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152nd Indiana Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
152nd 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
152nd 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-second Indiana Infantry. — Col., Whedon W. Griswold; Lieut. -Col., Joseph W. Whitaker; Maj., Julius Walschmidt. The 152nd was recruited in the 9th, 10th and 11th Congressional districts and organized at Indianapolis. It was mustered in March 16 and left the state on the 18th for Harper's Ferry, Va., where it was assigned to duty with one of the provisional divisions of the Army of the Shenandoah. It was stationed at intervals at Charlestown, Stephenson's depot and Summit Point, later moving to Clarksburg, W. Va., where it remained until mustered out on Aug. 30, 1865. The original strength was 972; gain by recruits, 16; total, 988. Loss by death, 48; desertion, 22.

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

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