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WELCOME TO THE 49TH INDIANA CO.F

The Premier Central Indiana Civil War Reenacting Unit

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.

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49th INDIANA CO.F

Preserving Our Hoosier Heritage

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.

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“People join because they love history, they stay because they love the people.”

Ian Fulford, Captain

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Military & Civilian Life

While the 49th Indiana is primarily a military impression of Civil War, many members over the years have represented a variety of impressions, including paymaster, cook, laundress, chaplain, telegraph office, sutler, drummers,  ladies of the town, doctor, and embalmer.  All are welcome.

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Activities & Events

National Reenactments

We are a very active group, participating in both mainstream and progressive events.  These events include Gettysburg, Perryville, Shiloh, Manasas, Wauhatchie and Atlanta.

Local Civil War Events

The 49th Indiana does a variety of local civil war events in remembrance of our Hoosier Heritage.  This includes appearances at Hartford City Civil War Days, Lebanon Civil War Days, Conner Prairie, Civil War Days at the Hesston Steam Museum and the Sassafras Tea Festival in Vernon, IN.

Living History

Beyond reenactments, the 49th Indiana is available for parades, school programs and living history demonstrations.  We have participated in the Carmel 4th of July Parade, Civil War Days at various libraries, including Avon, Marion, and Hancock County, and Civil War Days at the Indiana State Museum.