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30th Indiana Infantry Regiment Civil War reunion ribbons

 Collection — Folder: S2880
Identifier: S2880

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of five ribbons used in the reunion celebrations of 30th Indiana Regiment veterans in 1903, 1905, and 1908.


  • 1903-1908

Historical Note

The 30th Indiana Regiment was mustered into service on September 24, 1861. The regiment had 38 commissioned officers and 968 enlisted men. During the extent of its service (a period of four years, two months, and a day), the regiment marched over 2,500 miles. 137 men died in battle and 275 died of disease. Another 47 died while captives of the Confederates. Over the course of their service, 374 men were wounded.

Colonels leading the regiment were Sion S. Bas, J.B. Dodge, Orin D. Hurd, and H.W. Lawton. In Tennessee the 30th Regiment fought at Shiloh, Stone River, Franklin, and Nashville. In Georgia, the 30th fought at Chickamauga, Rocky Face Ridge, Resaca, Dallas, Kenesaw Mountain, Atlanta, and Lovejoy’s Station. The 30th also saw action in Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and Alabama.


Wikipedia. “30th Indiana Infantry Regiment.” Accessed March 21, 2024/03.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1998 by Philip N. Williams. Collection reprocessing completed 2024/03/21 by A.J. Chrapliwy. EAD finding aid completed 2024/03/21 by A.J. Chrapliwy.
Civil War 30th Indiana Infantry Regiment reunion ribbons
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.