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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
Organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, and mustered in March 3, 1865. Mustered out September 19, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>  
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This Unit was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, and mustered in March 3, 1865. They mustered out September 19, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>
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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/unininf8.htm#151st 151st Regiment Infantry], (accessed 25 May 2012).<br>
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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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.  
 
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/151st_in_infantry_officers.pdf Roster]  
 
*Officer and Non-Commissioned Office - see [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyin/officers/151st_in_infantry_officers.pdf Roster]  
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*Companies A, and D - many men from [[Pulaski County, Indiana|Puliaski County]]&nbsp; <ref>"Fall of Sumter" Chapter 2 in Arthur, Carrie, Edna Bierrum, and Berniece Drybread. 1973.''Index to counties of White and Pulaski, Indiana. Historical and biographical.'' (Winamac, Indiana: The Pulaski County Genealogical Society.),(page 486-504, Regiment, Company),977.29 H2w FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|317391|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-to-counties-of-white-and-pulaski-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/12014618&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results other libraries][http://www.archive.org/details/countiesofwhitep00faba INTERNET ARCHIVE]</ref>  
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*Companies A, and D - many men from [[Pulaski County, Indiana|Puliaski County]]&nbsp; <ref>"Fall of Sumter" Chapter 2 in Arthur, Carrie, Edna Bierrum, and Berniece Drybread. 1973.''Index to counties of White and Pulaski, Indiana. Historical and biographical.'' (Winamac, Indiana: The Pulaski County Genealogical Society.),(page 486-504, Regiment, Company),977.29 H2w FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|317391|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-to-counties-of-white-and-pulaski-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/12014618&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results other libraries][http://www.archive.org/details/countiesofwhitep00faba INTERNET ARCHIVE]</ref>  
*Companies A, E, and K - many men from [[La Porte County, Indiana|La Porte County]] <ref>"Military Record" Chapter 25 in Packard, Jasper. 1976. ''History of LaPorte County, Indiana, and its townships, towns and cities''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.),(page 377-380; Regiment,Companies, Name's)977.291 H2p FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|210015|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-laporte-county-indiana-and-its-townships-towns-and-cities/oclc/247208329&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results other libraries][http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH19&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;CISOPTR=74416 ;Family History Archives]</ref>  
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*Companies A, E, and K - many men from [[La Porte County, Indiana|La Porte County]] <ref>"Military Record" Chapter 25 in Packard, Jasper. 1976. ''History of LaPorte County, Indiana, and its townships, towns and cities''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.),(page 377-380; Regiment,Companies, Name's); {{FSbook|88299}}; 977.291 H2p FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|210015|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-laporte-county-indiana-and-its-townships-towns-and-cities/oclc/247208329&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results other libraries]; </ref>  
*Comoany E - many men from [[Porter County, Indiana|Porter County]]&nbsp;&nbsp; <ref>"Military History", Chapter 6 in Lewis Publishing Company. cn. 1911. ''History of Porter County, Indiana: a narrative account of its historical progress, its people and its principal interests 977.298 H2h FHL US/CAN Book&amp;nbsp; {{FHL|317366|disp=FHL Collection}}(page 111; Regiment, Company) [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofporterc01lewi INTERNET ARCHIVE]''</ref>
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*Companies B,&nbsp;and E - many men from [[Porter County, Indiana|Porter County]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <ref>"Military History", Chapter 6 in Lewis Publishing Company. cn. 1911. ''History of Porter County, Indiana;: a narrative account of its historical progress, its people and its principal interests 977.298 H2h FHL US/CAN Book; {{FHL|317366|disp=FHL Collection}}(page 111; Regiment, Company) [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofporterc01lewi INTERNET ARCHIVE]''</ref>
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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WEBSITES  
 
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*[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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*[http://www.indianadigitalarchives.org/TitleInfo.aspx?TID=77 Indiana State Digital Achives for Civil War ]can be searched by soldier's name (accessed 1 May 2011) <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, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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/unionin.htm The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 13 Dec 2010)&nbsp; Website with histories of the Indiana Regiments.<br>
 
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/unionin.htm The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 13 Dec 2010)&nbsp; Website with histories of the Indiana Regiments.<br>
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=== References  ===
 
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Contents

Brief History

This Unit was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, and mustered in March 3, 1865. They mustered out September 19, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.[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 151th Regimen, Indiana Infantry on CIVIL WAR INDEX web site. (accessed 29 Jan 2011)

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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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).
  2. "Fall of Sumter" Chapter 2 in Arthur, Carrie, Edna Bierrum, and Berniece Drybread. 1973.Index to counties of White and Pulaski, Indiana. Historical and biographical. (Winamac, Indiana: The Pulaski County Genealogical Society.),(page 486-504, Regiment, Company),977.29 H2w FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other librariesINTERNET ARCHIVE
  3. "Military Record" Chapter 25 in Packard, Jasper. 1976. History of LaPorte County, Indiana, and its townships, towns and cities. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.),(page 377-380; Regiment,Companies, Name's); FamilySearch Books Online; 977.291 H2p FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other libraries;
  4. "Military History", Chapter 6 in Lewis Publishing Company. cn. 1911. History of Porter County, Indiana;: a narrative account of its historical progress, its people and its principal interests 977.298 H2h FHL US/CAN Book; FHL Collection(page 111; Regiment, Company) INTERNET ARCHIVE