Union Regimental Histories

 

Indiana

 

44th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Fort Wayne, Ind., and mustered in November 22, 1861. Moved to Henderson, Ky., December. Attached to 13th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, December, 1861. 13th Brigade, 5th Division, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Tennessee, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1862. 14th Brigade, 5th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 14th Brigade, 5th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 21st Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, to November, 1863. Post of Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, Post of Chattanooga, Tenn., to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Separate Division, District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to May, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Calhoun, Green River, Ky., January-February, 1862. Moved to Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 11-12. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson February 14-16. Expedition to Crump's Landing, Tenn., March 9-14. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Loudon, Ky., October 1-22. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7, and duty there until December 26. Lavergne November 23. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. 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. Mission Ridge September 22. Before Chattanooga September 22-26. Siege of Chattanooga September 26-November 23. Assigned to Provost duty at Chattanooga November 8. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Mission Ridge November 25. On Provost duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., until September, 1864. At Tullahoma September 28 to October 2. Return to Chattanooga, Tenn., October 15, and Provost duty there until September, 1865. Mustered out September 14, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 76 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 9 Officers and 220 Enlisted men by disease. Total 309.

45th Regiment Volunteers

See 3rd Regiment Cavalry.

46th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Logansport, Ind., and mustered in December 11, 1861. Ordered to Kentucky and duty at Camp Wickliffe until February, 1862. Attached to 19th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, January, 1862. 19th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of Ohio, to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to July, 1862. Helena, Ark., District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Missouri, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to August, 1863. and Dept. of the Gulf to July, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to December, 1864. Garrison, Lexington, Ky., District of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to February, 1865, and Dept. of Kentucky to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Ordered to Commerce, Mo., February 16, 1862. Siege of New Madrid, Mo., March 5-14. Siege and capture of Island No. 10, Mississippi River, March 15-April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Operations against Fort Pillow April 17-June 5. Capture of Fort Pillow June 5. Occupation of Memphis, Tenn., June 6. Expedition up White River, Ark., June 10-July 14. St. Charles June 17. Grand Prairie July 6-7. Duvall's Bluff July 7. Duty at Helena, Ark., until April, 1863. Expedition to Arkansas Post November 16-22, 1862. Expedition to Yazoo Pass by Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Coldwater and Tallahatchie Rivers February 24-April 5. Operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 11-April 5. Fort Pemberton March 11. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 12. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Miss., May 1-14. Mile Creek April 12-13. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson July 4-10. Near Jackson July 9. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 10. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick until October. Western Louisiana "Teche" Campaign October 3-November 30. Grand Coteau November 3. Moved to New Orleans, La., December 17. Regiment reenlisted January 2, 1864. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Monett's Ferry, Cane River Crossing. April 23. Alexandria April 30-May 10. Graham's Plantation May 6. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Expedition to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 5. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence home on Veteran furlough June 12. Expedition down the Ohio River toward Shawneetown, Ill., to suppress insurrection, and from Mt. Vernon, Ind., into Kentucky against Confederate Recruiting parties August 16-22. White Oak Springs August 17. Gouger's Lake August 18. Smith's Mills August 19. Moved to Lexington, Ky., to resist Buckner's invasion of Kentucky. Burbridge's Expedition to Saltsville, Va., September 17-October 19. Garrison, Prestonburg and Catlettsburg, Ky., during the Expedition. Return to Lexington and garrison duty there until September, 1865. Moved to Louisville, Ky., and there mustered out September 4, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 66 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 191 Enlisted men by disease. Total 264.

47th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Anderson and Indianapolis, Ind., November 2 to December 13, 1861. Left State for Bardstown, Ky., December 13, 1861; thence moved to Camp Wickliffe, Ky., and duty there until February, 1862. Attached to 19th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to January, 1862. 19th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to July, 1863. Helena, Ark., District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Missouri, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to June, 1864. District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, Reserve Division, Military Division, West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division, West Mississippi, February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps (New), Military Division, West Mississippi, to May, 1865. Dept. of Louisiana to October, 1865.

SERVICE.---Ordered to Commerce, Mo., February 14, 1862. New Madrid, Mo., February 24. Siege of New Madrid, Mo., March 5-14. Siege and capture of Island No. 10, Mississippi River, March 15-April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Duty at Tiptonville until May 19. Expedition down Mississippi River to Fort Pillow May 19-23. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., June, and duty there until July 24. Moved to Helena, Ark., July 24 and duty there until February, 1863. Brown's Plantation, Miss., August 11, 1862. Expedition to Arkansas Post November 16-21. Expedition to Yazoo Pass by Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Coldwater and Tallahatchie Rivers February 24-April 8. Fort Pemberton March 11. Operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 12. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Miss., May 1. 14-Mile Creek May 12-13. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assault on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 10. At Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick until October. Western Louisiana "Teche" Campaign October 3-November 30. Duty at New Iberia until December 17. Moved to New Orleans, La., December 17, thence to Madisonville January 7, 1864, and duty there until March. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Monett's Ferry, Cane River Crossings, April 23. Alexandria April 30-May 10. Muddy Bayou May 2-6. Graham's Plantation May 5. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Expedition to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 6. Duty at Morganza until September. Expedition to Clinton August 23-29. At St. Charles, Ark., September 3-October 23. Expedition to Duvall's Bluff October 23-November 12. Moved to Little Rock, Ark.; thence to Memphis, Tenn., November 25, and duty there until January, 1865. Expedition to Moscow December 21-31, 1864. Ordered to New Orleans, La., January 1, 1865. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 17-April 12. Near Spanish Fort March 26. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault on and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12 to May 26. Moved to New Orleans, La., May 26; thence to Shreveport, La., and duty there until October. Mustered out October 23, 1865, and discharged at Indianapolis, Ind., November 2, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 80 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 250 Enlisted men by disease. Total 336.


48th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Goshen, Ind., December 5, 1861, to January 28, 1862. Left State for Paducah, Ky., February 1, 1862. Attached to District of Paducah, Ky., to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 7th Division,
16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 1st Brigade. 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Paducah, Ky., until May, 1862. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Siege of Corinth, Miss., May 13-30. Pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Duty at Clear Creek until August 6, and at Jacinto until September 7. Battle of Iuka, Miss., September 19. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad November, 1862, to January, 1863. Reconnaissance from Lagrange November 8-9, 1862. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 10, 1863, and duty there until February. Expedition to Yazoo Pass by Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Coldwater and Tallahatchie Rivers February 24-April 8. Operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 13. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1 (Reserve). Jones' Cross Roads and Willow Springs May 3. Forty Hills and Hankinson's Ferry May 3-4. Battle of Raymond May 12. Jackson May 14. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Duty at Vicksburg until September 13. Moved to Helena, Ark., thence to Memphis, Tenn., and march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 13-November 20. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. Duty at Huntsville, Ala., until June, 1864. Reenlisted at Huntsville January, 1864, and Veterans on furlough February and March. Duty at Cartersville, Ga., protecting Railroad until October. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 2-5, 1865. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 16-17. West's Cross Roads February 25. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., 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 there mustered out July 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 88 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 175 Enlisted men by disease. Total 267.

49th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Jeffersonville, Ind., and mustered in November 21, 1861. Moved to Bardstown, Ky., December 11-13, and duty there until January 12, 1862. Attached to 12th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, December, 1861. 12th Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, to March, 1862. 24th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Cumberland Division, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 9th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Kentucky, to February, 1865. Dept. of Kentucky to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--March to Cumberland Ford January 12-February 15, 1862. Flat Lick Ford, Cumberland River, February 14. Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap and Jacksborough March 14 (Detachment). Reconnaissance toward Cumberland Gap and skirmishes March 21-23. Duty at Cumberland Ford until June. Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28 to June 18. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18 to September 16. Tazewell July 22 (Detachment). Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to the Ohio River September 17-October 3. Expedition to Charleston, W. Va., October 21-November 10. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 10, and duty there until December 20. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28. Chickasaw Bluff December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 15; thence to Milliken's Bend March 8. Operations from Milliken's Bend to New Carthage March 31-April 17. James' Plantation, near New Carthage, April 6 and 8. Dunbar's Plantation, Bayou Vidal, April 15. Expedition from Perkins' Plantation to Hard Times Landing April 25-29. Phelps' and Clark's Bayous April 26. Choctaw Bayou on Lake Bruin April 28. Battle of Thompson's Hill, 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. Near Clinton July 8. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 13. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick until October. Western Louisiana "Teche" Campaign October 3-November 30. Moved to New Orleans, thence to DeCrow's Point, Tex., December 10-14. Duty at Matagorda Island and Indianola until April, 1864. Ordered to New Orleans April 19, thence to Alexandria April 23. Red River Campaign April 26-May 22. Action at Graham's Plantation May 5. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Expedition to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 6. Duty at Morganza until July. Moved to New Orleans, thence home on Veteran furlough July and August. Ordered to Lexington, Ky., and garrison duty there until September 7, 1865. Moved to Louisville, Ky., September 7, and there mustered out September 13, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 192 Enlisted men by disease. Total 236.

50th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Seymour, Ind., and mustered in September 12, 1861. Moved to New Albany, Ind., October 25; thence to Bardstown, Ky., December 25. Attached to 15th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Ohio, to June, 1862. Unassigned Railroad Guard, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. District of Louisville, Ky., Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. District of Jackson, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, District of Jackson, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. True's Brigade, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. Unassigned, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to May, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Bardstown, Ky., until February, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn., February 10-March 3. Guard duty along Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad until September, 1862. Operations against Morgan July 4-28. Near Edgefield Junction August 20 (Detachment). Pilot Knob August 20. Siege of Munfordsville, Ky., September 14-17 (Cos. "A," "B," "D," "F" and "H"). Captured September 17. Paroled and sent to Indianapolis, Ind., and duty there until November. Moved to Jackson, Tenn., November 1-10. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee December 18, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Huntington December 29-30. Parker's Cross Roads, near Jackson, December 30. Clarksburg December 30 (Detachment). Red Mound (or Parker's) Cross Roads December 31. Duty at Jackson, Colliersville and Memphis, Tenn., until August, 1863. Moved to Helena, Ark., August 28. Steele's Expedition to Little Rock September 1-10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Garrison duty at Lewisburg, Ark., until March, 1864. Reenlisted March 2, 1864. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 23-May 3. Antoine and Terre Noir Creek April 2. Prairie D'Ann April 9-12. Camden April 15. Liberty Post-office April 15-16. Camden April 16-18. Red Mound April 17. Jenkins' Ferry, Saline River, April 30. Duty at Little Rock until July. Non-Veterans until December. Veterans absent on furlough July-August. Duty at Little Rock until January, 1865. Carr's Expedition to Saline River January 22-February 4. Moved to Mobile Point, Ala., February, 1865. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Capture of Mobile April 12. Whistler's Station April 13. March to Montgomery April 13-22. Consolidated with 52nd Indiana Infantry May 25, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 54 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 158 Enlisted men by disease. Total 218.

51st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in December 14, 1861. Moved to Louisville, Ky., December 14; thence to Bardstown, Ky., and duty there until February, 1862. Attached to 20th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to January, 1862. 20th Brigade, 6th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 20th Brigade, 6th Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 21st Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1863. Streight's Provisional Brigade, Army of the Cumberland, to May, 1863. Prisoners of war until December, 1863. Post of Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Texas to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--March to Nashville, Tenn., February 7-March 13, 1862, and to Savannah, Tenn., March 29-April 6. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. Guarding Memphis & Charleston Railroad. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Loudon, Ky., October 1-22. Battle of Perryville October 8 (Reserve). March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7, and duty there until December 26. Prim's Blacksmith Shop, Edmonson Pike, December 25. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until April. Reconnaissance to Nolensville and Versailles January 13-15. Streight's Raid to Rome, Ga., April 26-May 3. Dug Gap, Sand Mountain, Crooked Creek and Hog Mountain April 30. East Branch Black Warrior Creek May 1. Blount's Farm and near Centre May 2. Galesville (Cedar Bluff) May 3. Regiment captured. Exchanged November, 1863. Reorganized at Indianapolis, Ind., and rejoined army at Nashville, Tenn., December, 1863. (A detachment on Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7.) Assigned to duty as guard on Railroad, between Nashville and Chattanooga, until April, 1864. Duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., until September, 1864, and at Atlanta, Ga., until October. Action at Dalton, Ga., August 14-15. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 3-26. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Columbia December 21. Duck River December 22. Non-Veterans mustered out December 14, 1864. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there until March, 1865. Operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. At Nashville until June. Ordered to New Orleans, La., June 16; thence to Texas, July. Duty at Green Lake and San Antonio until December. Mustered out at San Antonio December 13, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 55 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 6 Officers and 202 Enlisted men by disease. Total 264.

52nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Rushville and Indianapolis, Ind., February 1, 1862. Left State for Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 7. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Tennessee, to March, 1862. Garrison Forts Henry and Donelson, Tenn., to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of Memphis, Tenn., to September, 1862. Garrison Fort Pillow, Tenn., to November, 1862. District of Columbus, Ky., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division (Detachment), Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16, 1862. Garrison at Forts Henry and Heiman until April 18. Action at Paris March 11 (Detachment). Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., April 18. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Memphis, Tenn., via Grand Junction, LaGrange and Holly Springs, June 1-July 21. Duty at Memphis until September. Action near Memphis September 2. Durhamsville September 17. Garrison duty at Fort Pillow, Tenn., and operations against guerrillas in Tennessee and Arkansas September 30, 1862, to January 18, 1864. Expedition to Jackson September 19-25, 1863 (Detachment). Expedition to Covington, Durhamsville and Fort Randolph September 28-October 5, 1863. Scout from Fort Pillow November 21-22. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., January 18, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Clinton February 5. Meridian February 14-15. Veterans absent on furlough March and April. Left Vicksburg March 4, arriving home March 17. Left for field April 23. Reached Columbus, Ky., April 26. Moved to Morganza, La., thence to Vicksburg, Miss. Non-Veterans temporarily attached to 89th Indiana Infantry. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort DeRussy March 14. Bayou Rapides March 21. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. Cane River Crossing April 23. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Moore's Plantation May 3. Bayou LeMourie May 6. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 20-June 10. Lake Chicot, Ark., June 6-7. Colliersville, Tenn., June 23. Near Lafayetteville June 23. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo July 5-21. About Pontotoc July 11-12. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Old Town (or Tishamingo) Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. March through Missouri in pursuit of Price September 26-November 19. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 26-December 1. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-23. Duty at Clifton, Tenn., and Eastport, Miss., until February, 1865. Moved to New Orleans February 6-17. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25, and duty there until July 14. At Tuskeegee until August 28. Mustered out September 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 26 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 175 Enlisted men by disease. Total 205.


53rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at New Albany and Indianapolis, Ind., February 19 to March 6, 1862. Guard prisoners at Indianapolis until March 15. Ordered to Savannah, Tenn., March 15. Attached to 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, District of Jackson, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade. 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30, 1862. March to Memphis, Tenn., via Grand Junction, LaGrange and Holly Springs, June 1-July 21, and duty there until September 6. March to Jackson and Bolivar, Tenn., September 6-14. Battle of Metamora, Hatchie River, October 5. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad November, 1862, to January, 1863. Duty at Colliersville and Memphis until April. Ordered to Young's Point, La., thence to Grand Gulf, Miss., and duty there until June 12. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 15-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Reconnaissance to Pearl River July 15. Duty at Vicksburg until August 15. Ordered to Natchez, Miss., August 15, and duty there until November 24. Expedition to Harrisonburg September 1-8. Near Harrisonburg and capture of Fort Beauregard September 4. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., November 24, and duty there until February, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Veterans on furlough March and April. Moved to Bird's Point, Mo., April 28; thence to Clifton, Tenn., and march to Ackworth, Ga., via Huntsville and Decatur, Ala., and Rome, Ga., May 5-June 9. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 9-September 8. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Turner's Ferry July 5. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. 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 25-31. 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. Shadow Church and Westbrook's, near Fairburn, October 1-3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Ball's Ferry and Georgia Central Railroad Bridge, Peones River, November 23-25. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 2-5. Rivers Bridge, Salkehatchie River, February 3. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 16-17. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Averysboro 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 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June, and there mustered out July 21, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 98 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 248 Enlisted men by disease. Total 359.

54th Regiment Infantry (3 Months)

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., May 30 to June 10, 1862. Duty at Camp Morton, Ind., guarding prisoners until August 17. Ordered to Kentucky August 17 to repel threatened invasion by Kirby Smith, and duty in Central Kentucky until September. Skirmish at Shepherdsville, Ky., September 7 (Co. "C"). Mustered out October 4, 1862.

Regiment lost 2 by disease during service.

54th Regiment Infantry (1 Year)

Regiment organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in November 16, 1862. Left State for Memphis, Tenn., December 9, 1862. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 9th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to September, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1863.

SERVICE.--Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28, 1862. Chickasaw Bluff December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 15. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., March 8. Operations from Milliken's Bend to New Carthage March 31-April 17. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Garrison at Raymond and escorting prisoners to Yazoo River May 12 to June 3. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Near Clinton July 8. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans August 13. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick until October. Western Louisiana, "Teche" Campaign, October 3-November 30. Moved to New Orleans December 1. Mustered out December 8, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 44 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 222 Enlisted men by disease. Total 270.

 

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

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