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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-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