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- History of Switzerland County, Indiana from Their Earliest Settlement: Containing a History of the Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ; Remininiscences, Extracts, Etc. ; Local Statistics ; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men ; (Biographies. Mt. Vernon, Ind: Windmill Publications, 1993.)977.2125 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection, other library
- Weakley, Harraman & Co. History of Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland Counties, Indiana: From Their Earliest Settlement, Containing a History of the Counties, Their Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ... Biographies ... History of the North-West Territory, the State of Indiana, and the Indians. (Chicago: Weakley, Harraman & Co, 2008.) other library INTERNET ARCHIVE
Civil War service men from Switzerland 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 Switzerland County.
- 3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Companies A, C, and K
- 6th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Compane H
- 10th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company D
- 11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company C
- 18th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company D
- 52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company D
- 83rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company C
- 93rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies C and D
- 139th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company K
- 140th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies B, E, and I
- 146th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company E
- 156th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company B
- 28th US Colored Troops, Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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
- Switzerland County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).