This website is intended to preserve in living memory a knowledge of the
soldiers of the 80th Indiana and what they endured and accomplished during the
American Civil War. Doing justice
to 1,036 men is, of necessity, the work of many hands. All who can
contribute information, images, and funds are invited and encouraged to do so. To that end, the following things
are being requested.
Letters, diaries, speeches, memoirs, articles, etc., by 80th soldiers
about their war service.
Photographs or drawings of 80th soldiers, in uniform or not,
made before, during, or after the war, including family and reunion
Military service and pension records from the National
Genealogy information especially details of: when and where a 80th
soldier was born; the names of his parents; where he lived and what he did before and after the war; the
name(s) of his spouse(s) and their marriage date(s); the names and birth dates
of his children; and, his death and burial
dates and locations.
Articles, obituaries, etc., about 15th soldiers in newspapers
and county histories.
Civil War-period newspaper articles and
official reports about the 80th Indiana.
If you have or know where any of these items are, please contact Scott
Cantwell Meeker, the 80th Indiana webmaster, at firstname.lastname@example.org or
1-608-836-9218 (evenings or weekends Central time zone) or 7307 Vista Court, Middleton,
If you are sending copies (no originals please), please include the source of the
information or photo, and written permission to use it on the 80th
Everyone who contributes information and/or images will be credited
on the Modern 80th Indiana Volunteers
list on the Sources
page of this website.
Thank you for helping to keep the memory of these men