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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 Ninth Indiana Infantry. Col., John R.
Mahan : Lieut. - Col., James L. Angell ; Maj., McHenry Brooks. This regiment was organized
July 10, 1863, with ten companies of minute men. Two of these were volunteers from Coles
county, Ill., who offered their services and were accepted by the government. Two were
from Laporte county, Ind., two from Hamilton, two from Miami, one from Randolph, and one
other, making an aggregate of 709 men rank and file. The regiment left Indianapolis for
Hamilton, Ohio, on the 13th, going thence to Cincinnati. The enemy having passed out of
the state, the regiment returned to Indianapolis and was mustered out July 17, 1863.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3