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Indiana Regiment / 11th Indiana Cavalry
in the American Civil War
Indiana Regiment / 11th Indiana Cavalry 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 Regiment / 11th Indiana Cavalry 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
|One Hundred and Twenty-sixth Indiana Regiment (11th Indiana Cavalry).
Cols., Robert R. Stewart, Abram Sharra; Lieut. -Cols., Gilbert M. L. Johnson, Abram
Sharra, Meredith H. Kidd; Majs., Jehu C. Hannum, Meredith H. Kidd, Hugh A. Stephens, Edgar
A. Henderson, Elias Showalter. This regiment, the 126th from the state, was organized at
Indianapolis in the fall and winter of 1863-64, and was mustered in March 1. It left the
state May 1 for Nashville, Tenn., where it remained until June 1. Then marching into
Alabama, it was engaged on railroad guard duty with headquarters at Larkinsville.
Returning to Nashville on Oct. 16, it was mounted, was actively engaged during November
and December in the operations about that city, and after the battle of Nashville joined
the pursuit of Hood's forces, as far as Gravelly springs, Ala., where it remained on
dismounted duty from Jan. 7 to Feb. 7, 1865, when it crossed to Eastport, Miss. On May 12
it embarked for St. Louis, where it was remounted and marched to Rolla, Mo., reaching
there June 26. From Rolla it moved to Fort Riley and Council Grove, Kan., and was
stationed in detachments along the Santa Fe route. It was ordered to Fort Leavenworth
Sept. 1, and was mustered out Sept. 19, 1865. The original strength was 1,246; gain by
recruits, 63; total, 1,309. Loss by death, 170; desertion, 108; unaccounted for, 8.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3