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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
Organized as a Battalion of seven Companies at Evansville, Indiana, and mustered in October 1, 1862. Duty at Raleigh till May 3 and at Salisbury till June 26. Mustered out June 26, 1865. Recruits transferred to 120th, 124th and 128th Regiments, Indiana Infantry.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref><br>
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This Unit was organized as a Battalion of seven Companies at Evansville, Indiana, and mustered in October 1, 1862.&nbsp; It had Duty at Raleigh till May 3 and at Salisbury till June 26. They mustered out June 26, 1865. The Recruits transferred to 120th, 124th and 128th Regiments, Indiana Infantry.<ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref><br>
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unininf7.htm#91st 91st Regiment Infantry], (accessed 10 May 2012).<br>
  
 
=== 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.  
 
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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*Officer and Non-Commissioned Office - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/officers/91st_in_infantry_officers.pdf Roster]  
 
*Officer and Non-Commissioned Office - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/officers/91st_in_infantry_officers.pdf Roster]  
*Company A - many men from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Posey_County,_Indiana Posey County ]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 481  
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*Company A - many men from [[Posey_County,_Indiana|Posey County ]]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 481  
*Company B - many men from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Warrick_County,_Indiana Warrick County ]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 482  
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*Company B - many men from [[Warrick_County,_Indiana|Warrick County ]]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 482  
*Company C - many men from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Daviess_County,_Indiana Daviess County ]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster ]on page 484  
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*Company C - many men from [[Daviess_County,_Indiana|Daviess County ]]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster ]on page 484  
*Company D - many men from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Posey_County,_Indiana Posey County ]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster ]on page 486  
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*Company D - many men from [[Posey_County,_Indiana|Posey County ]]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster ]on page 486  
*Company E - many men from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Spencer_County,_Indiana Spencer County ]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roste]r on page 487  
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*Company E - many men from [[Spencer_County,_Indiana|Spencer County ]]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roste]r on page 487  
*Company F- many men from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Pike_County,_Indiana Pike],&nbsp;&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Gibson_County,_Indiana Gibson] and [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Warrick_County,_Indiana Warrick] Counties - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 488  
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*Company F- many men from [[Pike_County,_Indiana|Pike]],&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Gibson County, Indiana |Gibson]] and [[Warrick_County,_Indiana|Warrick]] counties - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 488  
*Company G - many men from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Vanderburgh_County,_Indiana Vanderburgh County ]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster ]on page 490  
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*Company G - many men from [[Vanderburgh_County,_Indiana|Vanderburgh County ]]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster ]on page 490  
 
*Company H - no cities or counties given - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 492&nbsp; note: 6 months month service  
 
*Company H - no cities or counties given - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 492&nbsp; note: 6 months month service  
 
*Company I - no cities or counties given - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster ]on page 493&nbsp; note: 6 months service  
 
*Company I - no cities or counties given - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster ]on page 493&nbsp; note: 6 months service  
 
*Company K - no cities or counties given - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 495 note: 6 months service  
 
*Company K - no cities or counties given - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 495 note: 6 months service  
*Company H - many men from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Allen_County,_Indiana Allen County ]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 496&nbsp; note: 1 year service  
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*Company H - many men from [[Allen_County,_Indiana|Allen County ]]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 496&nbsp; note: 1 year service  
*Company I - men from&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ripley_County,_Indiana Ripley], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Adams_County,_Indiana Adams], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ripley_County,_Indiana Tippecanoe,] [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Jay_County,_Indiana Jay,]&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Jefferson_County,_Indiana Jefferson], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Fayette_County,_Indiana Fayette], and [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Marion_County,_Indiana Marion]&nbsp;Counties - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 498&nbsp; note: 1 year service  
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*Company I - many men from&nbsp;[[Ripley_County,_Indiana|Ripley]], [[Adams_County,_Indiana|Adams]], [[Tippecanoe_County,_Indiana|Tippecanoe,]] [[Jay_County,_Indiana|Jay,]]&nbsp; [[Jefferson_County,_Indiana|Jefferson]], [[Fayette_County,_Indiana|Fayette]], and[[Marion_County,_Indiana|Marion]] counties - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 498&nbsp; note: 1 year service  
*Company K - many men from [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Allen_County,_Indiana Allen County ]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 499  
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*Company K - many men from [[Allen_County,_Indiana|Allen County ]]- see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 499  
 
*Unassigned Recuits - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 500
 
*Unassigned Recuits - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/soldiers/91st_in_infantry_soldiers.pdf Roster] on page 500
  
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The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 91th Regimen, Indiana Infantry on CIVIL WAR INDEX [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/91st_in_infantry.html web site]. (accessed 21 Jan 2011)
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The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 91th Regimen, Indiana Infantry on CIVIL WAR INDEX [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/91st_in_infantry.html web site]. (accessed 21 Jan 2011)
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*Company A, D, and E mant men from [[Gibson County, Indiana Genealogy|Gibson County ]]<ref>"The War For The Union" in "Patrictish" Chapter 11 of Jas. T. Tartt Co. 1978. ''History of Gibson County, Indiana: with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. ''(Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.), (page 123, Regiment,Companies, Name's),977.235 H2ga FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|1346778|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-gibson-county-indiana-with-illustrations-descriptive-of-its-scenery-and-biographical-sketches-of-some-of-its-prominent-men-and-pioneers/oclc/6329253&amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results other libraries]</ref>
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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WEBSITES  
 
WEBSITES  
  
*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System]&nbsp;(accessed 13 Dec 2010) can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment.<br>
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).<br>
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*National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm 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. <br>
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*[[Indiana in the Civil War|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. <br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] 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. <br>
  
 
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unininf7.htm#91st The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 13 Dec 2010)&nbsp;Brief history of the&nbsp;91st Regiment, Indiana Infantry.<br>
 
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unininf7.htm#91st The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 13 Dec 2010)&nbsp;Brief history of the&nbsp;91st Regiment, Indiana Infantry.<br>

Latest revision as of 15:58, 23 February 2020

Brief History[edit | edit source]

This Unit was organized as a Battalion of seven Companies at Evansville, Indiana, and mustered in October 1, 1862.  It had Duty at Raleigh till May 3 and at Salisbury till June 26. They mustered out June 26, 1865. The Recruits transferred to 120th, 124th and 128th Regiments, Indiana Infantry.[1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

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 91th Regimen, Indiana Infantry on CIVIL WAR INDEX web site. (accessed 21 Jan 2011)

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Other Sources[edit | edit source]

WEBSITES

  • 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 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.
  • Wikipedia (accessed 13 Dec 2010) article On the 91st Regiment, Indiana Infantry.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).
  2. "The War For The Union" in "Patrictish" Chapter 11 of Jas. T. Tartt Co. 1978. History of Gibson County, Indiana: with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.), (page 123, Regiment,Companies, Name's),977.235 H2ga FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other libraries