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Civil War service men from Mower County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Mower County.  
 
Civil War service men from Mower County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Mower County.  
  
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:- [[1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)|1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)]], Company M.
 
:- [[3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.  
 
:- [[3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.  
:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company K.
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:- [[4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company K.  
 
:- [[9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
 
:- [[9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry|9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry]], Company C.
  

Revision as of 18:56, 14 February 2012

Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States > Minnesota > Mower County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Mower County was created 20 February 1855 from Rice County and formally organized 1 March 1856.
  • For a brief history of how Mower County was named click here. Then select Mower County.

County seat: Austin [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Adams
  • Austin
  • Brownsdale
  • Dexter
  • Elkton
  • Grand Meadow 
  • Le Roy
  • Lyle
  • Mapleview
  • Racine
  • Rose Creek 
  • Sargeant
  • Taopi
  • Waltham


 

 Townships    

Adams | Austin | Bennington | Clayton | Dexter | Frankford | Grand Meadow | Lansing | Lodi | Lyle | Marshall | Nevada | Pleasant Valley | Racine | Red Rock | Sargeant | Udolpho | Waltham | Windom |

All of Mower County's land is divided into 20 townships that are 36 square miles (six miles north to south X six miles west to east) in area. Mower County is five townships wide (a total of 30 miles west to east) and four townships from north to south (a total of 24 miles). The arrangement of the townships within the county is shown at wikipedia.com.


Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Mower County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Mower County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Company M.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company K.
- 9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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