35th Indiana Infantry Regiment

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35th Regiment Indiana Infantry
Monument commemorating the 35th Indiana
Active 1861 - 1865
Country United States of America
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Type Regiment
Role Infantry
Part of Army of the Ohio, 1862; Army of the Cumberland, 1863-1865 XIV Army Corps,
XXI Army Corps,
IV Army Corps
Nickname(s) "First Irish"
Motto(s) Be just and fear not. (Vaness, Indianapolis Journal December 1861)
Colors Emerald green (with scarlet and gold letters), large eagle with shamrock and harp suspended on a green ribbon from its beak (Vaness, Indianapolis Journal December 1861)
Anniversaries December 11, 1861 (mustering in)
October 23, 1865 (discharge)
Engagements Battle of Stones River
Tullahoma Campaign
Battle of Hoover's Gap
Battle of Chickamauga
First Battle of Chattanooga
Third Battle of Chattanooga
Battle of Ringgold Gap
Atlanta Campaign
Battle of Rocky Face Ridge
Battle of Resaca
Battle of New Hope Church
Battle of Dallas
Battle of Marietta
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Jonesboro
Franklin-Nashville Campaign
Battle of Columbia
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville
Colonel John C. Walker
Colonel Bernard F. Mullen
Colonel Augustus Gabriel de Vivier Tassin
Major John P. Dufficy


The 35th Regiment Indiana Infantry was organized on December 11, 1861, during the American Civil War, and mustered out October 23, 1865. It was known as the First Irish as it was mainly made up Irish Americans.



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Dyer, F.H. 1908. A compendium of the war of the rebellion compiled and arranged from official records of the federal and Confederate armies... The Dyer Publishing Company. Des Moines, Iowa, USA.