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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Collection Inventory

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

49th Indiana Volunteers:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1861-1863, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 49th (1861-1865)
Title: 49th Indiana Volunteers Records,
Dates: 1861-1863
Abstract: The collection deals with the U.S. Army Company Roster of the 49th Indiana Volunteer Regiment.
Collection # S 1400.1
Quantity: 1 wallet (0.1 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The 49th Indiana Volunteer Regiment served the Union during the Civil War. Though some Indianans supported the South and the Confederate cause, the State stayed with the Union. The closest action that the State of Indiana saw was in 1863 when Confederate General John Hunt Morgan made his way through southern Indiana. Indiana contributed 208,367 men to the Union and 24,416 lost their lives.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains one leather bound U. S. Army Company Roster book of the 49th Indiana Volunteer Regiment with enlistment and officers names. The roster lists the names of commissioned and non-commissioned officers, discharged men, deaths, deserters, and roll call. The officer in charge of Company F was Captain William H. Peerinpaugh.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 49th (1861-1865)
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 49th (1861-1865)--Directories.
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 49th (1861-1865)--History.
Places
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Archival resources.

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Administrative Information

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Gift, 1999

Processing Information

Processed by: Abel Ramirez, August 2000

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Collection Inventory

U.S. Army Company Roster of the 49th Indiana Volunteer Regiment, 1861-1863

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