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89th Indiana Regiment Infantry - Regiment History

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89th Infantry - Company D Muster Roll
89th Infantry - Company F Muster Roll
89th Infantry - Company G Muster Roll

Basic History

  • Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in August 28, 1862.
  • Left State for Louisville, Ky., thence moved to Munfordsville, Ky., September 2.
  • Siege of Munfordsville September 14-17.
  • Regiment captured September 17 and paroled. March to Brandenburg, thence to Jeffersonville, Ind.
  • Duty at Indianapolis, Ind., saw June 27.
  • Ruff's Station July 4.
  • Chattahoochie December 5-8.
  • Attached to District of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to March, 1863.
  • 1st Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864.
  • 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864.
  • 1st Brigade, 2nd Division (Detachment), Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865.
  • 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865.

    Detailed Service

    1863

    • Guard and fatigue duty at Fort Pickering, Memphis, Tenn., December 21, 1862, to October 18, 1863.
    • Expedition to Hernando, Miss., August 16-20, 1863.
    • Garrison and picket duty at Memphis, Tenn., till January 26, 1864.
    • Expedition after Forest December 24-31, 1863. Lafayette and Grierson's Bridge December 27 (Detachment). Moscow December 27 (Detachment).

    1864

    • Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., January 26-31, 1864.
    • Big Black River February 2. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Queen Hill February 4. Meridian February 14-15. Decatur February 22.
    • Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort DeRussy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Henderson's Hill March 21. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. Fort Bisland April 12. Natchitoches April 20-21. At Alexandria April 26 May 13. Bayou LaMouri May 7. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18.
    • Moved to Vicksburg May 20-24, and to Memphis, Tenn., June 4-9. Old River Lake or Lake Chicot, Ark., June 6.
    • Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15.
    • Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Moved to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., September 8-19. Expedition to DeSoto September 20-October 1.
    • March through Missouri in pursuit of Price October 2-November 19. Greenton November 1. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 25-December 1. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28.

    1865

    • Moved to Eastport, Miss., January 1, 1865, and duty there till February 9.
    • Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La.,February 9-21.
    • Campaign against Mobile and its defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 9. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12.
    • March to Montgomery April 13-27, and duty there till June 1.
    • Moved to Mobile June 1 and duty there till July 19.
    • Mustered out July 19, 1865.

    Losses

    Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 55 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 188 Enlisted men by disease. Total 252.

  • Monument at Crown Point Cemetery
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