13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
This Unit was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, for one year's service May, 1861, but reorganized for three years and mustered in June 19, 1861. They mustered out September 5, 1865 at North Carolina..
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 13th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 2 May 2012).
- The Wikipedia article,13th Regiment Indiana Infantry, (accessed 20 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 Staff - see Roster
- Reorganized Officer - see Roster
- Company A - many men from Marion County - see Roster on page 237
- Company A - Reorganized Soldiers - of Franklin, Elkhafrt, Ripley, Whitley,Randolph, Kosciusko,DeKalb, Noble,Miami, and other counties - see Roster on page 256
- Company B - many men from Miami County - see Roster on page 239
- Company B - Reorganized Soldiers - of Howard, Bartholomew, Washington, Wayne, Jefferson, DeKalb, Ripley, and other counties - see Roster on page 257
- Company C - many men from Franklin County - see Roster on page 240
- Company C - Reorganized Soldiers - of Huntington, Marshall, La Porte, Jefferson, Noble, La Grange, and other counties - see Roster on page 260
- Company D - many men from Jefferson County - see Roster on page 241
- Company D - Reorganized Soldiers - of Marion, DeKalb, Jefferson, Howard, Allen, Elkhart, Kosciusko, and other counties - see Roster on page 261
- Company E - many men from Howard County - see Roster on page 243
- Company E - Reorganized Soldiers - of Delaware, Marion, DeKalb, Jefferson, Howard, Bartholomew, Vigo, Elkhart, and other counties see Roster on page 263
- Company F - many men from Huntington County - see Roster on page 246
- Company F - Reorganized Soldiers - of Delaware, Vigo, Sullivan, Noble, Greene, Martin, Putnam, and Daviess counties - see Roster on page 264
- Company G - many men from Washington County - see Roster on page 248
- Company G - Reorganized Soldiers - of Vigo, Pike, Wabash, Henry, and Scott counties - see Roster on page 266
- Company H - many men from Marion County - see Roster on page 249
- Company H - Reorganized Soldiers - of Putnam, Allen, Wells, Decatur, and Owen counties - see Roster on page 267
- Company I - many men from Ripley County - see Roster on page 251
- Company I - Reorganized Soldiers - of Vigo, Madison, Crawford, Randolph, and Ripley counties - see Roster on page 269
- Company K - many men from Bartholomew County - see Roster on page 253
- Company K - Reorganized Soldiers - of Allen, Vigo, Elkhart, Lake, Marion, and Wayne counties - see Roster on page 270
- unassiged recuits - Roster on page 254
- unassiged recuits - Reorganized Soldier - see Roster on page 272
The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 13th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry on CIVIL WAR INDEX web site.
- Companies A - 27 men, B - 4 men, C - 1 man, D - 1 man, E - 3 men, H - 1 man - from Franklin County 
- 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 30 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 13th Regiments, Indiana Infantry.
- Wikipedia (accessed 30 Dec 2010) article on the 13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry.
- Union Army Regimental History Index (accessed 14 Dec 2010) Index Of Regimental Histories: Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry, and other units, states Alabama to Indiana
- 13th Indiana Infantry Regiment (accessed 30 Dec 2010) timeline
- 13th Indiana Regiment Infanty (accessed 10 Dec 2010) A small history of 13th Indiana Regiment Infantry, and Roster of 13th Infrantry Company E (Howard Country).
- Long, Lessel. Twelve months in Andersonville : on the march -- in battle -- in the rebel prison pens, and at last in God's country. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6084373
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).
- "Civil War" in "Military History of Franklin County" Chapter 12 of Reifel, August J. History of Franklin County, Indiana; Her People, Industries and Institutions. (Indianapolis, Ind: B.F. Bowen, 1915.), (page 295, Regiment, Companies, some Name's)FHL US/CAN Film 934904 Item 3 FHL Collection other libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE