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24th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

Organized at Vincennes, Ind., and mustered in July 31, 1861. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., August 19. Moved to Jefferson City. Mo., September 14; thence to Syracuse and to Georgetown. Attached to Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. Helena, Ark., District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Missouri, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Reserve Corps, Military Division, West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865. Dept. of Texas to November, 1865.

Expedition to Big Springs, Mo., September 7, 1861. Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., September 27-November 2. Duty at Tipton till December. Expedition to Milford, Mo., December 15-19. Shawnee Mound (or Milford) December 18. Camp near Otterville till February 7, 1862. Moved to Jefferson City February 7-10, thence to St. Louis, Mo., Paducah, Ky., and Fort Henry, Tenn., February 15-17. Duty at Fort Henry till March. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Expedition toward Purdy and operations about Crump's Landing March 9-14. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Memphis, Tenn., June 3-20. Expedition up White River, Ark., June 26-July 14. Grand Prairie July 6-7. Near Duvall's Bluff July 7. Aberdeen July 9. Moved to Helena, Ark., July 14, and duty there till April, 1863. Expedition to Clarendon August 4-17, 1862. Expedition to Arkansas Post November 16-21, 1862. Expedition to Grenada, Miss., November 27-December 5. Mitchell's Cross Roads December 1. Expedition to White River and Duvall's Bluff January 13-19, 1863. Duvall's Bluff, Des Arc, January 16. Occupation of Des Arc January 18. Expedition to St. Francis and Little Rivers March 5-12. Madison March 9. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 14. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Fourteen-Mile Creek May 12-13. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 24. Advance on Jackson July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 5. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwlck till October. Western Louisiana Campaign Octeber 3-Nocember 30. Opelousas and Berre Landing October 21. Grand Coteau November 3. Moved to New Orleans December 17, and duty at Algiers till January, 1864. Re-enlisted January 1, 1864. Duty at various points in Louisiana till January, 1865. Moved to Pensacola, Fla. January 31, and duty there till March 14. Moved to Barrancas, Fla., thence march through Florida and Southern Alabama to Blakely, Ala., March 20-April 1. Occupation of Pollard March 26. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely April 1-9. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. March to Selma April 13-22, and duty there till June. Ordered to Galveston, Tex., and duty there till November. Old members mustered out July 19, 1865. Regiment mustered out November 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 80 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 204 Enlisted men by disease. Total 295.

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