146th Indiana Infantry Regiment

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146th Indiana Infantry Regiment
Active March 9–August 31, 1865
Country  United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Size Regiment[note 1]
Engagements American Civil War
Disbanded August 31, 1865
Commanders
Colonel Merit C. Welch[1]
Lieutenant Colonel Theophilus W. Morrison[1]
Major Thomas P. Spillman[1]

The 146th Indiana Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment from Indiana that served in the Union Army between March 9 and August 31, 1865, during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The regiment was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, with a strength of 979 men[1] and mustered in on March 9, 1865.[1][2] It left Indiana for Harper's Ferry, West Virgina on March 11. It was then attached to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah. It saw duty at Charleston and Summit Point, West Virginia and also at Winchester, Stevenson's Depot, Jordan Springs, Virginia, until July 27.[1][2]

It was then ordered to Baltimore, Maryland, where it was assigned to duty in the Military district of Delaware.[1][2] One company was detached for duty at each of the following: Hicks' general hospital, Baltimore. Havre de Grace, Dover. Wilmington, Delaware. Salisbury and Eastern Maryland.[1] The regiment was mustered out on August 31, 1865.[1][2] During its service the regiment incurred twenty-nine fatalities, another thirty deserted and seven unaccounted for.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ According to W.H.H. Terrell (1867), The Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana. Containing Rosters for the Years 1861–1865, Volume 7, the 146th Indiana Infantry Regiment was composed of ten companies. Companies "A" to "I" and "K".

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Holloway (2004), p. 149.
  2. ^ a b c d Dyer (1959), Volume 3. p. 1,157.

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