5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)

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Brief History

Organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, August 22 to October 30, 1862
Expedition from Pulaski to New Market, Alabama, May 5-13. Mustered out June 16, 1865

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.

Other Sources


  • The Civil War Archive. (accessed 13 Dec 2010)  Brief history of the 5th Regiments, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers). 
  • Wikipedia (accessed 13 Dec 2010) article on 90th Regimental, Indiana Volunteers.