Illinois GAR Posts & History


This link will open an Adobe Acrobat "pdf" file containing

  a list of known GAR posts for Illinois.  A brief historical

  summary for each Post is included if available. 





GAR Records Catalog


This link will open the catalog page for Illinois

containing details on collections of GAR Department

and individual Post records (if known).


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Related SUVCW Websites (GAR info)

Dept. of Illinois


(No information)


Websites of Interest

Illinois Digital Archives

(made available by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library)

Roster of the Department of Illinois, GAR, 1896


Library of Congress

Grand Army of the Republic and Kindred Societies

State Encampments: Bibliography




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Selected Bibliography (printed resources)

Coulter, O. H. (editor), 1896, Roster of the Department of Illinois, Grand Army of the Republic 1896, and Post Commanders of 1897.  Kansas City, MO:  Western Veteran Publishing Co. [see "Websites of Interest" for digital version]. 

Thanks goes to Civil War historian, Martin W. Johnson, for reporting this.


Northcott, Dennis, and Brooks, Thomas, 2003, Grand Army of the Republic Department of Illinois, Transcription of the Death Rolls, 1879 - 1947.  St. Louis, Missouri:  D. Northcott.  (ISBN 10: 0972834400 / ISBN 13: 9780972834407), 537 p.











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