Military Records

General Resources

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients …

Veterans Grave Locator for Military Cemeteries

National Archives …

Revolutionary War …

Click on this image for a larger version of the list
of Revolutionary War veterans who died in Jackson County.
The memorial erected by the Benton Chapter of the
Sons of the American Revolution
is located on the campus of the
Jackson County History Center
in Brownstown.

War of 1812 …

Frontier & Indian Wars …

Seymour Library selected resources from among those available:

  • Pigeon Roost Massacre
  • Frontier settlement accounts

Mexican War …

Spanish-American War…

Civil War…

Seymour Library selected resources from among those available on Civil War service:

  • Accounts of Indiana units in various battles
  • GAR Veterans Death Rolls (Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska)
  • Guide to Indiana Civil War Manuscripts
  • Regimental Histories of Locally Related Units
  • Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana (9 vols.)
  • Reports of Morgan’s Raid into Indiana
GAR Posts in Jackson County:
Brownstown: 159. Gordon Tanner
Crothersville: 570. Col. Snodgrass
Freetown: 153. Freetown
Medora: 193. Newton Rea
Mooney: 194. Mooney
Seymour: 20. Ellsworth
Tampico: 255. Gen. J.C. Davis
Uniontown: 224. Garfield
Vallonia: 548. Ira B. Harrell

World War I

Selected resources among those in the Seymour Library:

  • Gold star honor roll : a record of Indiana men and women who died in the service of the United States and the allied nations in the world war 1914-1918
  • Jackson County Draft Registration microfilm at the Seymour Library
  • WWI Deaths in Indiana

World War II

  • World War I Draft Registration Records for Jackson County (on microfilm at JCPL) and for Indiana (on Ancestry Library Edition)
  • Indiana’s World War II Casualties for Navy, Marine Corp, and Coast Guard Personnel
  • Indiana’s World War II Casualties for Army & Army Air Forces
  • Indiana’s Korean War Casualties
  • Indiana’s Vietnam War Casualties

Online Military Indexes & Records