135th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)
This Unit was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, and mustered in May 23, 1864. It was Railroad Guard in Tennessee and Alabama, Department of the Cumberland, till September. They mustered out September 29, 1864.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 135th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 25 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 Tippecanoe and Jasper counties - see Roster on page 365
- Company B - many men from Warren, Boone, and Clinton counties - see Roster on page 366
- Company C - many men from Tippecanoe, Montgomery, Boone, and Clinton counties - see Roster on page 368
- Company D - many men fromTippecanoe County - see Roster on page 369
- Company E - many men from Fountain, and Boone counties - see Roster on page 370
- Company F- many men from Clinton, and Montgomery counties - see Roster on page 371
- Company G - many men from Tippecanoe County - see Roster on page 372
- Company H - many men from Boone, Montgomery, and Clinton counties - see Roster on page 374
- Company I - many men from Howard, and Montgomery counties - see Roster on page 374
- Company K - many men from Carroll County - see Roster on page 376
The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 135th Regimen, Indiana Infantry on CIVIL WAR INDEX web site. (accessed 30 Jan 2011)
- Indiana State Digital Achives for Civil War can be searched by soldier's name (accessed 1 May 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 135th Regiment, Indiana Infantry.
- Wikipedia (accessed 13 Dec 2010) List of Indiana Regimental that are on Wikipedia.
- Union Army Regimental History Index (accessed 14 Dec 2010) Index Of Regimental Histories: Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry, and other units, states Alabama to Indiana
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).