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[[Image:Tippecanoe.jpg|thumb|right|320x210px|Tippecanoe.jpg|The Battle of Tippecanoe, c. 1812]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana_Military_Records|Military Records]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana_Military_Records|Military Records]]''  
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=== Forts  ===
 
=== Forts  ===
  
*Fort Aikman, Fort Ballore,  Beck's Fort,  Black Hawk Fort, Fort Boyd,  [http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=31341 Fort Butler], [http://www.fortbranch.org/8.html Fort Branch], [http://ftdefianceclarksville.com/?page_id=81 Fort Bruce],  Buchanan's Fort, Fort Callore, Fort Clark, Fort Conner, Fort Coleman, Fort Farris, Fort Finney 1786-93, Guthrie Fort,  Fort Finney, Fort Gramham,   
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A list of many Indiana forts and camps is found at the [http://www.northamericanforts.com/East/in.html#azatlan American Forts East] website. A brief description is given for each location.<br>
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*Fort Aikman, Fort Ballore,&nbsp; Beck's Fort,&nbsp;&nbsp;Black Hawk Fort, Fort Boyd,&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=31341 Fort Butler], [http://www.fortbranch.org/8.html Fort Branch],&nbsp; Buchanan's Fort, Fort&nbsp;Callore, Fort Clark, Fort Conner, Fort Coleman, Fort Farris, Fort Finney 1786-93,&nbsp;Guthrie Fort, &nbsp;Fort Finney, Fort Gramham,&nbsp;  
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=LxQVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA12&lpg=PA12&dq=%22Fort+Haddon%22+indiana+military+fort+history&source=bl&ots=3A_hT2EzSc&sig=Sn8338fE-yyb8vqEfw44rYaEsRI&hl=en&ei=rCqlTd3FNpSWsgPAuNz5DA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAw#v=onepage&q&f=false Fort Haddon]  
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=LxQVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA12&lpg=PA12&dq=%22Fort+Haddon%22+indiana+military+fort+history&source=bl&ots=3A_hT2EzSc&sig=Sn8338fE-yyb8vqEfw44rYaEsRI&hl=en&ei=rCqlTd3FNpSWsgPAuNz5DA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAw#v=onepage&q&f=false Fort Haddon]  
 
*Fort Hawkins  
 
*Fort Hawkins  
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*[http://www.nps.gov/history/NR/travel/indianapolis/ftbenjaminharrison.htm Fort Harrison] 1811-18  
 
*[http://www.nps.gov/history/NR/travel/indianapolis/ftbenjaminharrison.htm Fort Harrison] 1811-18  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ketcham's_Fort Ketcham's Fort]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ketcham's_Fort Ketcham's Fort]  
*[http://www.knox.army.mil/history.asp Fort Knox]  
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*[http://www.knox.army.mil/history.asp Fort Knox] See Fort Vincennes
 
*Fort Ledgerwood  
 
*Fort Ledgerwood  
 
*Fort Lett  
 
*Fort Lett  
 
*Lick's Fort  
 
*Lick's Fort  
 
*[http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/m/a/r/Craig-S-Martin/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-1268.html Fort Lisman]  
 
*[http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/m/a/r/Craig-S-Martin/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-1268.html Fort Lisman]  
*[http://www.sedubois.k12.in.us/~pineridge/ourhistory.htm Fort McDonald], Maxwell's Fort,&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forts_of_Fort_Wayne,_Indiana Fort Miami], [http://www.usgwarchives.org/pa/1pa/1picts/frontierforts/ff31.html Fort Palmer], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forts_of_Vincennes,_Indiana Fort Patrick Henry], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Recovery Fort Recovery] 1793-96,&nbsp;[http://sharipowell.blogspot.com/2010/09/history-fort-quiatenon-by-sharon-powell.html Fort Quiatenon],&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forts_of_Vincennes,_Indiana Fort Sackville], Fort Thurman,&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vallonia,_Indiana Fort Valonia], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forts_of_Vincennes,_Indiana Fort Vincennes], [http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=any&CISOFIELD1=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOROOT=/V0002&CISOBOX1=Copy&CISOSTART=1,41 White Oak Springs Fort ](Pride's Fort), [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forts_of_Fort_Wayne,_Indiana Fort Wayne]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/pa/1pa/1picts/frontierforts/ff31.html Fort Palmer] was actually a fort in Pennsylvania which was a place of refuge in colonial times for Indiana citizens.
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forts_of_Vincennes,_Indiana Fort Vincennes]. The area of Fort Vincennes rebuilt several times and was known as Fort Patrick Henry, Fort Sackville, and Fort Knox.
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forts_of_Fort_Wayne,_Indiana Fort Wayne] was built on the site of the earlier Fort Miami.
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*Fort McDonald, Maxwell's Fort, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Recovery Fort Recovery] 1793-96,&nbsp;[http://sharipowell.blogspot.com/2010/09/history-fort-quiatenon-by-sharon-powell.html Fort Quiatenon],&nbsp; Fort Thurman,&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vallonia,_Indiana Fort Valonia], White Oak Springs Fort (Pride's Fort),
  
 
=== Revolutionary War (1775-1783)  ===
 
=== Revolutionary War (1775-1783)  ===
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=== War of 1812 (1812-1815)  ===
 
=== War of 1812 (1812-1815)  ===
  
There are helpful nationwide indexes of service and pension records for soldiers of the War of 1812. For more information, see the United States Military Records Wiki article, "War of 1812"''section.''
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[[Image:William Henry Harrison.jpg|thumb|right|250px|William Henry Harrison.jpg]] The War of 1812 between Britain and the United States confirmed the separate existence of the United States and the future Canada.<br> <br>
  
A useful source that lists the Indiana soldiers is:
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See the Wiki article, [[Indiana Territory in the War of 1812|Indiana Territory in the War of 1812]], for information concerning military records, histories, links to relevant web sites, etc. for Indiana.<br>
  
Franklin, Charles M. ''Indiana, War of 1812 Soldiers: Militia. Indianapolis: Ye Olde Genealogie Shoppe, 1984''. (Family History Library book {{FHL|133221|title-id|disp=977.2 M2fr}}) This contains transcriptions of muster rolls and payrolls of various companies as they are preserved in the National Archives. There is a surname index.
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There are helpful nationwide records for soldiers of the War of 1812. For more information, see [[United States in the War of 1812|United States in the War of 1812]]''.''  
 
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In 1886, 1890, and 1894, records were made that list some soldiers from the War of 1812 (and later wars), and their widows and orphans:
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Indiana Adjutant General. ''Enrollment of the Late Soldiers, Their Widows, and Orphans of the Late Armies of the United States, Residing in the State of Indiana for the Years 1886–1894''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. (On 89 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|596163|title-id|disp=1605057}}). These lists of veterans and their widows and orphans were made by county assessors, starting in 1886. They include veterans of the War of 1812, Indian Wars, and the Civil War. The lists were made in 1886, 1890, and 1894. They list name, rank, company, regiment, state to which the regiment belonged, race, war, present post office address, and number of children under 16. The index to these records is:
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''Index to Indiana Enrollments of Soldiers, Their Widows and Orphans, 1886, 1890, and 1894.''Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988''.'' (On 13 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|545051|title-id|disp=1556996}}). This index provides the name of the person, the county and township of residence, and the year of enrollment. The records are in order by county, township, then alphabetical by surname. This index is a partial substitute for the 1890 census. The original records are at the Indiana State Archives, and the card index is in the Genealogy Division of the Indiana State Library. The index is to the 1886 Enumeration; if it was missing for a township or town, then the 1890 Enumeration was used; if both were missing, the 1894 Enumeration was used. The original enumerations are a second set, with the first set deposited in the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office. Whenever an enumeration was missing at the Indiana State Archives, the clerk’s copy, if found, was microfilmed and is in the Family History Library.
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"Index to War of 1812 Pension Application Files," a multi-roll microfilm set, is available at the Indiana State Library and in The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne.
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The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library also has Indiana Territory Militia muster rolls, payrolls and receipt rolls for the War of 1812 on microfilm.
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_indiana1812.php War of 1812 Pensioners in Indiana, 1883]. Abstracted from&nbsp;the U.S. Pension Bureau's ''List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883'', volume IV
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=== Indian Wars (1780s-1890s)  ===
 
=== Indian Wars (1780s-1890s)  ===
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=== Mexican War (1846-1848)  ===
 
=== Mexican War (1846-1848)  ===
  
The Indiana State Archives and the Family History Library have the following card index:  
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The Mexican War was caused by the annexation of Texas by the United States in 1845. Most volunteer regiments were from southern states. Records of Mexican War veterans might exist in a state where the veteran later resided. <br>
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*''Mexican War Index to Pension Files, 1887–1926''. (NARA T317). {{FHL|0537000|item|disp=FHL films 0537000–13}} Alphabetically arranged and includes the veteran’s name, rank, and unit; names of dependents; date of filing and application; certificate numbers; act filed under; and state from which application was made. Also available at:<br>
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:*{{RecordSearch|1979390|United States, Mexican War Pension Index, 1887-1926}} (FamilySearch) Free digital copy. ([[United States, Index to Mexican War Pension Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Learn more.]])<br>
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*Robarts, William Hugh. ''Mexican War Veterans&nbsp;: A Complete Roster of the Regular and Volunteer Troops in the War Between the United States and Mexico, from 1846-1848…'' Washington, D.C.&nbsp;: Brentano’s, 1887. {{FHL|1854496|item|disp=FHL book 973 M2rwh}} Digital version available at [http://archive.org/details/mexicanwarvetera00roba Internet Archive].<br>
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<br> The Indiana State Archives and the Family History Library have the following card index:  
  
 
''Index to Indiana Volunteers in the Mexican War.'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. (Family History Library film {{FHL|544923|title-id|disp=1556874}}). The cards include the soldier’s name, regiment, length of service, when and where he was enrolled and mustered, his age, physical description, and when and where he was discharged and mustered out.  
 
''Index to Indiana Volunteers in the Mexican War.'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. (Family History Library film {{FHL|544923|title-id|disp=1556874}}). The cards include the soldier’s name, regiment, length of service, when and where he was enrolled and mustered, his age, physical description, and when and where he was discharged and mustered out.  
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*Roster of Indiana's Volunteer Regiments in Mexican War (1846-1848)  
 
*Roster of Indiana's Volunteer Regiments in Mexican War (1846-1848)  
 
*Indiana's Mexican War Veterans at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (1904)
 
*Indiana's Mexican War Veterans at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (1904)
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Click on these links to learn more about the [[Mexican War, 1846 to 1848|Mexican War]] and about [[US Mexican War Pension Records|Mexican War pension records]]. <br>
  
 
=== Civil War (1861–1865)  ===
 
=== Civil War (1861–1865)  ===
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*Morgan's Raid Claims - Claims to the state for damages incurred during Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan's 1863 raid into southern Indiana.
 
*Morgan's Raid Claims - Claims to the state for damages incurred during Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan's 1863 raid into southern Indiana.
  
Records of the 28th United States Colored Troops, the unit in which the majority of Indiana's African American soldiers served, are available at the subscription website [http://www.footnote.com/browse.php#33%7ChKRA2TPs9r6pt3d_3 Footnote.com].<br>
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Records of the 28th United States Colored Troops, the unit in which the majority of Indiana's African American soldiers served, are available at the subscription website [http://www.fold3.com Fold3.com].<br>  
  
 
Online Resources:  
 
Online Resources:  
  
The following are free online databases provided by the [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society]:<br>
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The following are free online databases provided by the [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society]:<br>  
  
*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Crawford County, Pennsylvania<br>
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*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Crawford County, Pennsylvania<br>  
 
*Roster of Company G, 31st Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
 
*Roster of Company G, 31st Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
 
*Ancestors of Members of Society of Civil War Families of Indiana
 
*Ancestors of Members of Society of Civil War Families of Indiana
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The following are online databases for members of the [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society]:  
 
The following are online databases for members of the [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society]:  
  
*Indiana's Civil War Soliders Buried in Alexandria (Louisana) National Cemetery<br>
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*Indiana's Civil War Soliders Buried in Alexandria (Louisana) National Cemetery<br>  
*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Fayetteville (Arkansas) National Cemetery<br>
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*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Fayetteville (Arkansas) National Cemetery<br>  
*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Fredericksburg (Virginia) National Cemetery<br>
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*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Fredericksburg (Virginia) National Cemetery<br>  
*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Green Lawn (Ohio) National Cemetery<br>
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*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Green Lawn (Ohio) National Cemetery<br>  
*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Hampton (Virginia) National Cemetery<br>
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*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Hampton (Virginia) National Cemetery<br>  
*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Mobile (Alabama) National Cemetery<br>
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*Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Mobile (Alabama) National Cemetery<br>  
*Indiana's Civil War Veterans with Artificial Limbs (1863-1866)<br>
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*Indiana's Civil War Veterans with Artificial Limbs (1863-1866)<br>  
 
*Indiana's African American Soldiers in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
 
*Indiana's African American Soldiers in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
*Roster of 17th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)<br>
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*Roster of 17th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)<br>  
 
*Roster of 1st Indiana Battery in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
 
*Roster of 1st Indiana Battery in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
 
*Roster of 1st Indiana Calvary in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
 
*Roster of 1st Indiana Calvary in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
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*Roster of 79th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
 
*Roster of 79th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
 
*Roster of 7th Indiana Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
 
*Roster of 7th Indiana Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)  
*Roster of 86th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)
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*Roster of 86th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)<br>  
 
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*Veterans Who Died at Indiana State Soldiers Home, Lafayette, Indiana (1916-1917)
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=== Indiana Militia Records <br>(1872–1896)  ===
 
=== Indiana Militia Records <br>(1872–1896)  ===
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For the period between the Civil War and the Spanish-American War, the Indiana State Militia was active. Records for 1872 to 1896 are available from the Indiana State Archives. [[Indiana Archives and Libraries]] has the address. These records are not available at the Family History Library.  
 
For the period between the Civil War and the Spanish-American War, the Indiana State Militia was active. Records for 1872 to 1896 are available from the Indiana State Archives. [[Indiana Archives and Libraries]] has the address. These records are not available at the Family History Library.  
  
=== Spanish-American War (1898)  ===
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=== Spanish-American War (1898)<br> ===
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The Spanish-American War was largely fought in Cuba and the Philippines. Spanish-American War records might exist in the state from which the soldier served or in a state where the veteran later resided.
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'''Indexes'''
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*{{RecordSearch|1919699|United States, General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934}} (NARA T288). (FamilySearch) Free digital copy. The index covers veterans of the Civil War, '''Spanish‑American War,''' Philippine Insurrection, Boxer Rebellion (1900 to 1901), and the regular Army, Navy, and Marine forces. ([[United States, General Index to Pension Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Learn more.]])
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*{{RecordSearch|1919583|United States, Index to Service Records, War with Spain, 1898}} (FamilySearch) Free digital copy. ([[United States, Index to Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers in the War with Spain (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Learn more.]])
  
 
See the [[Spanish American War, 1898|United States Military Records]] Wiki article for nationwide indexes.  
 
See the [[Spanish American War, 1898|United States Military Records]] Wiki article for nationwide indexes.  
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*Roster of Indiana's Volunteer Regiments in the Spanish-American War (1898)  
 
*Roster of Indiana's Volunteer Regiments in the Spanish-American War (1898)  
 
*Spanish-American War Veterans Who Died in Indiana (1944-1945)
 
*Spanish-American War Veterans Who Died in Indiana (1944-1945)
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Click on the link to learn more about the [[Spanish-American War, 1898|Spanish American War]].
  
 
=== World War I (1917-1918)  ===
 
=== World War I (1917-1918)  ===
  
[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_inww1deaths.php Indiana World War I Deaths]. Database on the ACPL Genealogy Center's website.  
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World War I was a global war fought on multiple continents with several nations involved. Over four million men and women served from the United States.  
  
 
'''Enrollment Cards'''  
 
'''Enrollment Cards'''  
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*''World War I Indiana Enrollment Cards, 1919''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990. (On 35 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|625091|title-id|disp=1674855}}). These enrollment cards were prepared in 1919, and are arranged alphabetically for the entire state. They were filmed at the Indiana State Archives. These records provide the soldier’s name, army serial number, race, residence, city of birth, birth date or age, city and date of induction, organizations served in, grades in service, engagements, wounds or other injuries received in action, dates of overseas service, discharge or demobilization date, and percent disabled on date of discharge.
 
*''World War I Indiana Enrollment Cards, 1919''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990. (On 35 Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|625091|title-id|disp=1674855}}). These enrollment cards were prepared in 1919, and are arranged alphabetically for the entire state. They were filmed at the Indiana State Archives. These records provide the soldier’s name, army serial number, race, residence, city of birth, birth date or age, city and date of induction, organizations served in, grades in service, engagements, wounds or other injuries received in action, dates of overseas service, discharge or demobilization date, and percent disabled on date of discharge.
  
*''World War I Armed Forces Enrollment, U.S. Navy, Indiana, 1917–1918''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1992. (On five Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|686049|title-id|disp=1831961}}.) The file cards include name, service number, place enlisted, date enlisted, age at entrance, service history, rank, discharge date and place, and home address.  
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*''World War I Armed Forces Enrollment, U.S. Navy, Indiana, 1917–1918''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1992. (On five Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|686049|title-id|disp=1831961}}.) The file cards include name, service number, place enlisted, date enlisted, age at entrance, service history, rank, discharge date and place, and home address.
  
Nurses Enrollment Cards:
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Nurses Enrollment Cards:  
  
''World War I , Indiana''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah. 1991. (Family History Library film {{FHL|489057|title-id|disp=1683687}}.) This card file is arranged in alphabetical order by surname, given name, residence, birth date and place, appointment date to nurse, promotions, organizations and staff assignments, engagements, wounds received, overseas service, remarks, and date of discharge.  
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*''World War I , Indiana''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah. 1991. (Family History Library film {{FHL|489057|title-id|disp=1683687}}.) This card file is arranged in alphabetical order by surname, given name, residence, birth date and place, appointment date to nurse, promotions, organizations and staff assignments, engagements, wounds received, overseas service, remarks, and date of discharge.
  
 
'''Draft Registration Cards'''  
 
'''Draft Registration Cards'''  
  
United States. Selective Service System. ''Indiana, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917–1918''. National Archives Microfilm Publications, M1509. Washington, DC: National Archives, 1987-1988. (On 115 Family History Library films, beginning with {{FHL|378717|title-id|disp=1439777.)}} These cards have been digitized and are searchable online. See [[United States World War I Draft Records|WWII Draft Records]] for more information.  
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*United States. Selective Service System. ''Indiana, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917–1918''. National Archives Microfilm Publications, M1509. Washington, DC: National Archives, 1987-1988. (On 115 Family History Library films, beginning with {{FHL|378717|title-id|disp=1439777.)}} Also available at:<br>
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:*{{RecordSearch|1968530|United States, World War One Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918}} (FamilySearch) - free
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See [[United States World War I Draft Records|WWI Draft Records]] for more information.  
  
 
'''Honor Roll'''  
 
'''Honor Roll'''  
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For a list of solders who died in World War I, see:  
 
For a list of solders who died in World War I, see:  
  
''Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women Who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War, 1914–1918''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990. (Family History Library film {{FHL|398305|title-id|disp=1673274}} item 3.) This contains a photograph and brief biographical sketch of each person, giving name of parents, birthplace, occupation, service record, death date and place, and burial place. These records are at the Indiana State Archives. There is a full name index at the end of the film.  
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*''Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women Who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War, 1914–1918''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990. (Family History Library film {{FHL|398305|title-id|disp=1673274}} item 3.) This contains a photograph and brief biographical sketch of each person, giving name of parents, birthplace, occupation, service record, death date and place, and burial place. These records are at the Indiana State Archives. There is a full name index at the end of the film.
  
 
'''Polish Recruits""'''  
 
'''Polish Recruits""'''  
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Many recruits for the Polish Army in France were enlisted during 1917 to 1918 in Indiana and other states with large Polish populations. A record of these enlistments is found in:  
 
Many recruits for the Polish Army in France were enlisted during 1917 to 1918 in Indiana and other states with large Polish populations. A record of these enlistments is found in:  
  
''United States'' (With Some from Ontario, Canada) ''Recruits for the Polish Army in France, 1917–1919'' Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|761933|title-id|disp=1993525}}; [http://www.pgsa.org/haller.htm www.pgsa.org/haller.htm].  
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*''United States'' (With Some from Ontario, Canada) ''Recruits for the Polish Army in France, 1917–1919'' Family History Library films beginning with {{FHL|761933|title-id|disp=1993525}}; [http://www.pgsa.org/haller.htm www.pgsa.org/haller.htm].
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''Other Records''
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_inww1deaths.php Indiana World War I Deaths]. Database on the ACPL Genealogy Center's website.
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*Roster of 139th Field Artillery in World War I (1917-1918) ($) [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
=== World War II (1941–1945)  ===
 
=== World War II (1941–1945)  ===
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On April 27, 1942, the Selective Service conducted the fourth of six draft registrations related to WWII. The "World War II Selective Service Draft Cards: Fourth Registration, 1942" is often referred to as the “Old Man’s Registration” or the “Old Man’s Draft" because it included men with a date of birth from April 28, 1877 to February 16, 1897. Since there is overlap in the WWI and WWII Selective Service registration, men born in the years 1877 to 1900 may have registered twice and have both WWII and WWI draft records.
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*{{RecordSearch|1339071|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Image Browse)}} (FamilySearch) - free
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*{{RecordSearch|1861144|United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942}} (images with partial index) (FamilySearch) - free
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:Also available at:<br>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1002 Ancestry] ($)
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*[http://www.fold3.com/title_765/wwii_old_mans_draft_registration_cards Fold3] ($).
  
 
The following databases are for members of the [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society]:  
 
The following databases are for members of the [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society]:  
  
 
*Indianapolis Water Company Employees Serving in World War II (1940-1945)  
 
*Indianapolis Water Company Employees Serving in World War II (1940-1945)  
*Public Service Company of Indiana Employees Serving in World War II (1943, 1944)<br><br>
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*Public Service Company of Indiana Employees Serving in World War II (1943, 1944)
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[[World War II United States Military Records, 1941 to 1945|World War II United States Military Records]] provides additional information.
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The State of Indiana, ''Vietnam Casualties List by County: List of Names Reported From January 1, 1961 through March 31, 1973''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985. (Family History Library film {{FHL|624938|title-id|disp=1428710}} item3 ) This also includes a list of deaths due to causes other than war.  
 
The State of Indiana, ''Vietnam Casualties List by County: List of Names Reported From January 1, 1961 through March 31, 1973''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985. (Family History Library film {{FHL|624938|title-id|disp=1428710}} item3 ) This also includes a list of deaths due to causes other than war.  
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*Veterans Who Died at Indiana State Soldiers Home, Lafayette (1901-1902, 1905-1906, 1908-1909, 1910-1911, 1914-1915) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
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Military records identify millions of individuals who served in the military or who were eligible for service. Evidence that an ancestor actually served may be found in family traditions, census records, naturalization records, biographies, cemetery records, and records of veterans’ organizations. Military records can give birth dates, marriage dates, death dates, spouse’s and children’s names, and localities of residence throughout the life of the family.

Many military records are available at the Family History Library, the National Archives, and the Indiana State Archives in Indianapolis. The United States Military Records Wiki article provides more information on the federal records and search strategies.

A helpful source for pre-1850 military records is:

WPA Card File, explained in Indiana Land and Property and Indiana Genealogy.

Contents

Forts

A list of many Indiana forts and camps is found at the American Forts East website. A brief description is given for each location.

  • Fort Aikman, Fort Ballore,  Beck's Fort,  Black Hawk Fort, Fort Boyd,  Fort Butler, Fort Branch,  Buchanan's Fort, Fort Callore, Fort Clark, Fort Conner, Fort Coleman, Fort Farris, Fort Finney 1786-93, Guthrie Fort,  Fort Finney, Fort Gramham, 
  • Fort Haddon
  • Fort Hawkins
  • Fort Holden,
  • Hough's Fort
  • Military Command and Post of Indianapolis -- Textual records of this fort, 1861-1867, including registers, reports, and correspondence, are in the National Archives and are described in Records of United States Army, Continental Commands, 1821-1920, under the section entitled Records of Posts, 1820-1940 (Record Group 393.7).
  • Fort Jones
  • Fort Harrison 1811-18
  • Ketcham's Fort
  • Fort Knox See Fort Vincennes
  • Fort Ledgerwood
  • Fort Lett
  • Lick's Fort
  • Fort Lisman
  • Fort Palmer was actually a fort in Pennsylvania which was a place of refuge in colonial times for Indiana citizens.
  • Fort Vincennes. The area of Fort Vincennes rebuilt several times and was known as Fort Patrick Henry, Fort Sackville, and Fort Knox.
  • Fort Wayne was built on the site of the earlier Fort Miami.
  • Fort McDonald, Maxwell's Fort, Fort Recovery 1793-96, Fort Quiatenon,  Fort Thurman,  Fort Valonia, White Oak Springs Fort (Pride's Fort),

Revolutionary War (1775-1783)

The Revolutionary War was fought before Indiana became a territory in 1800. Many veterans of the war came to Indiana. There are many nationwide indexes of Revolutionary War soldiers. For information about these indexes, see the United States Military Records Wiki article, "Revolutionary War" section.

For a master index of Indiana Revolutionary War soldiers see:

  • Wolfe, Barbara Schull. Index to Revolutionary Soldiers of Indiana and Other Patriots. Indianapolis, Indiana: Ye Olde Genealogie Shoppe, 1983. (Family History Library book 977.2 M22w) This indexes most of the volumes listed below as well as many other sources.

For lists of soldiers see:

  • O’Byrne, Estella C. Roster of Soldiers and Patriots of the American Revolution Buried in Indiana. 1938. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. (Family History Library book 977.2 M2o 1968; film 873911 item1). Shows birth, marriage, and death information for 1,394 soldiers and patriots. The spouse and children are usually listed. For a soldier index including wives and children see:
  • Waters, Margaret R. Index to Roster of Soldiers and Patriots of the American Revolution Buried in Indiana, Indiana D.A.R., 1938. N.p.: M. R. Waters, 1958. (Family History Library book 977.2 M2o Index)
  • O’Byrne, Estella C. Roster of Soldiers and Patriots of the American Revolution Buried in Indiana. Brookville, Indiana: Indiana D.A.R., 1966. (Family History Library book 977.2 M2o vol.2; film 1035773 item 7). This is a supplement to O’Byrne’s book mentioned above and includes information concerning 350 soldiers whose names are not given in volume one. It also provides additional information on about 130 soldiers who are listed in volume one.
  • Miller, Marion H. Source Book for Patriots Buried in Indiana. Indianapolis: Indiana Society D.A.R., 1990. (Family History Library book 977.2 M2m) This lists about 400 additional soldiers not listed in the two books above and gives the name of the soldier, his spouse and children, with birth, marriage, death, and service information.
  • Waters, Margaret Ruth. Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Indiana (1949), With Supplement (1954). Reprint, Two volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1970. (Family History Library book 977.2 M2w; film 1428707 item 4; fiche 6046585.) This book lists about 300 soldiers who are not mentioned in O’Byrne’s two books above. It contains the soldier’s birth and death date and place, proof of his service, and the names of his children, if known.

Online Resources:

The following are online databases for members of the Indiana Genealogical Society:

  • Revolutionary War Veterans Living in Indiana Who Received Pensions (1828, 1835, 1839)

The 1835 Pension Roll

On June 5, 1834, the U.S. Senate required the Secretary of War to submit a statement showing the names of pensioners who were on the pension rolls or had previously been on the pension rolls. For more information on the 1835 Pension Roll see Revolutionary War Pension Records. The 1835 Pension Roll for Indiana, which includes Revolutionary War pensioners and heirs of War of 1812 casualties, is available online:

War of 1812 (1812-1815)

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The War of 1812 between Britain and the United States confirmed the separate existence of the United States and the future Canada.

See the Wiki article, Indiana Territory in the War of 1812, for information concerning military records, histories, links to relevant web sites, etc. for Indiana.

There are helpful nationwide records for soldiers of the War of 1812. For more information, see United States in the War of 1812.

Indian Wars (1780s-1890s)

Black Hawk War (1832)

Loftus, Carrie. Indiana Militia in the Black Hawk War. [San Antonio, Texas: Frances T. Ingmire, 1986?] (Family History Library book 977.2 A1 no.196) This provides an alphabetical list of soldiers who served in the militia, including the soldier’s name, rank, and regiment.

Indiana Black Hawk War Militia Index, 1832. This index is found only at the Indiana State Archives. It is not at the Family History Library. It gives the soldier’s name, rank, unit, term of enlistment, and by whom he was enlisted. Several microfilmed indexes are available:

Index to Volunteer Soldiers in Indian Wars and Disturbances, 1815–1858. (Family History Library) See the U.S. Military Records Wiki article for the full citation.

Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892–1926. See the U.S. Military Records Wiki article for the full citation.

Mexican War (1846-1848)

The Mexican War was caused by the annexation of Texas by the United States in 1845. Most volunteer regiments were from southern states. Records of Mexican War veterans might exist in a state where the veteran later resided.

  • Mexican War Index to Pension Files, 1887–1926. (NARA T317). FHL films 0537000–13 Alphabetically arranged and includes the veteran’s name, rank, and unit; names of dependents; date of filing and application; certificate numbers; act filed under; and state from which application was made. Also available at:
  • Robarts, William Hugh. Mexican War Veterans : A Complete Roster of the Regular and Volunteer Troops in the War Between the United States and Mexico, from 1846-1848… Washington, D.C. : Brentano’s, 1887. FHL book 973 M2rwh Digital version available at Internet Archive.


The Indiana State Archives and the Family History Library have the following card index:

Index to Indiana Volunteers in the Mexican War. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. (Family History Library film 1556874). The cards include the soldier’s name, regiment, length of service, when and where he was enrolled and mustered, his age, physical description, and when and where he was discharged and mustered out.

A published list with company rosters is found in:

Perry, Oran. Indiana in the Mexican War. Washington, DC: Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1977. (Family History Library film 1550627) This provides the soldier’s name, rank, mustering into and out of service (when, where, and by whom), death date, list of desertions, discharge date, and transfers. The soldiers are listed by regiment, company, and then sometimes alphabetically by name. At the end there is an index of events relating to the companies, but it does not include the names of soldiers.

A nationwide pension index is available on microfilm from the National Archives and the Family History Library:

Index to Mexican War Pension Files, 1887–1926. See the United States Military Records Wiki article for a full citation.

Online Resources:

The following are online databases available to members of the Indiana Genealogical Society:

  • Roster of Indiana's Volunteer Regiments in Mexican War (1846-1848)
  • Indiana's Mexican War Veterans at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (1904)

Click on these links to learn more about the Mexican War and about Mexican War pension records.

Civil War (1861–1865)

Soldiers and Sailors Monument at Indianapolis, Indiana
See Indiana in the Civil War for information about Indiana Civil War records, web sites, etc. with links to articles about the Indiana regiments involved in the Civil War. The regimental pages often include lists of the companies with links to the counties where the companies started. Men in the companies often lived in the counties where the companies were raised. Knowing a county can help when researching the families of the soldiers.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System allows name searching for soldiers. The result set gives the regiments for the soldiers. Then you can check the Wiki regiment pages to determine counties. Often knowing the counties that had men in a regiment will help you determine if a soldier was your ancestor.

The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne has the "Index to Compiled Service Records" for Indiana Union soldiers. The "General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934" is available on microfilm in The Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne and the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis.

The Indiana State Archives in Indianapolis has several unique resources pertaining to the Civil War, including:

  • Governor Oliver P. Morton Collection - Governor Morton was an active governor during the Civil War. This collection includes correspondence with President Abraham Lincoln and Gen. Ulysses Grant, as well as reports from soldiers.
  • Adjutant Generals' Records - This collection includes an index to Indiana Civil War muster rolls, hospital records and registers for specific regiments, quartermasters' records regarding the issuance of supplies and ordnance, Indiana Legion (state militia) muster rolls and correspondence, 1862 draft records for white males ages 18 to 45, and regimental correspondence for Indiana units, including the 28th United States Colored Troops.
  • Veterans' Records - Enrollment of soldiers, widows and orphans for 1886, 1890 and 1894, including an 1886 alphabetical card index. The lists for 1890 and 1894 are arranged by county and township. This collection also includes more than 10,000 files dating from 1896 to 1964 for the Indiana Veterans Home opened in Lafayette in 1896. This material soon will be available in a database online.
  • Material and records for the Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's Home.
  • Camp Morton Collection - Camp Morton was a Civil War prison for captured Confederate soldiers. The Indiana State Archives has a small collection of letters from prisoners to Gov. Morton asking for release.
  • Morgan's Raid Claims - Claims to the state for damages incurred during Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan's 1863 raid into southern Indiana.

Records of the 28th United States Colored Troops, the unit in which the majority of Indiana's African American soldiers served, are available at the subscription website Fold3.com.

Online Resources:

The following are free online databases provided by the Indiana Genealogical Society:

  • Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Crawford County, Pennsylvania
  • Roster of Company G, 31st Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Ancestors of Members of Society of Civil War Families of Indiana

The following are online databases for members of the Indiana Genealogical Society:

  • Indiana's Civil War Soliders Buried in Alexandria (Louisana) National Cemetery
  • Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Fayetteville (Arkansas) National Cemetery
  • Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Fredericksburg (Virginia) National Cemetery
  • Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Green Lawn (Ohio) National Cemetery
  • Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Hampton (Virginia) National Cemetery
  • Indiana's Civil War Soldiers Buried in Mobile (Alabama) National Cemetery
  • Indiana's Civil War Veterans with Artificial Limbs (1863-1866)
  • Indiana's African American Soldiers in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 17th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 1st Indiana Battery in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 1st Indiana Calvary in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 2nd Indiana Battery in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 31st Indiana Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 33rd Indiana Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 51st Indiana Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 57th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 70th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 79th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 7th Indiana Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Roster of 86th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Veterans Who Died at Indiana State Soldiers Home, Lafayette, Indiana (1916-1917)

Indiana Militia Records
(1872–1896)

For the period between the Civil War and the Spanish-American War, the Indiana State Militia was active. Records for 1872 to 1896 are available from the Indiana State Archives. Indiana Archives and Libraries has the address. These records are not available at the Family History Library.

Spanish-American War (1898)

The Spanish-American War was largely fought in Cuba and the Philippines. Spanish-American War records might exist in the state from which the soldier served or in a state where the veteran later resided.

Indexes

See the United States Military Records Wiki article for nationwide indexes.

For Indiana, the following published record is available:

Record of Indiana Volunteers in the Spanish-American War, 1898–1899. Indianapolis, Indiana: W. B. Burford, 1900. (Family History Library film 1033588 item 3) (Google Books) (Ancestry)-($). This book contains the names of soldiers, with their rank, residence, date of enlistment in 1898, and remarks, such as date mustered out or date of death. Pages 363–64 list those who died in 1898 during or following the war. The book is not indexed, but is arranged by regiment, then company, and then sometimes alphabetically by name.

The Indiana State Archives has Spanish-American War volunteer records.

Online Resources:

The following are online databases for members of the Indiana Genealogical Society:

  • Roster of Indiana's Volunteer Regiments in the Spanish-American War (1898)
  • Spanish-American War Veterans Who Died in Indiana (1944-1945)

Click on the link to learn more about the Spanish American War.

World War I (1917-1918)

World War I was a global war fought on multiple continents with several nations involved. Over four million men and women served from the United States.

Enrollment Cards

  • World War I Indiana Enrollment Cards, 1919. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990. (On 35 Family History Library films beginning with 1674855). These enrollment cards were prepared in 1919, and are arranged alphabetically for the entire state. They were filmed at the Indiana State Archives. These records provide the soldier’s name, army serial number, race, residence, city of birth, birth date or age, city and date of induction, organizations served in, grades in service, engagements, wounds or other injuries received in action, dates of overseas service, discharge or demobilization date, and percent disabled on date of discharge.
  • World War I Armed Forces Enrollment, U.S. Navy, Indiana, 1917–1918. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1992. (On five Family History Library films beginning with 1831961.) The file cards include name, service number, place enlisted, date enlisted, age at entrance, service history, rank, discharge date and place, and home address.

Nurses Enrollment Cards:

  • World War I , Indiana. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah. 1991. (Family History Library film 1683687.) This card file is arranged in alphabetical order by surname, given name, residence, birth date and place, appointment date to nurse, promotions, organizations and staff assignments, engagements, wounds received, overseas service, remarks, and date of discharge.

Draft Registration Cards

  • United States. Selective Service System. Indiana, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917–1918. National Archives Microfilm Publications, M1509. Washington, DC: National Archives, 1987-1988. (On 115 Family History Library films, beginning with 1439777.) Also available at:

See WWI Draft Records for more information.

Honor Roll

For a list of solders who died in World War I, see:

  • Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women Who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War, 1914–1918. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990. (Family History Library film 1673274 item 3.) This contains a photograph and brief biographical sketch of each person, giving name of parents, birthplace, occupation, service record, death date and place, and burial place. These records are at the Indiana State Archives. There is a full name index at the end of the film.

Polish Recruits""

Many recruits for the Polish Army in France were enlisted during 1917 to 1918 in Indiana and other states with large Polish populations. A record of these enlistments is found in:

  • United States (With Some from Ontario, Canada) Recruits for the Polish Army in France, 1917–1919 Family History Library films beginning with 1993525; www.pgsa.org/haller.htm.

Other Records

World War II (1941–1945)

On April 27, 1942, the Selective Service conducted the fourth of six draft registrations related to WWII. The "World War II Selective Service Draft Cards: Fourth Registration, 1942" is often referred to as the “Old Man’s Registration” or the “Old Man’s Draft" because it included men with a date of birth from April 28, 1877 to February 16, 1897. Since there is overlap in the WWI and WWII Selective Service registration, men born in the years 1877 to 1900 may have registered twice and have both WWII and WWI draft records.

Also available at:

The following databases are for members of the Indiana Genealogical Society:

  • Indianapolis Water Company Employees Serving in World War II (1940-1945)
  • Public Service Company of Indiana Employees Serving in World War II (1943, 1944)

World War II United States Military Records provides additional information.

Korean War (1950–1953)

The Korean War was a conflict between North Korea (and its communist allies) and South Korea (with support of the United Nations, primarily the United States). See the Korean War wiki article for information on records and their availability.

Ancestry.com has two databases for the Korean War:

Vietnam War (1964–1972)

The Vietnam War was a conflict between North Vietnam (and its communist allies) and South Vietnam (with support of its anti-communist allies, including the United States). See the Vietnam War wiki article for information on records and their availability.

The State of Indiana, Vietnam Casualties List by County: List of Names Reported From January 1, 1961 through March 31, 1973. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985. (Family History Library film 1428710 item3 ) This also includes a list of deaths due to causes other than war.

For a bibliography of books about Indiana military and pension records, see: Miller, Carolynne L. Indiana Sources for Genealogical Research in the Indiana State Library described in Indiana Archives and Libraries.

Indiana Soldiers Who Died in the Vietnam War (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Military and veterans records pertaining to Indiana are listed in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

INDIANA- MILITARY RECORDS
INDIANA- MILITARY RECORDS- [WAR OF...]
INDIANA, [COUNTY] - MILITARY RECORDS
INDIANA, [COUNTY] - SOCIETIES

Other Military Resources

Websites