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156th Indiana Battalion
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
156th Indiana Battalion 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
156th Indiana Battalion 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 Hundred and Fifty-sixth Indiana Battalion. — Lieut. -Col., Charles M. Smith. This battalion was composed of five companies, three recruited in the 6th district, and one each in the 4th and 5th. It was organized at Indianapolis in April, 1865, mustered in April 12, and left the state on the 27th for Harper's Ferry, Va. During its term of service it was engaged in the performance of guard duty in the Shenandoah Valley. It was mustered out Aug. 4, 1865. Its original strength was 514; gain by recruits, 17; total, 531. Loss by death, 17; desertion, 54.

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

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