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73rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry

Organized at South Bend, Ind., and mustered in August 16, 1862. Ordered to Lexington, Ky. Evacuation of Lexington August 31. Attached to 20th Brigade, 6th Division, Army of the Ohio, September, 1862. 20th Brigade, 6th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 21st Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1863. Streight's Provisional Brigade. Dept. of the Cumberland, to May, 1863. Prisoners of war to December, 1863. Post and District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, January, 1864. 1st Brigade, Rousseau's 3rd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. District of Northern Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

Pursuit of Bragg to Loudon, Ky., October 1-22, 1862. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 9, and duty there till December 26. 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 April. Reconnoissance to Nolensville and Versailles January 13-15. Streight's Raid to Rome, Ga., April 26-May 3. Day's Gap, Sand Mountain, Crooked Creek and Hog Mountain April 30. East Branch, Black Warrior Creek, May 1. Blount's Farm and Center May 2. Cedar Bluff May 3. Regiment captured. Reorganized and rejoined army at Nashville, Tenn., December, 1863. Guard duty along Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, and picketing Tennessee River from Draper's Ferry to Limestone Point. Headquarters at Triana till September, 1864. Paint Rock Bridge April 8, 1864. Scout from Triana to Somerville July 29 (Detachment). Action at Athens, Ala., October 1-2. Defence of Decatur October 26-29. Duty at Stevenson, Ala., till January, 1865. At Huntsville, Ala., and along Mobile & Charleston Railroad till July. Gurley's Tank February 16, 1865 (Detachment). Mustered out July 1, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 41 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 191 Enlisted men by disease. Total 241.
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