80th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
This Unit was organized at Princeton and Indianapolis, Indiana, and mustered in September 8, 1862. They mustered out June 22, 1865. The Recruits transferred to 129th Indiana Infantry.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 80th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 10 May 2012).
- The Wikipedia article, 80th Regiment Indiana Infantry, (accessed 21 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 Non-Commissioned Office - see Roster
- Company A - many men from Gibson County - see Roster on page 292
- Company B - many men from Martin County - see Roster on page 293
- Company C - many men from Knox County - see Roster on page 295
- Company D - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 296
- Company E - many men from Gibson County - see Roster on page 298
- Company F- many men from Posey and Gibson County - see Roster on page 299
- Company G - many men from Knox County - see Roster on page 301
- Company H - many men from Pike County - see Roster on page 302
- Company I - many men from Knox County - see Roster on page 304
- Company K - many men from Greene, Parke, Martin, and Sullivan Counties - see Roster on page 305
- Unassigned Recuits - see Roster on page 307
The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 80th Regimen, Indiana Infantry on CIVIL WAR INDEX web site. (accessed 21 Jan 2011)
- Index by Name - see Roster
The list of name, rank & unit, residence, muter-in, remark, is with their rosters are on the 80th Indiana Volunteer Infantry web site.
80th Regiment, Indiana Infantry was organized within the Frist Congressional District.
- 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 13 Dec 2010) Brief history of the 80th Regiment, Indiana Infantry.
- Wikipedia (accessed 13 Dec 2010) article on the 80th 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
- 80th Indiana Volunteer Infantry (accessed 8 Dec 2010) Small history of some menber of 80th Indiana Volunteers. .
- 80th Indiana Volunteer Infantry (accessed 07 Jan 1911) An American Civil War Regiment. History, Images, Roster, and etc., of 80th Indiana Volunter Infantry.
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).