Union Regimental Histories

 

Indiana

 

17th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in June 12, 1861. Left State for Parkersburg, W. Va., July 1. Attached to District of the Kanawha, West Virginia, to September, 1861. Cheat Mountain District, W. Va., to November, 1861. 15th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to January, 1862. 15th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Ohio, January, 1862. 15th Brigade, 6th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 15th Brigade, 6th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division (Center), 14th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 14th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. Wilder's Mounted Brigade, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, November, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Wilson's Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Oakland, W. Va., July 23, 1861; thence to Camp Pendleton and duty there until August 7. Moved to Cheat Mountain Pass and Elkwater August 7-13. Operations on Cheat Mountain September 11-17. Elkwater September 11. Point Mountain Turnpike September 11-12. Cheat Mountain Pass September 12. Elkwater September 14. Action at Greenbrier River October 3-4. Moved to Louisville, Ky., November 19 and duty there until December 10. At Camp Wickliffe, Ky., until February 10, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn., February 10-March 12. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 29-April 7. Lawrenceburg April 4. Arrive at Pittsburg Landing April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. Little Pond, near McMinnville, Tenn., August 30. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg September 3-26. (Siege of Munfordsville, Ky., September 16-21. A detachment of recruits en route to join Regiment captured September 21.) Moved to Bardstown, Ky., October 1 and duty there until October 18. March to Nashville, Tenn., via Lebanon, Columbia, Glasgow, Ky., and Gallatin, Tenn., October 18-November 26. Duty at Nashville until February 1, 1863. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., February 1 and duty there until June. Expedition to Auburn, Liberty and Alexandria February 3-8. Regiment mounted February 12, and assigned to duty as Mounted Infantry. Expedition to Woodbury-March 3-8. Action at Woodbury March 6. Expedition to Liberty, Carthage and Lebanon April 1-8. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Armed with Spencer Carbines May 18. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Big Spring Gap June 24. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Occupation of Manchester June 27. Raid on Bragg's communications July 1-August 16. Captured depot of supplies at Dechard. Passage on the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Capture of Chattanooga September 9. Ringgold, Ga., September 11. Lee and Gordon's Mills September 12. Leet's Tan Yard September 12-13. Alexander's Bridge and Hall's House September 18. Vinyard's House September 19. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Widow Glen's House September 20. Operations against Wheeler and Roddy September 29-October 17. Thompson's Cove, near Beersheba October 3. Glass Cocks October 4. Murfreesboro Road, near McMinnville, October 4. Farmington October 7. Sim's Farm, near Shelbyville, October 7. Shelbyville October 10. Expedition from Maysville to Whitesburg and Decatur November 14-17. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Raid on East Tennessee & Georgia R. R. November 24-27. Charleston and Cleveland November 26. March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn., November 28-December 8. Duty at Pulaski, Charleston and Nashville, Tenn., until May, 1864. Regiment reenlisted January 4, 1864. Veterans on furlough January 22 to April 2. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Joined Sherman May 10. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Movements on Dallas May 18-25. Near Dallas May 24. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Big Shanty June 9. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Noonday Creek June 19. Powder Springs June 20-27. Rottenwood Creek July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Covington July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Garrard's Raid to South River July 27-31. Flat Rock Bridge July 28. Lovejoy Station July 29-30. Newnan's July 30. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 1. Near Lost Mountain October 4-7. New Hope Church October 5. Dallas October 7. Rome October 10-11. Narrows October 11. Coosaville Road, near Rome, October 13. Near Summerville October 18. Little River October 20. Leesburg and Grove Road Crossing, Ala., October 21. Goshen October 28. Dismounted November 1 and ordered to Louisville, Ky. Duty there until December 28. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., thence to Gravelly Springs, Ala., and duty there until March, 1865. Wilson's Raid to Macon, Ga., March 22-April 24. Plantersville, Ala., April 1. Selma April 2. Montgomery April 12. Columbia April 16. Spring Hill, Mimm's Mills, Tobasofkee Creek, Montpelier Springs and Rocky Creek Bridge, near Macon, April 20. Capture of Macon April 20. Post duty at Macon until August. Mustered out August 8, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 90 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 143 Enlisted men by disease. Total 237.

18th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in August 16, 1861. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., August 17. March to relief of Colonel Mulligan at Lexington, Mo., September. Action at Glasgow Mountain September 19. Attached to Fremont's Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri to January, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to May, 1862. 1st Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to July, 1862. District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 14th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah Middle Military Division, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, to January, 1865. 1st Brigade, Grover's Division, District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., September 22-October 15, 1861. March to Otterville, Mo., November, and duty there until January, 1862. Expedition to Milford December 15-19, 1862. Action at Shawnee Mound or Milford on the Blackwater, and capture of 1,300 prisoners December 18. Advance on Springfield, Mo., January 25-February 14. Pursuit of Price to Cassville, Ark. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6-8. At Sulphur Rock until May. March to Batesville, thence to Helena, Ark., May 25-July 14. Duty at Helena until October. Ordered to Pilot Knob, Mo., and operations in Southeast Missouri until March 5, 1863. Moved to Helena, Ark., March 5, thence to Milliken's Bend, La., and duty there until April. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River Bridge May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Duty at Vicksburg until August 20. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 20. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick until October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 8. Moved to New Orleans November 8, thence to Texas November 12. Capture of Mustang Island November 17. Fort Esperanza November 27-30. Duty at Mustang Island and Indianola until March, 1864. Regiment reenlisted January 1, 1864. Near Baton Rouge, La., March 8-May 3. Veteran furlough and duty in Indiana June 4 to July 16. Moved to Bermuda Hundred, Va., July 16; thence to Washington, D.C., August 5. March to Shenandoah Valley August 10-19. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to November. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until January, 1865. Moved to Baltimore, Md., thence to Savannah, Ga., January 6-20. Duty there until May 3. At Augusta, Ga., until June 7. Provost duty in Southern Georgia until August. Mustered out August 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 68 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 130 Enlisted men by disease. Total 204.

19th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in July 29, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 5. Attached to 3rd Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, King's 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 3rd Brigade, King's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 4th Brigade, Iron Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps to October.

SERVICE.--Affair at Lewinsville, Va., September 11, 1861. Reconnoissance to Lewinsville September 25. Occupation of Falls Church September 28. Duty at Fort Craig, Va., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-16. Camp at Upton's Hill until April 9. Advance on Falmouth, Va., April 9-19. Duty at Falmouth and Fredericksburg until May 25. McDowell's advance on Richmond May 25-29. Operations against Jackson June 1-21. At Warrenton until August 5. Reconnoissance to Orange Court House July 24-27. Reconnoissance to Frederick's Hall Station and Spottsylvania Court House August 5-8. Thornburg's Mills August 5-6. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Sulphur Springs August 26. Gainesville August 28. Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of South Mountain September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. At Sharpsburg until October 30. Movement to Warrenton, thence to the Rappahannock October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign ("Mud March,") January 20-24, 1863. Duty at Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30, Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5.
Expedition to Westmoreland County and operations on Northern Neck May 20-26. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap July 5-24. At Rappahannock Station and Culpeper August 1 to October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-29. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Bottom's Bridge June 12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to October 18. Non-Veterans mustered out July 28, 1864. Weldon R. R. August 18-21. Consolidated with 20th Indiana Infantry October 18, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 194 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 116 Enlisted men by disease. Total 316.


20th Regiment Infantry "Fighting Three Hundred"

Organized at Lafayette, Ind., and mustered in July 22, 1861. Left State for Baltimore, Md., August 2. Stationed at Cockeysville, Md., guarding Northern Central R. R. to Pennsylvania line until September. Expedition to Hatteras Inlet, N. C., September 24-27. At fortifications North end of Hatteras bank until November. Action at Chickamacomico October 4. Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va., November 9, and duty there until March, 1862. Attached to Fortress Monroe, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. Robinson's Brigade, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Engagement at Newport News, Va., between Ram "Merrimac" and United States Ships "Cumberland" and "Congress" and the "Monitor" March 8-9, 1862. Occupation of Norfolk and Portsmouth May 10. Joined Army of the Potomac on the Peninsula June 8. Charles City Cross Roads June 19. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Oak Grove ("The Orchards") June 25; White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30; Jordan's Ford June 30; Malvern Hill July 1 and July 5. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Virginia August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Duty at Arlington Heights until October. At Poolesville until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign ("Mud March") January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. (Captured 23rd Georgia.) Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Detached at New York City during draft disturbances August-September. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Regiment veteranize January 1, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient ("Bloody Angle") May 12. Harris Farm (or Fredericksburg) Road May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunken May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864 to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon R. R., June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration on North side of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 28-29. Demonstration on North side of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-20. Strawberry Plains August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. The Chimneys September 10. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Yellow House October 2-5. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-12. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Vaughan Road, near Hatcher's Run, March 29. Crow's House March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 14-21 and duty there until July 12. Mustered out July 12, and discharged at Indianapolis, Ind.

Regiment lost during service 15 Officers and 186 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 113 Enlisted men by disease. Total 314.

21st Regiment Infantry

See 1st Regiment Heavy Artillery.

22nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Ind., and mustered in at Indianapolis, Ind., August 15, 1861. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., August 17. March to relief of Colonel Mulligan at Lexington, Mo., September. Action at Glasgow, Mo., September 19. Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., September 22-October 15. Duty at Otterville, Mo., until January, 1862. Attached to Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri September, 1861, to January, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Army of Mississippi, to September, 1862. 30th Brigade, 9th Division, Army of the Ohio, September, 1862. 30th Brigade, 9th Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Pope's Expedition to Milford, Mo., December 15-19, 1861. Action at Milford (or Shawnee) Mound on Blackwater Creek and capture of 1,300 prisoners December 18. Advanace on Springfield, Mo., January 24-February 14. Pursuit of Price to Cassville, Ark. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6-8. March to Batesville, Ark., April 5-May 3. Moved to Cape Girardeau, Mo., thence to Corinth, Miss., May 20-28. Siege of Corinth, Miss., May 28-30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. Duty at Jacinto and other points in Northern Mississippi until August 17. March to Louisville, Ky., August 17-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-15. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. Lancaster October 14. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 28. Scout to Harpeth Shoals November 26-30. At Nashville until December 26. Wilson's Creek Pike December 25. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Nolensville December 26-27. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Operations on Edgeville Pike, near Murfreesboro, June 4. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Liberty Gap June 24-27. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Guard supply trains over Mountains in rear of Bragg's army during battle of Chickamauga. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 22-November 23. Before Chattanooga September 22-26. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn., November 28-December 8. Reenlisted at Blain's Cross Roads December 23, 1863. Operations in East Tennessee until February, 1864. Veterans on furlough February and March. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Tunnel Hill May 6-7. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Rome May 17-18. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Louisville November 30. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Taylor's Hole Creek, Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June and duty there until July. Mustered out July 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 14 Officers and 139 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 190 Enlisted men by disease. Total 343.

23rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at New Albany, Ind., and mustered In July 29, 1861. Left State for Paducah, Ky., August 15. Attached to District of Paducah, Ky., to February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Tennessee, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. Unattached, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Paducah, Ky., until February, 1862. Demonstration from Paducah on Columbus, Ky., November 7-9, 1861. Moved to Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-15, 1862. Expedition toward Purdy and operations about Crump's Landing, Tenn., March 9-14. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Purdy, thence to Bolivar, Tenn., and duty there until September. March to Iuka, Miss., September 1-20. Duty in District of Jackson until November. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 2, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Reconnoissance from LaGrange November 8-9, 1862. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 20, 1863; thence to Lake Providence, La., February 21, and to Milliken's Bend, La., April 17. Passage of Vicksburg and Warrenton Batteries April 22 (Detachment). Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Miss., May 1. Bayou Pierrie, May 3. Ingraham's Heights May 3. Bruins-Burg May 6. Battle of Raymond May 12. Jackson May 14. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4, and duty there until February, 1864. Expedition to Monroe, La., August 20-September 2, 1863. Operations about Natchez, Miss., December 1-10. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2, 1864. Veterans on furlough March and April. Moved to Bird's Point, Mo.; thence to Clifton, Tenn,; thence march to Ackworth, Ga., May 5-June 8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 9 to September 8. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Nickajack Creek July 6-8. Leggett's (or Bald) Hill July 20-21. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 20-November 3. Shadow Church and Westbrook, near Fairburn, October 1-3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Ball's Ferry and Georgia Central Railroad Bridge, Oconee River, November 23-25. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Pocotaligo, S.C., January 14. Salkehatchie Swamp February 2-5. Rivers Bridge February 3. South Edisto River February 9. Orangeburg February 12-13. Columbia February 16-17. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville June, and duty there until July 23. Mustered out July 23, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 68 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 143 Enlisted men by disease. Total 217.

24th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Vincennes, Ind., and mustered in July 31, 1861. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., August 19. Moved to Jefferson City, Mo., September 14; thence to Syracuse and to Georgetown. Attached to Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. Helena, Ark., District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Missouri, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Reserve Corps, Military Division. West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865. Dept. of Texas to November, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition to Big Springs, Mo., September 7, 1861. Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., September 27-November 2. Duty at Tipton until December. Expedition to Milford, Mo., December 15-19. Shawnee Mound (or Milford) December 18. Camp near Otterville until February 7, 1862. Moved to Jefferson City February 7-10, thence to St. Louis, Mo., Paducah, Ky., and Fort Henry, Tenn., February 15-17. Duty at Fort Henry until March. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Expedition toward Purdy and operations about Crump's Landing March 9-14. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Memphis, Tenn., June 3-20. Expedition up White River, Ark., June 26-July 14. Grand Prairie July 6-7. Near Duvall's Bluff July 7. Aberdeen July 9. Moved to Helena, Ark., July 14, and duty there until April, 1863. Expedition to Clarendon August 4-17, 1862. Expedition to Arkansas Post November 16-21, 1862. Expedition to Grenada, Miss., November 27-December 5. Mitchell's Cross Roads December 1. Expedition to White River and Duvall's Bluff January 13-19, 1863. Duvall's Bluff, Des Arc, January 16. Occupation of Des Are January 18. Expedition to St. Francis and Little Rivers March 5-12, Madison March 9, Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 14. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Fourteen-Mile Creek May 12-13. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 24. Advance on Jackson July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 5. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick until October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-Nocember 30. Opelousas and Bette Landing October 21. Grand Coteau November 3. Moved to New Orleans December 17, and duty at Algiers until January, 1864. Reenlisted January 1, 1864. Duty at various points in Louisiana until January, 1865. Moved to Pensacola, Fla., January 31, and duty there until March 14. Moved to Barrancas, Fla., thence march through Florida and Southern Alabama to Blakely, Ala., March 20-April 1. Occupation of Pollard March 26. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely April 1-9. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. March to Selma April 13-22, and duty there until June. Ordered to Galveston, Tex., and duty there until November. Old members mustered out July 19, 1865. Regiment mustered out November 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 80 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 204 Enlisted men by disease. Total 295.


25th Regiment Infantry

Twenty letters written by Private Joseph Saberton, Company C

Organized at Evansville, Ind., and mustered in August 19, 1861. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., August 26; thence to Jefferson City, Mo., September 14; thence to Georgetown, Mo. Attached to Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri to December, 1861. St. Louis, Mo., to February, 1862. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, Military District of Cairo, February, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of Memphis, Tenn., to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. District of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Army. Corps, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District of Memphis, 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Fremont's Campaign against Springfield, Mo., September 22-November 3, 1861. Duty at Otterville and at LaMine Bridge until December. Pope's Expedition to Warrensburg December 16-20. Action on the Blackwater, Milford, December 18. Conduct prisoners to St. Louis, and duty at Benton Barracks until February 2, 1862. Expedition up the Tennessee against Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 2-11. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson February 12-16. Expedition to Clarksville, Tenn., March 19-21. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 5-18. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Memphis, Tenn., via Grand Junction June 1-July 21. Duty at Memphis until September 6. Action at Nonconah Creek August 3. Forced march to Bolivar, Tenn., September 6-9, and duty there until October 4. Battle of Hatchie River, Metamora, October 5. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863. Action with Van Dorn at Davis Mills December 21 (Cos. "A," "C," "D," "F," "H" and "I"). Moved from Davis Mills to Memphis, Tenn., January 14, 1863. Provost duty there until November, 1863. Railroad guard duty from Grand Junction to Moscow November, 1863, to January, 1864. Moved to Memphis January 28; thence moved to Vicksburg, Miss. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Marion Station February 15-17. Reenlisted at Canton February 29, Veterans on furlough March and April. Moved to Decatur, Ala., April 24, and duty there until August. Action at Fletcher's Ferry, Flint River, May 18. Pond Springs near Courtland, Ala., May 27. Pond Springs June 29. Expedition to Moulton July 25-28. Decatur July 27. Moved to Atlanta, Ga., August 4-8. Atlanta campaign August 8-September 8. Siege of Atlanta August 8-25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Montieth Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnoissance to Salkehatchie River January 20. Salkehatchie Swamp, S.C., February 2-3. River's and Broxton's Bridges, Salkehatchie River, February 2. Binnaker's Bridge February 9. Orangeburg February 11-12. Columbia February 16-17. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsbore March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24, Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 5, and duty there until July 17. Mustered out July 17, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 81 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 270 Enlisted men by disease. Total 361.

26th Regiment Infantry

Regiment organized at Indianapolis, Ind., August 31, 1861. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., September 7. Attached to Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1862. Sedalia, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1862. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, and Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi to January, 1866.

SERVICE.--Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., September 22-November 3, 1861. Duty at Sedalia, Mo., guarding Pacific Railroad until July, 1862. Near Shiloh, Mo., April 11 (Detachment). Moved to Springfield, Mo. Schofield's campaign and operations In Southwest Missouri until December. Occupation of Newtonia October 4. Advance on Fayetteville October 11-December 3. March to relief of Gen. Blount December 3-6. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. At Fayetteville until December 27. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren, Ark., December 27-29. Capture of Van Buren December 29. Duty at various points in Southwest Missouri until June. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3. Siege of Vicksburg June 11-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City, Miss., July 12-21. Capture of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson July 23, thence to Carrollton, La., August 28. Expedition to Morganza September 5-12. Atchafalaya River September 9-10. Sterling's Farm September 12. Battle of Sterling's Farm on Bayou Fordoche, near Morganza, September 29. Mostly captured. Moved to Carrollton October 10. Expedition to the Rio Grande, Texas, October 27-December 2. Duty at Mustang Island, Brazos Santiago and Brownsville, Texas, until March, 1864. Regiment veteranize February 1, 1864. Furlough April and May. Garrison duty at Fort Butler, Donaldsville, La., June, 1864, to March, 1865. Campaign against Mobile and its defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. Duty at Mobile, Ala., Meridian and Macon, Miss., until January, 1866. Mustered out January 15, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 96 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 265 Enlisted men by disease. Total 364.

27th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in SePtember 12, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 15. Attached to Stile's Brigade, Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862, and Dept. of the Shenandoah to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1864.

SERVICE.--Operations in District of the Upper Potomac and camp at Frederick City, Md., until March, 1862. Movement into the Shenandoah Valley, Va., and occupation of Winchester, Va., March 3-9. Smithfield March 13. Advance toward Manassas March 23-25. Pursuit of Jackson up the Shenandoah Valley. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley May 15-June 17. Buckton Station, Middletown and Front Royal May 23. Newtown May 24. Battle of Winchester May 25. Retreat to Williamsport, Md., May 25-26. Duty at Front Royal until July 6, and at Little Washington until August 6. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Guard trains of the army during battles of Bull Run August 28-30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va. Picket duty from Harper's Ferry to Opequan Creek and duty at Fairfax Station and Stafford Court House until December. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-16. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Stafford Court House until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Germania Ford April 29. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Gettysburg, Pa., Campaign, June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee, to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24, On detached duty in New York during draft disturbances August 15-September 5. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Guarding Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad at Elkwater Bridge and Tullahoma, Tenn., until April, 1864. Regiment Veteranize at Tullahoma, Tenn., January 24, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. New Hope Church May 25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and batties about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills, May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 25-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 4. Mustered out November 4, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 70th Indiana Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 159 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 131 Enlisted men by disease. Total 302.

28th Regiment Volunteers

See 1st Regiment Cavalry.

28th Regiment Infantry (Colored)

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., December 24, 1863. (See 29th U.S. Colored Troops.)

29th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Laporte, Ind., and mustered in August 27, 1861. Ordered to Kentucky and Joined General Rousseau at Camp Nevin October 9, 1861. Attached to Wood's Brigade, McCook's Command at Nolin, Ky., to November, 1861. 5th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. 5th Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 5th Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, Garrison at Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Separate Division, District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to May, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Separate Division, District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, and Dept. of Georgia, to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp at Nolin River, Ky., until December, 1861, and at Munfordsville, Ky., until February, 1862. March to Bowling Green, Ky., thence to Nashville, Tenn., February 14-March 3, and to Savannah, Tenn.. March 16-April 6. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Near Corinth May 9. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. Gallatin August 13. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg, August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-15. Near Clay Village October 4. Dog Walk October 9. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7. Reconnoissance to Lavergne November 26-27. Lavergne, Scrougesville November 27. Duty at Nashville until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Action at Triune June 11. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Liberty Gap June 24-27. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16.September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Duty at Bridgeport, Ala., until January, 1864. Garrison duty at Chattanooga until May, 1865. Action at Dalton, Ga., August 14-15, 1864. Garrison duty at Marietta and Dalton, Ga., until December. Mustered out December 2, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 56 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 240 Enlisted men by disease. Total 304.

 

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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