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This site is dedicated to Members of the Armed Forces who reside or once resided in La Porte County, Indiana. They defend and protect our country in times of war and peace.  We are what they fight for.
Updated - March 9, 2008

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Civil War Vets Circa 1910
Circa 1910
Civil War Veterans March in Parade at La Porte
The 9th & 29th Reg'ts Of the Indiana Vol. Inf. orgainzed and
trained near La Porte - Camps were Colfax and Jackson

Veteran Burial Listing

Cemetery Township New or Updated   Cemetery Township New or Updated
Apostolic Christian Dewey     Baptist Wills  
Beatty Coolspring     Bowell Kankakee N/A
Calvary (with in Greenwood) Michigan See Greenwood
  Carmel New Durham  
Cross Coolspring -   Coulter New Durham  
Day Coolspring N/A   Door Village Scipio  
Downing Farm Kankakee N/A   Eahart-Reed AKA Reed-Eahart New Durham -
Faith United Methodist Cass New Feb 11, 2004   Foster Galena New Feb 11, 2004
German Evangelical Lutheran
(Formerly Zion Evangelical Cemetery)
Cass March 10, 2006   Greenwood Michigan Being updated April and summer months of 2005
Griffin Kankakee New Feb
12, 2004
  Hanna Hanna Added Mar 23, 2006
Heckman Memorial Galena New Feb 11, 2004   Hudson Lake Hudson  
Kingsbury Washington New March 18, 2006   Lambs Chapel Kankakee New March 18, 2006
Low Coolspring     Maple Grove Hudson  
Miller -Griffin AKA Kankakee Township Kankakee     Miriam Benedict - AKA - Union Chapel New Durham  
Morgan Cass New Feb 10, 2004   Nickel Plate Cass New Feb 10, 2004
Norris Family New Durham N/A   Norton Washington  
Oak Grove Dewey March 10, 2006   Oak Grove AKA Hunt-Miller Wills  
Patton Centre     Pike Noble N/A
Pin Hook New Durham March 10, 2006   Pine Lake Centre  
Posey Chapel Galena New Feb 11, 2004   Quaker Centre N/A
Rolling Prairie Kankakee     Rossburg Springfield March 10, 2006
Salem AKA
Salem Chapel
Pleasant New Mar 28, 2005   Sauktown Wills See Cemetery file
Salem Cemetery Wanatah AKA
Salem Evangelical & Reformed
Wanatah - US 30 & Meridian Road W. side Porter Co Added Apr 19, 2005   - - -
Sharp - AKA - Miller Wolf Cemetery Coolspring N/A   Shippeeburg Springfield March 10, 2006
Springville Springfield New Feb 14, 2004   St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Cass New Feb 10, 2004
St. John's Kanty Galena See Cemetery File   St. John's Lutheran Centre New Mar 27, 2006
St. Joseph Catholic Centre New Mar 17, 2006   St. Martins of Tours Dewey March 10, 2006
St. Mary's Catholic at Otis New Durham New Mar 17, 2006   St. Stanislaus Michigan  
Swan Lake Memorial Gardens Michigan     Teeter Galena New Feb 11, 2004
Tracy or Tracy Lutheran Union Mar 23, 2006   Tuley Clinton  
Union Mills Noble     Webster Noble  
Westville New Durham     Zion-Jewish (B'Nai Zion) Centre  
Veterans who died in the South Pacific   New Mar 28, 2005        

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1. LaPorte County Indiana Veteran Cards
2. Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana. (INRoster) Published in 1865-66 by Holloway
3. US Pension Case Files
4. Cemetery Records and burial information on our sister site.
5. WWI Civilian Draft Registrations
6. Local newspaper articles and obituary announcements

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