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