89th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
Brief History[edit | edit source]
This Unit was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, and mustered in August 28, 1862. It moved to Mobile, Alabama, June 1 and duty there till July 19. They mustered out July 19, 1865.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 89th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 10 May 2012).
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
- Officer and Non-Commissioned Office - see Roster
- Company A - many men from Wabash County - see Roster on page 438
- Company B - many men from Madison County - see Roster on page 440
- Company C - many men from Grant County - see Roster on page 442
- Company D - many men from Howard and Madison counties - see Roster on page 443
- Company E - many men from Jay County - see Roster on page 444
- Company F- many men from Howard Country - see Roster on page 446
- Company G - many men from Howard and Clinton counties - see Roster on page 447
- Company H - many men from Adams, Decatur counties - see Roster on page 449
- Company I - many men from Adams, Decatur counties - see Roster on page 450
- Company K - many men from Decatur and Adams counties - see Roster on page 452
- Unassigned Recuits - see Roster on page 454
The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 89th Regimen, Indiana Infantry on CIVIL WAR INDEX web site. (accessed 21 Jan 2011)
- Company D - many men from Howard County - see Roster 
- Company F - many men from Howard County - see Roster 
- Company G - many men from Howard County - see Roster 
89th Regiment, Indiana Infantry was organized within the Eleventh Congressional District.
Other Sources[edit | edit source]
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Indiana in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- Indiana in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Indiana, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War 1861 to 1865, Part 1 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- The Civil War Archive. (accessed 13 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 89th Regiments, Indiana Infantry.
- Wikipedia (accessed 13 Dec 2010) article on the 89th Regiment, Indiana Infantry.
- Union Army Regimental History Index (accessed 14 Dec 2010) Index Of Regimental Histories: Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry, and other units, states Alabama to Indiana
- 89th Indiana Regiment Infantry - Company D, F, G (accessed 13 Dec 2010) history, and rosted (Howard Country)
- Craven, Hervey. A Brief History of the 89th Indiana Volunteer Infantry: From Its Organization August 28, 1862, to the Close of Its Term of Service, Including Official Reports, and a List of Casualties in Actions. (S.l: s.n.], 1899.) FHL US/CAN Fiche 6084426 (2 fiche) FHL Collection other library