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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-fourth Indiana Infantry.
Col., George W. Riddle; Lieut. -Col., Henry C. Ferguson; Maj., Thomas Clark. The
144th was organized at Indianapolis in March, 1865, being composed of companies raised in
the 2nd Congressional district. It was mustered in March 6, and left the state on the 9th
for Harper's Ferry, Va., where it was assigned to the 1st brigade, 1st provisional
division, Army of the Shenandoah. It was ordered to Halltown, and was stationed at
different times at Charlestown, Winchester, Stephenson's depot and Opequan creek, on guard
duty until Aug. 5, 1865, when it was mustered out. Its strength was 1,036; and it lost by
death, 46; desertion, 19; unaccounted for, 1 .
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3