44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
This Uniat was organized at Fort Wayne, Indiana, and mustered in November 22, 1861. It return to Chattanooga, Tennessee, October 15, and Provost duty there till September, 1865. They mustered out September 14, 1865.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 44th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 9 May 2012)
- The Wikipedia article, 44th Regiment Indiana Infantry, (accessed 21 June 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 Steuben County - see Roster on page 360
- Company B - many men from Kosciusko County - see Roster on page 362
- Company C - many men from Allen County - see Roster on page 365
- Company D - many men from Allen, Koscivsko, and Noble counties - see Roster on page 367
- Company E - many men from Whitley County - see Roster on page 370
- Company F- many men from DeKalb County - see Roster on page 373
- Company G - many men from Allen, Noble, and Steuben counties - see Roster on page 376
- Company H - many men from Noble, and La Grange counties - see Roster on page 378
- Company I - many men from Elkhart County - see Roster on page 381
- Company K -many men from Allen, Ripley, Steuben, and DeKalb counties - see Roster on page 384
- Unassigned Recruits - see Roster on page 386
The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 44th Regimen, Indiana Infantry on CIVIL WAR INDEX web site. (accessed 21 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 44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry.
- Wikipedia (accessed 13 Dec 2010) article on the 44th Regiment, Indiana.
- Union Army Regimental History Index (accessed 14 Dec 2010) Index Of Regimental Histories: Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry, and other units, states Alabama to Indiana
- 44th Indiana Civil War Historical Association
- Rerick, John H. The Forty-Fourth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, History of Its Services in the War of the Rebellion and a Personal Record of Its Members. (Lagrange, Ind: The author, 1880.)FHL US/CAN Film 1036016 Item 1 FHL Collection other library Internet Archive
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).
- "Military History" Chapter 4 in History of Huntington County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with a short history of the northwest, the Indiana territory, and the state of Indiana. (1978. Chicago: Brant &amp; Fuller.), (page 342-370, Regiment, Companies, Some Name's),977.271 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE