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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 Fourth Indiana Infantry. Col., James
Gavin; Lieut. -Col., Jacob S. Buchanan; Maj., Martin W. Richardson. This regiment
consisted of six companies of minute men and four of the Legion. Six companies were from
Decatur county and one each from Fayette, Madison, Marion and Rush counties. The regiment
was organized at Greensburg, July 10, 1863, with 719 rank and file, and moved to Sunman's
station, thence to Lawrenceburg, and from there toward Harrison, Ohio. It returned to
Greensburg after Morgan's escape and was mustered out July 18, 1865.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3