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54th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

Regiment organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in November 16, 1862. Left State for Memphis, Tenn., December 9, 1862. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 9th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to September, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1863.

Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28, 1862. Chickasaw Bluff December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 15. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., March 8. Operations from Milliken's Bend to New Carthage March 31-April 17. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Garrison at Raymond and escorting prisoners to Yazoo River May 12 to June 3. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Near Clinton July 8. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans August 13. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick till October. Western Louisiana, "Teche" Campaign, October 3-November 30. Moved to New Orleans December 1. Mustered out December 8, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 44 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 222 Enlisted men by disease. Total 270.
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