Illinois National Guard

First Muster
War of 1812
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Illinois National Guard History



The mission of the Illinois National Guard Historical Program is to offer support and professional development to Soldiers and Airmen and inform the public by researching, collecting, organizing, disseminating, and interpreting the historical legacy of the Illinois National Guard. In the spirit of the military tradition, history will be proudly preserved and maintained, honoring service members of the past for future generations.
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  For Military personnel files, please consult the military records tab under resources.


To contact the State Historian
Ms. Adriana Schroeder
1301 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: (217) 761-3975