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48th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

Organized at Goshen, Ind., December 5, 1861, to January 28, 1862. Left State for Paducah, Ky., February 1, 1862. Attached to District of Paducah, Ky., to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

Duty at Paducah, Ky., till May, 1862. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Siege of Corinth, Miss., May 13-30. Pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Duty at Clear Creek till August 6, and at Jacinto till September 7. Battle of Iuka, Miss., September 19. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad November, 1862, to January, 1863. Reconnoissance from Lagrange November 8-9, 1862. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 10, 1863, and duty there till February. Expedition to Yazoo Pass by Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Coldwater and Tallahatchie Rivers February 24-April 8. Operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 13. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1 (Reserve). Jones' Cross Roads and Willow Springs May 3. Forty Hills and Hankinson's Ferry May 3-4. Battle of Raymond May 12. Jackson May 14. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Duty at Vicksburg till September 13. Moved to Helena, Ark., thence to Memphis, Tenn., and march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 13-November 20. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. Duty at Huntsville, Ala., till June, 1864. Re-enlisted at Huntsville January, 1864, and Veterans on furlough February and March. Duty at Cartersville, Ga., protecting Railroad till October. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S. C., February 2-5, 1865. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 16-17. West's Cross Roads February 25. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., 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 his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June, and there mustered out July 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 88 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 175 Enlisted men by disease. Total 267.

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