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9th Indiana Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
9th 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
9th Indiana Infantry Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume 4, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1866     View Entire Book
9th Indiana Infantry Reorganized 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
9th Indiana Infantry Reorganized Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume 4, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1866     View Entire Book

Regimental History
Ninth Indiana Infantry. — Cols., Robert H. Milroy, Gideon C. Moody, William H. Blake, Isaac C. B. Suman; Lieut. -Cols., David M. Dunn, Gideon C. Moody, William H. Blake, Isaac C. B. Suman, William P. Laselle; Majs., Daniel J. Woodward, William H. Blake, John B. Milroy. William P. Laselle, George H. Carter, James D. Braden. This regiment was organized at Indianapolis in April, 1861, for the three months' service, and was mustered in on April 25. It left the state May 25, being the first organization to go from Indiana to western Virginia. Reaching Grafton, June 1, it marched to Philippi, where it took part in the engagement of June 3. It was assigned to Gen. Morris' brigade and participated in the marches and skirmishes of that command, being engaged at Laurel hill and Carrick's ford. It was mustered out at Indianapolis, Aug. 2, 1861. Its original strength was 786; it lost 5 by death and by desertion 3. The regiment was reorganized at Laporte in Aug., 1861, and was mustered in Sept. 5, for three years. It left the state soon afterward for western Virginia, went into quarters at Cheat mountain, and was engaged at Green river and camp Alleghany. On Jan. 9, 1862, it marched to Fetterman, was transferred to Buell's army on Feb. 19 and sent to Nashville, where it was assigned to Nelson's division, with which it participated in the second day's battle of Shiloh. It was in the siege and capture of Corinth; joined in the pursuit of the enemy to Booneville; marched to Nashville by way of Athens and Murfreesboro ; then moved to Bowling Green, Ky. ; back to Nashville ; thence to Louisville ; joined in pursuit of Bragg's army to the Wild Cat mountains; was engaged at Perryville, Danville and Wild Cat mountain; and fought at Stone's river. In 1863 it marched to Chattanooga, was in the battles of Chickamauga, Lookout mountain and Missionary ridge, then marched to Bridgeport, Ala., and thence to Whiteside, Tenn., where it reenlisted as a veteran organization, Dec. 12. It was furlonghed home in Jan., 1864, and rejoined its command at Cleveland, Tenn., late in February. It participated in the Atlanta campaign, being engaged at Taylor's ridge and Buzzard Roost, Resaca, Cassville, Dallas, New Hope Church, Kennesaw mountain, Marietta, Peachtree creek, the investment of Atlanta, Jonesboro, and Lovejoy's Station. It joined in pursuit of Hood's army to Athens, Ala., and then moved to Pulaski, Tenn., reaching there Nov. 1, 1864. It was in the action at Columbia; in the heavy skirmishing on the route to Franklin; in the battle at that place Nov. 30; participated in the battle of Nashville ; joined in the pursuit of Hood as far as Huntsville, Ala. ; was in camp there from Jan. 6 to Mar. 13, 1865, and moved to Nashville about May 25. It was sent to Louisiana and Texas, as part of Sheridan's army of occupation and was mustered out Sept. 28, 1865. Its original strength was 1,057; it gained by recruits, 747; reenlistments, 291; unassigned recruits, 46; total, 2,141. Loss by death, 351 ; desertion, 125 ; unaccounted for, 18.

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

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