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133rd Indiana Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
133rd 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
133rd 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

Regimental History
One Hundred Days' Volunteers. — Indiana's quota of 100 days' troops was eight regiments, numbering consecutively from the 132nd to the 139th, inclusive. They were used largely for guard duty and in garrisoning necessary points, relieving veteran troops for active field work in the important campaigns of 1864. These troops were to perform such duty as might be required of them in any state, and were to be armed, subsisted, clothed and paid by the United States. Upon reaching Nashville they were assigned to railroad guard duty along the lines of the Nashville & Chattanooga, Tennessee & Alabama, and Memphis & Charleston railroads. They were kept constantly engaged in this work until the latter part of Aug., 1864, serving beyond the time for which they had enlisted, keeping Sherman's lines of communication open for the transportation of supplies to his army.

One Hundred and Thirty-third Indiana Infantry. — Col., Robert N. Hudson; Lieut. -Col., Charles M. Smith; Maj. Lucien A. Foote. This regiment was organized in May, 1864, nine companies being raised in the 7th Congressional district and one at Richmond in the 5th district. It was mustered in May 17, and left the state at once for Tennessee. It was mustered out in Aug., 1864. Its total strength was 941. Loss by death, 16, desertion, 2.

Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 3

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