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154th Indiana Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
154th 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
154th 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-fourth Indiana Infantry. — Col., Frank Wilcox; Lieut. - Col., John P. Gapen; Maj., John D. Simpson. This regiment was recruited in the 8th Congressional district and organized at Indianapolis. It was mustered in April 20, 1865, and left the state on the 28th, moving to Parkersburg, W. Va., where it remained until May 2. It then moved into the Shenandoah Valley, stopping at Stephenson's depot, where it remained until June 27 on guard duty, moving thence to Opequan creek. It was mustered out Aug. 4, 1865. Its original strength was 977; gain by recruits, 5; total, 982. Loss by death, 40; desertion, 84 ; unaccounted for, 1 .

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

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