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1913 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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Civil War service men from DeKalb County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in DeKalb County.
- 12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Companies B, C, and I
- 13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies B, D
- 30th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company H, and Reorganized Companies C, and D
- 44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company K
- 88th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company A, and H
- 100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and K
- 118th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company F
- 129th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company A
- 142nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and D
Civil War Book
Sliger, Reba. Veterans' Cards for Veterans of DeKalb County Who Served in the Civil, Spanish-American, Mexican Wars: Copied from Records at the DeKalb County Courthouse,( Auburn, Indiana. Auburn, IN: The Chapter, 1990.) 977.277 M2s FHL Collection other library Internet Archive
"Military History" Chaper 5 in History of DeKalb County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens. (Knightstown, Ind: The Bookmark, 1978.), page 90-117, 977.277 H2b FHL Collection other library Internet Archive
"The War for the Union," Chaper ^ in DeKalb County Historical Society (Ind.). 1885 History of De Kalb County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens : with New Index.( Knightstown, Ind: The Bookmark, 1978.) page 333-400, 977.277 H2hi FHL Collection other library Internet Archive
Societies and Libraries
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- DeKalb County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- ↑ "Johann de Kalb," Wikipedia.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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