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February 1850 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
- Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki
- Michael John Neill, Burned Counties in Family History Circle
- Caperton, Neda.Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884.( [Indianapolis]: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.) 977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN FHL Collection other library Family History Archives
Civil War service men from Sullivan 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 Sullivan County.
- 1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies D, K, and L
- 2nd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company I
- 11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company G
- 11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company F
- 13th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery
- 13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company F
- 16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company K
- 17th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company I
- 31st Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company D
- 43rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company E
- 51st Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company K
- 59th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company C
- 80th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company K
- 85th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company H
- 97th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies B, E, and I
- 115th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company F
- 120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company G
- 137th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company G
- 142nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company H
- 149th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company G, and K
- 156th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company E
Civil War Books
- Booth, Louise. Waiting for the Moment. (Villa Park, Calif: D.R. Booth Associates, 1983.) 977.241 H2b copy 2 FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other library
Societies and Libraries
Sullivan County Public Library
Donna K. Adams - Genealogist
Genealogy/Local History Dept.
100 S. Crowder St.
Sullivan, Indiana 47882
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Sullivan County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Sullivan County Public Library - www.sullivan.lib.in.us
- Sullivan County Historical Society - www.sullivancountyin.com
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).