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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
|One-Year Regiments. A call was made, Dec. 20, 1864, for eleven
regiments for one year's service, and recruiting stations were established at the
headquarters of each of the provost marshals, recruits being forwarded to Indianapolis.
Subsequently five additional regiments were called for, and under these calls the
following organizations were raised :
One Hundred and Forty-third Indiana Infantry.
Col., John F. Grill; Lieut. - Col., John T. McQuiddy; Maj., John E. Phillips. This
regiment was organized at Indianapolis in Feb., 1865, being composed of companies from the
1st Congressional district. It was mustered in Feb. 21, and left the state on the 24th,
going to Nashville, thence to Murfreesboro, where it remained on guard duty until May 13,
then moving to Tullahoma. Moving to Nashville in June it was sent to Clarksville, at which
place three companies were detached and sent to garrison Fort Donelson. In October the
regiment was reunited and ordered to Nashville, where it was mustered out on the 17th. The
original strength was 998; gain by recruits, 8; total, 1,006. Loss by death, 90;
desertion, 78; unaccounted for, 4.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3