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5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., August 22 to October 30, 1862. Companies "C" and "F" at Carrollton, Ky. Company "I" at Rising Sun, Ind. Companies "A" and "G" at Newburg, Ind. Company "B" at Rockport, Ind. Companies "D" and "L" at Manckport, Ind. Companies "E" and "H" at Cannellton, Ind. Company "K" at Mt. Vernon, Ind., and Company "M" at Evansville, Ind., December, 1862, to February, 1863. Regiment moved to Louisville, Ky., February 28, 1863; thence Glasgow, Ky., March 4-11. (Cos. "C," "F,and "I" moved to Louisville, Ky., December, 1862; thence to Munfordsvllle, Ky., and joined Regiment at Glasgow, Ky., March, 1863.) Attached to District of Western Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to October, 1863. 4th Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to November, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, 23rd Army Corps, to July, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1864. Dismounted Cavalry Brigade, Cavalry Division 23rd Army Corps, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, 23rd Army Corps, to September, 1864. Louisville, Ky., to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 6th Division, Wilson's Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to June, 1865.

Operations against Morgan in Kentucky December 22, 1862, to January 2, 1863 (Cos. "C," "F," "I"). Action Burkesville Road, near Green's Chapel, December 25, 1862 (Cos. "C," "F," "I"). Scout duty from Glasgow, Ky., toward the Cumberland River till April 17, 1863. Expedition to the Cumberland River April 18-22. Skirmish at Cumberland River April 18. Celina April 19. Scoutlng in the vicinity of Glasgow till June 22. Marrow Bone Creek, Tenn., May 18. Near Edmonton, Ky., June 7. Expedition from Glasgow to Burkesvllle and Tennessee State line June 8-10. Kettle Creek June 9. Moved to Tompklnsville June 22. Pursuit of Morgan July 4-26. Buffington Island, Ohio, July 19. March from Louisville to Glasgow July 27-August 8. Burnslde's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. Occupation of Knoxville, Tenn., September 2. Rheatown September 12. Kingsport September 18. Bristol, Va., September 19. Zollicoffer September 20-21. Jonesboro September 21. Hall's Ford, Watauga River, September 22. Carter's Depot and Blountsvllle September 22. Blue Springs October 10. Henderson's Mill October 11. Rheatown October 11. Blountsville October 14. Bristol October 15. Warm Springs October 20 and 26. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Siege ot Knoxville November 17-December 5. Log Mountain December 3. Walker's Ford, Clinch River, December 5. Bean's Station December 14. Blain's Cross Roads December 16-19. Clinch River December 21. Morristown Road January 16, 1864. Kimbrough's Mills January 16. Operations about Dandridge January 16-17 and January 26-28. Near Fair Garden January 27. March to Knoxville, thence to Cumberland Gap January 29-February 10. March to Mt. Sterling, Ky., February 17-26. Duty at Mt. Sterling, Paris and Nicholasville, Ky., till May 1. March to Tunnel Hill, Ga., May 1-12. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Varnell's Station May 7 and 9. Demonstration on Dalton May 9-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cassville May 19. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Mt. Zion Church May 27-28. Stoneman's Hill May 29. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Allatoona June 23-25 and 30. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Mitchell's Cross Roads July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Campbellton July 10. Marietta July 19. Stoneman's Raid to Macon July 27-August 6. Clinton and Macon July 30. Sunshine Church, Hillsboro, July 30-31 (most of Regiment captured). Dismounted men on guard duty at Decatur and Atlanta till September 13. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., and guard duty there till January, 1865. March to Pulaski, Tenn., January 17-February 12. Post duty at Pulaski and operations against guerrillas in that vicinity till June. Expedition from Pulaski to New Market, Ala., May 5-13. Mustered out June 16, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 188 Enlisted men by disease. Total 230.

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