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Brief History

This Unit was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, July 22 to August 8, 1862. It ordered to march to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Virginia, April 29-May 19, 1865 and Grand Review May 24. They mustered out June 8, 1865. Recruits transferred to 33rd Indiana Infantry.[1]

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


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.


The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 70th Regimen, Indiana Infantry on CIVIL WAR INDEX web site. (accessed 24 Jan 2011)

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  •  Officer and Non-Commissioned Officer - see Roster
  • Company A - no cities or counties given - see Roster
  • Company B - no cities or counties given - see Roster
  • Company C - no cities or counties given - see Roster
  • Company D - no cities or counties given - see Roster
  • Company E - no cities or counties given - see Roster
  • Company F - no cities or counties given - see Roster
  • Company G - no cities or counties given - see Roster
  • Company H - no cities or counties given - see Roster
  • Company I - no cities or counties given - see Roster
  • Company K - no cities or counties given - see Roster
  • Index by Name - see Roster

The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 70th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry web site.

Other Sources

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 70th Regiment, Indiana Infantry.
  • Benjamin Harrison, (accessed 6 Apr 2011) brigadier general before president creating the 70th Indiana Regiment.
  • Cox, Charles Harding (1st Lt.), "'Gone for a Soldier': The Civil War Letters of Charles Harding Cox" [1 of 2] 1862-1863, (ed. Lorna Lutes Sylvester, Indiana Magazine of History 68, no. 1 (March 1972): 24-78.) Marion County (Indianapolis) ,70th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Co. E Abstract and Bibliographic Information  article PDF (accessed 6 Apr 2011)
  • Cox, Charles Harding (1st Lt.), "'Gone for a Soldier': The Civil War Letters of Charles Harding Cox" [2 of 2]1864-1865, (ed. Lorna Lutes Sylvester,Indiana Magazine of History 68, no. 3 (September 1972): 181-239.)Marion County (Indianapolis) , 70th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Co. E Abstract and Bibliographic Information article PDF  (accessed 6 Apr 2011)


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References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).

 

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