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11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry

Organized at Lafayette, Kokomo and Indianapolis, Ind., November 10, 1863, to April 2, 1864. Left State for Nashville, Tenn., May 1, 1864. Attached to District of Northern Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to May, 1865. District of Kansas, Dept. of Missouri, to September, 1865.

Duty at Nashville, Tenn., May 7 to June 1, 1864. Guard duty along line of Memphis & Charleston R. R. in Alabama. Headquarters at Larkinsville, Ala., till October 16. Defence of Huntsville, Ala., against Buford's attack September 30-October 1. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., October 16. Siege of Decatur, Ala., October 26-29 (Detachment). Nashville Campaign November-December. On line of Shoal Creek November 16-20. Near Maysville and near New Market November 17 (Detachment). In front of Columbia November 24-27. Crossing of Duck River November 28. Battle of Franklin November 30. Near Paint Rock Bridge, Ala., December 7 (Detachment). Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. West Harpeth River December 17. Richland Creek December 24. Pulaski December 25-26. Hillsboro, Ala., December 29 (Detachment). Near Leighton, Ala., December 30 (Detachment). Duty at Gravelly Springs, Ala., January 7 to February 7, 1865, and at Eastport, Miss., till May 12. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., May 12-17; to Rolla, Mo., June 20-26, and to Fort Riley, Kansas, June 29-July 8. Moved to Council Grove and assigned to duty along Santa Fe route across the plains, Headquarters at Cottonwood Crossing till September 1. March to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, September 1-11, and there mustered out September 19, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 160 Enlisted men by disease. Total 174.

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