Illinois military records are a great way to get addition information,
such as birth, death, and sometimes names of spouses. Often Illinois military
records can provide additional details that can be used to obtain vital
This webpage gives you access to several online databases containing
Illinois military records, as well as related genealogy in Illinois. The
links presented to the right should get your pointed in the right direction.
You will notice that while many of the Illinois military records resources
presented here are free, some do require a fee to access.
On this page you will find the most comprehensive databases containing
Illinois military records. We also suggest searching for "Illinois
military records" using Google.com,
which will yield more such resources.
We would like to thank Rootsweb for graciously donating the server space to us so that we may provide
this webpage of Illinois military records to you.
Illinois Military Veterans Cemeteries
Lincoln National Cemetery - Elwood, Will County, Illinois
National Cemetery - Alton, Madison County, Illinois
Alton Confederate Cemetery - Alton, Madison County, Illinois
Butler National Cemetery - Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
National Cemetery - Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois
City National Cemetery - Mound City, Pulaski County, Illinois
National Cemetery - Quincy, Adams County, Illinois
Island Confederate Cemetery - Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois
Island National Cemetery - Arsenal Island, Rock Island County, Illinois
Other Illinois Military Records Online
Military Records Research
Center - Look up records for several wars from the American Revolution,
to the Civil War, up to the Vietnam War.
Records - conduct a search of Illinois public records including,
birth, marriage, and death records.
Birth Records - Records of Illinois births are indexed and accessible
from this site. Enter a surname search to find Illinois birth records.
There is also information on how to obtain Illinois birth certificates,
as well as links to other online sources for Illinois birth records.
death records - Look up Illinois death records by entering a person's
marriage records - Search the online Illinois marriage records database
for names of brides and grooms.
Obituaries - Search for Illinois obituaries in thousands of newspaper
titles, going as far back as 1815 up to the present time. You will also
find links to other Illinois obituary sites.
City Directories - City directories for Illinois cities can be searched
here, showing you the town your ancestors lived in, and on what day
they lived there. This is a great way to identify place of residence,
for purposes of obtaining other records.
Certificates - Learn how to obtain copies of Illinois birth certificates
and perform a search for birth certificates by entering a person's name.
Sex Offenders - Find registered Illinois sex offenders in your neighborhood
by entering your ZIP code.