Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., for one year's State service May 11, 1861. Moved to Evansville, Ind., June 11. Transferred to U. S. service July 18, 1861. Left State for Baltimore, Md., July 23; thence moved to Sandy Hook, Md., July 28. Attached to Abercrombie's Brigade, Banks' Dept. of the Shenandoah, to October, 1861. Abercrombie's Brigade, Bank's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Williams' 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862, and Dept. of the Shenandoah to May, 1862.
Duty at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., Williamsport and Sharpsburg, Md., till March, 1862. Advance on Winchester, Va., March 1-12. Skirmish at Stephenson's Station, near Winchester, March 11. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley till April. Duty at Warrenton Junction, Va., April 3-May 5. Reconnoissance to Rappahannock River and skirmish at Rappahannock Crossing April 18. March to Washington, D. C., May 5, and mustered out May 14, 1862. Expiration of term. Regiment lost during service 24 Enlisted men by disease.