Archives - Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database (accessed 14 June 2011). Search by residence, unit, regiment, company or soldier.
  • The ILGenWeb Civil War Scrapbook, (accessed 9 Aug 2011) contains links to various documents such as personal letters, military papers, articles, histories, obituaries, biographies, etc. Documents are listed by regiment, then by the soldier and his company.

BOOKS AND FILMS

  • Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois. Illinois Military Units in the Civil War. (Springfield, [Ill.]:Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois, c1962). FHL Collection. FHL US/CAN Book 977.3 M2im and FHL US/CAN Film 6334558. Other libraries with this book.  Includes military units by county, infantry, cavalry, and artillery regiments, including independent artillery.
  • Hewett, Janet B and United States. War Department. Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. (Wilmington, North Carolina : Broadfoot Pub. Co., c1994-2001). Part II v. 12 (Union Infantry 50th-60th). FHL Collection FHL US/CAN Book 973 M29u ser. 1 supp. pt. 2 v. 12. Other libraries with this book.
  • Crooker, Lucien B, Lucien B and Henry S Nourse; John G Brown; Milton L Haney; Association of the Fifty-fifth Illinois Vet. Vol. Infantry. Committee of the Regiment. The story of the Fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865. (Huntington, W. Va. : Blue Acorn Press, c1993.). Libraries with this book. Google Books. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) FHL fiche 6084254 and A section of a battle : observations upon the conduct of the 55th Illinois Infantry in the first day's battle of Shiloh, a missing link supplied, prepared for the first reunion of that Regiment, held at Canton, Illinois, October 30th and 31st, 1884. FHL fiche 6084255
  • United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th (1861-1865. The Story of the Fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865 by a Committee of the Regiment. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972). FHL Collection FHL CAN/US Film 874292 item 2.
  • United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th (1861-1865. The Story of the Fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865 ([Clinton, Mass.: Printed by W.J. Coulter], c1887). FHL Collection FHL CAN/US Book 977.3 M2ff. Other libraries with this book.
  • United States. War Department. Record and Pension Office. Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations. (Washington, District of Columbia : The National Archives, c1964). FHL Collection 54th-58th Infantry FHL US/CAN Film 1488475. Other libraries with this microfilm. View online at Internet Archives.
  • United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th (1861-1865), Roster of the Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. (Washington, District of Columbia: Library of Congress, [19--]).FHL Collection. FHL US/CAN Film 989214.
  • Vance, Joseph W and Illinois. Adjutant General's Office. Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, 1861-1866 .(Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957, 1980).FHL CollectionFHL US/CAN Film 7692. Other libraries with this book. View online at Internet Archives. Rosters of officers and enlisted men and historical memorandum of the regiments.
  • Wood, John and Illinois. Quartermaster General's Dept.; Illinois. General Assembly. Abstracts of Issues to Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, Fifty-eighth, Sixtieth, Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Regiments of Infantry. (Springfield, Ill. : Baker & Phillips, Printers, c1865.) Other libraries with this book. Report of the Quartermaster General of the State of Illinois.

References[edit | edit source]

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