154th Indiana Infantry Regiment

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154th Indiana Infantry Regiment
Active April 20 – August 4, 1865
Country  United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Size Regiment[note 1]
Engagements American Civil War
Disbanded August 4, 1865
Commanders
Colonel Frank Wilcox[1]
Lieutenant Colonel John P. Gapen[1]
Major John D. Simpson[1]

The 154th Indiana Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment from Indiana that served in the Union Army between April 20 and August 4, 1865, during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The regiment was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, with a strength of 982 men[1] and mustered in on April 20, 1865.[1][2] It left Indiana for Parkersburg, West Virginia on April 28.[1] Between May 2 and 4, the regiment moved to Stevenson's Station, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. They performed duty at Stevenson's Station until June 27, and then at Opequan Creek. On August 4, 1865, the regiment was mustered out.[1][2] During its service the regiment incurred forty fatalities, another eighty-four men deserted and unaccounted for, one man.[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 154th 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 Holloway (2004), pp. 151–152.
  2. ^ a b Dyer (1959), Volume 3. p. 1,158.

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