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in the American Civil War
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
Indiana Infantry Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the
State of Indiana, Volume 6, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1866 View Entire Book
|Sixty-seventh Indiana Infantry. Col., Frank Emerson; Lieut.
-Cols., Theodore E. Berchler, Francis A. Sears; Majs., Augustus H. Abbett, Francis A.
Sears. This regiment was organized at Madison and was mustered in Aug. 20, 1862. It moved
at once into Kentucky, participated in the engagement at Munfordville in September, where
it was compelled to surrender to Bragg's forces, losing 43 in killed and wounded. It was
paroled, was exchanged in December, then proceeded to Memphis and was in the assault on
Arkansas Post, being in the victorious charge that carried the works. It moved to Young's
point for the Vicksburg campaign, was attached to the 13th corps, was engaged in the
battles of Port Gibson, Champion's hill, Black River bridge, and in the investment and
capture of Vicksburg. It was prominently engaged in the siege of Jackson; was then
transferred to the Department of the Gulf; took part in the Teche expedition, being in
action at Grand Coteau, where 200 of the regiment were captured. It was ordered to Texas
in Jan., 1864, and remained there until March. Returning to New Orleans, it joined the Red
River expedition, participated at Sabine cross-roads, Cane river and Alexandria with heavy
losses. It was sent on the expedition against Forts Gaines and Morgan at the entrance of
the Mobile bay, and took part in the siege which resulted in their capture. It encamped at
Morganza, La., during the winter and took part in two small expeditions. The 67th was
consolidated with the 24th Ind. on Dec. 21, 1864, the consolidation being designated the
24th, which served in the campaign against Mobile, afterward moving to Texas. All the
original members of the 67th were mustered out July 19, 1865, and a few recruits remained
at Galveston with the 24th until that regiment was mustered out. The original strength of
the 67th was 984; gain by recruits, 56; total, 1,040. Loss by death, 161 ; desertion, 43;
unaccounted for, 216.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3