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The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories.The county was named for Kazimierz Pulaski who was killed at the Siege of Savannah in the Revolutionary War.The county seat is Mound City and the county was organized on 1843.The following abstracts and copies of original records may be accessed through online sources, the Family History Library or the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) located at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) - search for Pulaski County records.Online Resources Civil War service men from Pulaski County served in various regiments.The online Shawnee Community College Local History Project includes dozens of personal interviews, newspaper clippings, and even a Jackson Family Bible to give you a taste of historic Pulaski County.Was your relative one of the interviewed individuals?The following copies of original records may be accessed through the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) located at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) - search for Franklin County records.Original estates and wills are held in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk.In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.IRAD is a system of Illinois Regional Archives Depositories managed by the Illinois State Archives, housing the archival records of local Illinois counties, townships, municipalities and school districts.