Jackson County, Indiana Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
- History of Jackson County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. : Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory and the State of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic Inc, 1972.) 977.223 H2b 1972 FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other library
Civil War service men from Jackson 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 Jackson County.
- 5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company K,
- 6th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company H
- 8th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Companies K, L, and M
- 10th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company C
- 22nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company B
- 25th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company G
- 52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company A, and Reorganized Company B
- 117th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company H
- 120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company H
- 130th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company A
- 137th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company D
- 140th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies D, E, and K
- 145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies C, F, and G
- 28th US Colored Troops, Companies E, F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
Civil War Book
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
- Jackson County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- "Jackson County, Indiana," Wikipedia.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).