Ancestry.com has the Civil War Pension Index; there is a fee to access it. I would be happy to check the index to see if your ancestor applied for a pension, if you are not a subscriber.
The Illinois State Archives website has the muster rolls and soldier database, which can be checked to see who served:
If you find a relative who applied for a pension, the actual pension file can be ordered for a fee from the National Archives in DC. They have a website with more information:
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