Benton County, Indiana Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
- F.A. Battey & Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN : Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published : Chicago : F.A. Battey, 1883.) FHL Collection Family History Archives other library Internet Archive
Civil War service men from Benton County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Benton County.
- 10th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company D
- 15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company D
- 40th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company E
- 99th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company C
- 128th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company A
- 147th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company K
- 150th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Comang G
- 155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company G, H, and K
- 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
- Benton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).