Able-Bodied Men Military Census 1861 – 1862

Lists of Able-Bodied Male Citizens between the Ages of 18 and 45 
from Selected Cook County Townships.
South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society Research Series – Volume Two

The lists were compiled between 1861 and 1862 for a military census and also included a list of men who volunteered in the United States Army since April, 1861.  Edited by Kirk Vandenberg. 100 pages. Published 1990.

The publication contains names from the following Townships: Bloom, Bremen, Calumet, Cicero, Hyde Park, Jefferson, Lake, Lake View, Lemont, Lyons, Orland, Palos, Proviso, Rich, South Chicago, Thornton, West Chicago and Worth.

We have listed here the names of those men from Bloom, Bremen, Calumet, Lemont, Orland, Palos, Rich, Thornton and Worth Townships.  Use the “Find” feature on your browser (Edit / Find) or use <CTRL> F. You may also use the SEARCH SITE feature on the upper left.

The publication contains the following information: Name, Age, Nativity and Occupation.

If you find a name of interest to you and wish to purchase the publication, send a check for $10.00 plus $2.00 postage and handling payable to SSGHS.  Go to the Publications page for an order form and a list of our other publications.

We are offering a free look up for names on the township lists not included here.  We will tell you if your name of interest is on a list.  You may then purchase the publication.

Bloom Township
Bremen Township
Calumet Township
Lemont Township
Orland Township
Palos Township
Rich Township
Thornton Township
Worth Township