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151st Indiana Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
151st 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
151st 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-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 Fifty-first Indiana Infantry. — Col., Joshua Healy; Lieut.- Col., John E. Sweet; Maj., Michael Eagan. This regiment was recruited in the 9th Congressional district and organized at Indianapolis in March, 1865. It was mustered in March 9 and left the state on the 13th, reporting to Gen. Rousseau at Nashville. It moved to Tullahoma on the 14th and remained there until June 14, when it returned to Nashville, where it remained on garrison and guard duty until it was mustered out on Sept. 19. Its original strength was 999; gain by recruits, 14; total, 1,013. Loss by death, 60; desertion, 33.

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

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