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104th Indiana Infantry (Minute Men)
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
104th 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
104th 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

Regimental History
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.

Footnotes:
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 3

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