Civil War Service Index - Union - Illinois

Records: 371,142 · Complete: 100%

Each index card gives the name of a soldier, his rank, and the unit in which he served. (There are cross-references for names that appeared in the records under more than one spelling and for service in more than one unit or organization.) The index directs you to the full compiled service records of the soldier listed and can be requested from NARA.

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Fold3, Civil War Service Index - Union - Illinois (/title/798/civil-war-service-index-union-illinois :accessed May 28, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
Civil War Service Index - Union - Illinois
Total Records
Records: 371,142 · Complete: 100%
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Published on Fold3
April 6, 2012
Last Updated
August 20, 2012
NARA M539. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units from the State of Illinois.