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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

49th Indiana Volunteers:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1861-1863, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 49th (1861-1865)
Title: 49th Indiana Volunteers Records,
Dates: 1861-1863
Abstract: The collection deals with the U.S. Army Company Roster of the 49th Indiana Volunteer Regiment.
Collection # S 1400.1
Quantity: 1 wallet (0.1 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The 49th Indiana Volunteer Regiment served the Union during the Civil War. Though some Indianas supported the South and the Confederate cause, the State stayed with the Union. The closest action that the State of Indiana saw was in 1863 when Confederate General John Hunt Morgan made his way through southern Indiana. Indiana contributed 208,367 men to the Union and 24,416 lost their lives.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains one leather bound U. S. Army Company Roster book of the 49th Indiana Volunteer Regiment with enlistment and officers names. The roster lists the names of commissioned and non-commissioned officers, discharged men, deaths, deserters, and roll call. The officer in charge of Company F was Captain William H. Peerinpaugh.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 49th (1861-1865)
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 49th (1861-1865)--Directories
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 49th (1861-1865)--History
Places
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Archival resources

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Administrative Information

Acquisition

Gift, 1999

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, August 2000

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