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Civil War service men from&nbsp;Morgan 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&nbsp;Morgan County.
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*[[1st_Regiment,_Indiana_Heavy_Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies B, and L
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*[[4th_Regiment,_Indiana_Cavalry|4th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company I
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*[[5th_Regiment,_Indiana_Cavalry_(90th_Regiment,_Indiana_Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company F
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*[[7th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[9th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B
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*[[11th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company H
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*[[12th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company E
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*[[17th_Battery,_Indiana_Light_Artillery|17th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[27th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|27th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[33rd_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|33rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and C
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*[[59th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|59th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[70th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|70th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies D, H, and I
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*[[117th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry_(6_months,_1863-4)|117th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company C
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*[[139th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry_(100_days,_1864)|139th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company I
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*[[148th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|148th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, H, and K
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*[[28th_US_Colored_Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
  
 
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Revision as of 17:46, 10 March 2011

Template:Indiana-stubUnited States  > Indiana > Morgan County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1821--Morgan County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Martinsville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

March 1876 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Morgan 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 Morgan County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).