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Brenda Legate (#46579761)
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Bio Photo I'm an avid family history researcher, and love tromping through old cemeteries, whether I know anyone in them or not. I've gotten my husband addicted to doing it, and now my children follow me around and "help" by pointing out letters of the alphabet that they recognize or interesting features on the stones!

I'm searching for any and all members of the 91st Indiana Infantry, a Civil War regiment formed in Evansville, Indiana. (See my Virtual Cemetery!) If you have any information to add/contribute about any of the men, please let me know, and I'll be glad to add it.

I've also been gathering members of our local G.A.R. posts, former slaves, and whatever else catches my eye. Most, but probably not all, of these entries will be in the area of Vanderburgh County, Indiana. If you'd like to add to my list, I'd love to hear from you!

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J H Brown
Sorry miss typed in message regarding death. Should say died in Virginia. Death certificate number is correct, but for Virginia.
Thank you.
Added by Flowergirl on May 09, 2016 4:55 PM
J H Brown
Find A Grave Memorial# 7931659
J H Brown
Should be James H Brown. Link to Anne B Brown should be changed to SISTER. He was never married. You can find his death certificate on Ancestry. He died in North Carolina. Death Certificate #14710. Thank you.
Added by Flowergirl on May 09, 2016 4:49 PM
Dan Kemp
Civil War Soldiers from Indiana
Hi Brenda, I enjoyed reading your list of Civil War soldiers from Indiana. What an interesting project!
I have a soldier from my family tree who died during the Civil War and I wonder if you might be able to help me. His name was William Hendrickson and he enlisted in Vanderburgh County in 1861. He died of disease in Otterville, Missouri in January of 1862. I have tried everything I could think of where his grave might be and I have found nothing. Do you know if Indiana or the Federal Government has burial records somewhere that I might consult? Is there some agency I might write to? I would very much appreciate any information you might have. Best wishes, Dan Kemp
Added by Dan Kemp on Apr 16, 2016 6:33 AM
lois ternet
Peter Eckley
Do you have info on Private Peter Eckley, 91st Regiment, Indiana Infantry Co H? Died at Atlanta GA from disease contracted while on the march to the sea with Sherman. Once postmaster at Monroeville IN. wife was Eliza Eckley. Thank you
Lois Ternet
Added by lois ternet on Apr 07, 2016 10:03 AM
Don Severs
Cox cemetery
Hello from Iowa:

I'm a desc of John Cox, 1754-1826. This site says he is buried at Cox Cemetery on 68 west of Poseyville with no headstone. In 1999, I visited Lela Barrett and Anna Griswold in Mt Vernon, IN. They took me to Cox Cem, but also took me out in the country to a dying cemetery in a field. Please download photos here:

As you can see, John Cox is actually not buried at Cox Cemetery near Poseyville, but out in the country. Do you have any idea where this nearly-lost cemetery is?


Don Severs
Des Moines, IA
Added by Don Severs on Dec 07, 2015 2:13 PM
david allen
thanks for information, if I remember correctly he is buried right behind my great grand parents always wondered about him because I didn't know him and how he ended up buried in Oglesby Cemetery are you related to him? thanks Janet Smith

Added by JANET SMITH on Nov 02, 2015 11:25 AM
Lori Ellen Robb Martina
John C Davis
Would you please check and see if this John C 153888747 is the same as yours. I don't believe they are because mine is set in concrete. If they are the same let me know and I will add the pic to yours and take mine down. Lori Ellen Robb Martina
Added by Lori Ellen Robb Martina on Oct 18, 2015 8:08 AM
John H
91st Indiana Infantry
Frederick Beckman, Find A Grave Memorial# 142636837, was a member of the 91st Infantry. Buried at Hessen Cassel, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., Indiana. His gravestone lists him as Company K, though he is listed as Company C on the National Park Service site. Thanks for maintaining this virtual cemetery.
Added by John H on Sep 16, 2015 9:03 AM
Jerry Eakle
Charley and Ethel Clark
Charley Clark b. 1874 d. 1952, Ethel Clark b. 1888 d. 1945 could possibly be Charles C Clark b. 1 Jan 1874 Saline County, Illinois d. 1953 Evansville, Vandenburgh County, Indiana and his wife Ethel All b. 1888 Illinois.
Added by Jerry Eakle on Jul 13, 2015 9:49 PM
Debra Davis
Edward Krick #23445566
Edward is my GGGrandfather. Would you link him to his father, Henry Krick, #132193617.
thank you
Added by Debra Davis on May 24, 2015 3:34 PM
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