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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 Sixth Indiana Infantry. Col., Isaac P.
Gray; Lieut. -Col., John A. Haines; Maj., Thomas M. Browne. This regiment was organized
with nine companies of minute men and a company of the Legion. Five companies were from
Wayne county, two from Randolph, and one each from Hancock, Howard and Marion counties.
The regiment was organized July 12, 1863, with 792 men rank and file, and left
Indianapolis on the night of the 13th, reaching Hamilton, Ohio, the next morning. It
proceeded to Cincinnati, and then returned to Indianapolis, where it was mustered out July
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3