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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 Thirteenth Indiana Infantry. Col., George
W. Burge; Lieut. -Col., Jacob Covert; Maj., Cutter S. Dobbins. This regiment was organized
July 10, 1863, with nine companies, aggregating 526 men rank and file. It was composed of
minute men, three companies coming from Lawrence county, three from Daviess, and one each
from Washington, Martin and Monroe. It was assigned to Gen. Hughes' brigade and moved from
Mitchell to North Vernon, which place was reached in time to assist in holding it against
Morgan. It then marched to Sunman's station, and proceeded from there to Indianapolis,
where it was mustered out July 16, 1863.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3