Examine what Bloomington and Monroe County were like before, during, and after the Civil War.
With only one surviving issue of the local newspaper from the era and many personal narratives either lost or scattered, this collection brings together an assortment of original materials that remain for all to share and study online. View letters, diaries, church records, court documents, and more.
Civil War Regiments of Monroe County (Excel) An index from rosters of regiments contained in the report to the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 1861 - 1865, vols. 1-8.
Inventory of Primary Documents (PDF) Compiled to assist researchers who want to know where our county's Civil War and Reconstruction Era records are held.