20th Indiana Infantry Regiment
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|20th Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry|
Flag of the United States, 1865-1867
|Active||July 22, 1861 to July 12, 1865|
Battle of Second Bull Run
Battle of Chantilly
Battle of Chancellorsville
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Spotsylvania
Battle of Cold Harbor
Siege of Petersburg
- The 20th Indiana Volunteer Infantry was organized at Lafayette, Indiana on July 22, 1861.
- Peninsular Campaign
- Battle of Second Bull Run
- Battle of Chantilly
- Battle of Chancellorsville
- Battle of Gettysburg
- Battle of Spotsylvania
- Battle of Cold Harbor
- Siege of Petersburg
- The regiment mustered out of service on July 12, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment lost 15 officers and 186 enlisted men killed in action or died of wounds and 113 enlisted men men who died of disease, for a total of 314 fatalities.
- Colonel William L. Brown (killed at Second Bull Run)
- Colonel John Wheeler (killed at Gettysburg)
- Colonel John Van Valkenburg (Colonel, Aug 30, 1862; Commanded 1 Brigade, 1 Division, 3 Army of the Potomac, Jan-Feb 1863.)
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unininf2.htm#20th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
- Hunt, Roger D (2014). Colonels in Blue- Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee: A Civil War Biographical Dictionary. McFarland & Company, Publishers. p. 120. ISBN 978-0-7864-7318-2.
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