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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 7, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1867 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 Twelfth Indiana Infantry. Col., Hiram F.
Braxton; Lieut. - Col., William Charles; Maj., Isaac S. Buskirk. This regiment was
organized July 10, 1863, with nine companies of minute men and one of the Legion. Lawrence
county furnished six, and Monroe and Washington one each, the other two coming from
several counties in the southern part of the state, the regiment aggregating 703 rank and
file. It was assigned to Gen. Hughes' brigade, moved from Mitchell to Seymour, thence to
North Vernon, holding that place against Morgan's forces, and then went to Sunman's
station. It was mustered out at Indianapolis, July 17, 1863.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3