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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-sixth Indiana Infantry.
Col., Merit C. Welch; Lieut. - Col., Theophilus W. Morrison; Maj., Thomas P.
Spillman. This regiment was recruited in the 1st, 3d and 4th Congressional districts and
organized at Indianapolis in Feb., 1865. It was mustered in March 9 and left the state on
the 11th for Harper's Ferry, Va., where it was assigned to one of the provisional
divisions of the Army of the Shenandoah. It was engaged in post and guard duty at
Charlestown, Winchester, Stephenson's depot, Jordan's springs and Summit Point, until July
27, when it was ordered to the Relay house, then to Baltimore, and assigned to duty in the
Military district of Delaware. One company was detached for duty at Hicks' general
hospital, Baltimore, one at Havre de Grace, one at Dover, one at Wilmington, Del., one at
Salisbury, and one at Easton, Md. It was mustered out Aug. 31, 1865. Its strength was 979.
Loss by death, 29; desertion, 30; unaccounted for, 7.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3