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