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Indiana Infantry (Minute Men)
in the American Civil War
Indiana Infantry Officer Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the
State of Indiana, Volume 3, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1866 View Entire Book
Indiana Infantry Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the
State of Indiana, Volume 6, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1866 View Entire Book
|Minute Men. Word being received at Indianapolis on the evening of
July 8, 1863, that a force of 6,000 cavalry under Morgan had crossed the Ohio river near
Mauckport and was moving on Corydon, a call was issued for citizens to organize for
defense. Within 48 hours 65,000 men had tendered their services. From this number
regiments 102 to 114 inclusive, and one battalion were organized, the battalion being
assigned to the 107th.
One Hundred and Second Indiana Infantry.- Col., Benjamin M.
Gregory; Lieut. -Col., Peter A. Huffman; Maj., David W. Hamilton. This regiment was
organized as minute men from the Indiana Legion in Boone county, July 10, 1863, and
numbered 623 men rank and file. It left Indianapolis by rail, July 11, reached North
Vernon the next morning and marched to Vernon, where Co. K was mounted and sent in pursuit
of the enemy. The regiment moved to Dupont, thence to Osgood, and on the 14th to Sunman's
station. It returned to Indianapolis on the 17th and was mustered out.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3