17th Indiana Infantry Regiment

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17th Indiana Infantry Regiment
US flag 36 stars.svg
Active June 12, 1861 – August 1865
Country United States of America
Allegiance Union Army
Branch Army
Type Infantry
Engagements American Civil War
Commanders
Colonel of
the Regiment
Milo S. Hascall
John T. Wilder

The 17th Indiana Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It served in West Virginia before being transferred to the Western Theater.

The 17th Indiana was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, and mustered in June 12, 1861. It left the state for Parkersburg, West Virginia, on July 1, 1861, and was subsequently attached to the District of the Kanawha until September, 1861. Cheat Mountain District, W. Va., to November, 1861. Governor Oliver P. Morton appointed John T. Wilder as the lieutenant colonel of the 17th Indiana Infantry Regiment three months after the regiment was organized. On March 2, 1862, Wilder became the regiment's colonel, replacing Milo Hascall, who became a general.

15th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to January, 1862. 15th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Ohio, January, 1862. 15th Brigade, 6th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 15th Brigade, 6th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division (Center), 14th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 14th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. Wilder's Mounted Brigade, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, November, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Wilson's Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to August, 1865.[1]

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  • Dyer's Compendium of the Civil War

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