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37th Indiana Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
37th Indiana Infantry Officer Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume 2, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1865 View Entire Book
37th Indiana Infantry Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume 5, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1866 View Entire Book
37th Indiana Infantry Reorganized Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume 5, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1866 View Entire Book

Regimental History
Thirty-seventh Indiana Infantry. — Cols., George E. Hazzard, Carter Gazlay, James S. Hull; Lieut. -Cols., Carter Gazlay, James S. Hull, William D. Ward; Majs., James S. Hull, William D. Ward, Thomas V. Kimble. This regiment was organized at Lawrenceburg, and was mustered in Sept. 18, 1861. It left the state in October, going to the mouth of Salt river, Ky., and proceeded via Bowling Green to Nashville. In May, 1862, it moved to Murfreesboro, thence to Fayetteville, Tenn., then to Huntsville, Tuscumbia and Athens, Ala., and thence to Chattanooga and Stevenson for railroad guard duty. It was at Nashville during the Buell and Bragg campaign in Kentucky; was engaged at Stone's river losing 25 killed and 106 wounded; remained at Murfreesboro until the movement was made for Chattanooga, and then participated in that campaign. It was engaged at Dug gap and at Chickamauga and then remained at Chattanooga until the spring of 1864. Cos. A, B, C, D and I reenlisted and were furloughed home, rejoining the regiment at Graysville, Ga. The regiment was in the Atlanta campaign, being engaged at Resaca, Dallas, where its loss was heavy, Kennesaw Mountain, Chattahoochee river, and Peachtree creek. It was also in the siege of Atlanta and after the occupation of that city the non-veterans were ordered to Indiana, where they were mustered out on Oct. 27, 1864. The five companies of veterans and recruits were consolidated into two maximum companies, known as A and B, detachment of the 37th regiment, and accompanied Sherman's army through the Savannah and Carolina campaigns, being engaged in a number of skirmishes. After Johnston's surrender the detachment moved to Washington, and from there was transferred to Louisville, where it was mustered out July 25, 1865. The original strength of the regiment was 990. Gain by recruits, 117; reenlistments, 193; total, 1,300. Loss by death, 208; desertion, 18; unaccounted for, 2. Strength of the detachment, 167; gain by recruits, 380; total, 547. Loss by death, 10; unaccounted for, 329.

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

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