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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
  
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.  
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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.<br>
 
 
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*Officer and Non-Commissioned Office - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/officers/28th_us_colored_troops_officers.pdf Roster]  
 
*Officer and Non-Commissioned Office - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/officers/28th_us_colored_troops_officers.pdf Roster]  
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*Addition Recruits for Colored Troops - from all counties of [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Indiana Indiana ]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/28th_us_colored_troops_recruits.pdf Roster] on page 683-693
 
*Addition Recruits for Colored Troops - from all counties of [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Indiana Indiana ]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/28th_us_colored_troops_recruits.pdf Roster] on page 683-693
  
The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 28th US Colored Troops&nbsp;on CIVIL WAR INDEX [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/28th_us_colored_troops.html web site]. (accessed 29 Jan 2011)  
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The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 28th US Colored Troops&nbsp;on CIVIL WAR INDEX [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/28th_us_colored_troops.html web site]. (accessed 29 Jan 2011)
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

They was mustered in April 20, 1864. On April 25, six companies of the 28th left Indianapolis for Washington, D.C., where they were attached to the capital's defenses.The 28th was formally mustered out in Texas on November 28, 1865.
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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.

The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 28th US Colored Troops on CIVIL WAR INDEX web site. (accessed 29 Jan 2011)

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

WEBSITES

  • Wikipedia   (accessed 23 Mar 2011) article on the 20th US Colored Troops

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Civil War Archive. (accessed 08 Feb 2011)Breif history of the 20th US Colored Troops.
  2. Wikipedia (accessed 23 Mar 2011) article on the 20th US Colored Troops