118th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4)Edit This Page
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This Unit was organized at Wabash, Indiana, July and August, 1863, for 6 months' service. It was at Tazewell January 24. They mustered out March 1-4, 1864.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 118th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 24 May 2012).
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.
- Officer and Non-Commissioned Office - see Roster
- Company A - many men from Kosciusko County - see Roster on page 85
- Company B - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 86
- Company C - many men from Delaware County - see Roster on page 88
- Company D - many men from Howard County - see Roster on page 89
- Company E - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 90
- Company F- many men from DeKalb County - see Roster on page 92
- Company G - many men from Huntington and Wabash counties - see Roster on page 93
- Company H - many men from Wabash County - see Roster on page 95
- Company I - many men from Howard County - see Roster on page 96
- Company K - many men from Wabash County - see Roster on page 97
- Unassigned Recuits - see Roster on page
The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 118th Regimen, Indiana Infantry on CIVIL WAR INDEX web site. (accessed 29 Jan 2011)
- 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.
- The Civil War Archive. (accessed 13 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 118th Regiment, Indiana Infantry.
- Wikipedia (accessed 13 Dec 2010) article on the 118th 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
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