55th Indiana Infantry Regiment
|55th Regiment Indiana Infantry|
|Active||June 16, 1862 to October 23, 1862|
|Engagements||Battle of Richmond|
The regiment was attached to Manson's Brigade, Army of Kentucky, District of Central Kentucky.
The 55th Indiana Infantry mustered out beginning September 6, 1862 through October 23, 1862.
Duty at Camp Morton, Indiana, guarding prisoners until August. Operations against Morgan July 4-28. Ordered to Kentucky, August. Battle of Richmond, Ky., August 30. Mostly captured. Paroled and sent to Indianapolis, Indiana.
The regiment lost a total of 13 men during service; 1 officer and 9 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, and 3 enlisted men died of disease.
- Lieutenant Colonel John R. Mahan - commanded at the battle of Richmond
- Private Ivory Kimball, Company E - primary advocate for the Arlington Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery
- Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.