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Film/TV, and special event credits of the 49th Indiana

Media 2018-03-06T04:55:16+00:00


Film/TV Credits & Special Events

Members of the 49th Indiana Co. F have been involved in many films, both major and local.  Some examples include…

  • In 2015, the 49th was involved in a short documentary about re-enacting with the Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago, as well as a Lew Wallace program on WTIU in Bloomington https://vimeo.com/vinnieman/review/128601605/20ae7386f0
  • The 49th was also invited to the Statehouse to recognize the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s body laying in state with Governor Mike Pence.
  • The 49th also does regular appearances in the CarmelFest 4th of July Parade.
  • Cargoculte Productions. http://www.cargoculte.fr/fr/nos-realisations/106/la-bataille-de-perryvillei  French Film company filmed our Capatin and the 49th Indiana both off and on the battlefield during the 150th Perryville re-enactment.  They gave Captain Van a nice French accent but gave the Reb better theme music.
  • In 2014 and 2015, The 49th Indiana was filmed in the production of “The Battles that Changed Us” by Luke Productions. http://lukeproductions.org/
  • In The Blue (movie)   Local production about a female soldier in the ranks filmed entirely in Indiana.
  • The Weekly Special. http://indianapublicmedia.org/theweeklyspecial/summers-arrived/  WTIU Bloomington aired a segment on the 49th Indiana’s Spring Drill from May 2012.
  • Gettysburg (1993)
  • The Blue and the Gray (1982)
  • North and South (1985, 1986, 1994)

See the 49th Indiana on the Ellen Show! at Hartford City, Indiana – 2017

The Battles That Changed Us – 2015

Segment from the weekly TV show “The Weekly Special” from WTIU in Bloomington featuring the 49th Indiana Co F Volunteer Infantry civil war reenacting group. – May 31, 2012

Morgan’s Raid Film Conner Prairie – Behind the Scenes – 2011

A behind the scenes look at the filming of “Morgan’s Raid”, the civil war exhibit at Conner Prairie Living Museum.


Civil War: The Untold Story, a New Five-Part Series on PBS -2014

Lew Wallace – Shiloh Soldier, Ben Hur Bard – PBS – 2015

Hoosier native Lew Wallace may be best known for his book Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, but he accomplished so many things throughout his life. Learn more about this fascinating Renaissance man in WTIU’s latest Documentary.


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