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155th Indiana Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
155th 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
155th 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-fifth Indiana Infantry. — Col., John M. Wilson; Lieut. Col., John D. McKahin; Maj., John C. Scantling. The 155th was composed of companies recruited in the 9th, 10th and 11th districts, and organized at Indianapolis in April, 1865. It was mustered in April 18 and left the state on the 26th, proceeding to Washington, D. C. It was sent to Alexandria, Va., where it was assigned to duty with the provisional brigade, 3d division, 9th corps. It was transferred May 3, to Dover, Del., at which place companies were detached and sent to Centerville and Wilmington, Del., and Salisbury, Md. The regiment was brought together again at Dover and mustered out Aug. 4, 1865. The original strength was 941; gain by recruits, 72; total, 1,013. Loss by death, 15; desertion, 68; unaccounted for, 7.

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

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