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37th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

Organized at Lawrenceburg, Ind., and mustered in September 18, 1861. Ordered to Kentucky October, and duty at mouth of Salt River and at Bacon Creek till February, 1862. Attached to 8th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, October to December, 1861. 8th Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Ohio, to July, 1862. Unattached, Army of the Ohio, Railroad Guard to September, 1862. 7th Brigade, 8th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn., February 10-25, 1862. Moved to Murfreesboro March 18. Reconnoissance to Shelbyville, Tullahoma and McMinnville March 25-28. Moved to Fayetteville April 7. Expedition to Huntsville, Ala., April 10-11. Capture of Huntsville April 11. Advance on and capture of Decatur April 11-14. Guard duty on Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad till August. Elkins' Station, near Athens May 9 (Co. "E"). Moved to Nashville August 29-September 2, and duty there till December 26. Siege of Nashville September 12-November 7. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro till June. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Davis Cross Roads or Dug Gap September 11. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Rossville Gap September 21. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Lookout Mountain November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Duty at Rossville, Ga., and Chattanooga, Tenn., till May, 1864. Mulberry Village December 23, 1863 (Detachment). Scout from Chattanooga to Harrison and Ooltewah January 21, 1864 (Detachment). Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Pickett's Mill May 27. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Huff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Non-Veterans mustered out October 27, 1864. Veterans and Recruits consolidated to a Battalion of two Companies. Near Sandersville November 26. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and has army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June, and there mustered out July 25, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 80 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 140 Enlisted men by disease. Total 226.

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