Illinois National Guard, 3rd Regiment 129th United States Infantry, 1898-1916
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Brief Description: This collection consists of two volumes of Descriptive Books for Company A, 3rd Regiment of the Illinois National Guard, dating from 1898-1916.  These books include the name, age, description, birth place, occupation, enlistment information, and term of the soldier.  The two volumes also contains a remarks column that lists discharge information.  Indexes to these two volumes are located in the Inventory folder.  Rosters and roll calls for Company A,  from 1906 to 1913 are found in the five small volumes.
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at]
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/204
Volume: 1.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/1967.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Illinois. National Guard.  3rd Regiment
National guard
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 129
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Mrs. Mattie Welch Embree  The Illinois National Guard, 3rd Regiment Collection was collected by Waite Embree, a local DeKalb, historian.  Mrs. Mattie Welch Embree donated the Embree Collection, including the Illinois National Guard materials, to the University Archives in 1967.  J. Joseph Bauxar, University Archivist, transferred the Embree Collection to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center in June, 1978.
Related Materials: For further information regarding the Illinois National Guard, 3rd Regiment the researcher should consult VFM 19.3, Records of Events and Roster of the 129th U.S. Infantry and the Embree photograph collection (RC 2).  Additional information on men from this regiment who participated in World War I can be found in Honor Roll - DeKalb County, Illinois F547 .D3 H656 1919.