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Why Join

The mission of the 49th Indiana, Company F is to preserve Indiana’s Civil War heritage and to educate the public, as living historians, about the vital role the events of the civil war played in directing the course of our nation. The 49th Indiana, Company F is Indiana’s oldest and largest nonprofit organization devoted to portraying life during the American Civil War. Since 1974, we have represented Indiana’s civil war heritage in movies and documentaries, for newspapers and TV, and at schools, museums and reenactments across the US.


Established in the Reenacting Community in 1974

49th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Co. F The Premier Central Indiana Civil War Reenacting Unit Established in 1974. The 49th Indiana is seeking individuals who have an interest in the Civil War and a willingness to portray the life of a Union Soldier. A founding member of the “Army of the Wabash” A founding member of the “Cumberland Guard”

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    Meet The Members - Contact us by phone or email, or simply visit us at one of our upcoming events and let us know you're interested.

  • Acquiring Equipment - We do not expect new members to purchase all of their equipment at once. Start slowly, and ask other members for advice on where to purchase your basic uniform. We allow new members a year to fully equip themselves. Under some circumstances we can offer to loan gear to those wanting to test out the hobby before they spend too much money.

  • Become a Member - Once you have attended a few events, attained all of your necessary gear, and paid your yearly dues, you will have become a full member!

  • If you are interested in joining, please feel free to contact us or visit us at one of our upcoming events.


Field Staff for the 2018 Season
Ian Fulford
Reenacting Since 1969
Scott Lawalin
1st Sergeant
Greg Swank
2nd Sergeant
Anthony Wyrobek
Logan Banks
Mark Benning
Brevet Corporal


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The Rank & File is the Official Newsletter of the 49th IN

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