67th Indiana Infantry Regiment

The 67th Regiment Indiana Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

67th Regiment Indiana Infantry
ActiveAugust 20, 1862 – December 21, 1864
CountryUnited States
AllegianceUnion
BranchInfantry
EngagementsBattle of Munfordville
Yazoo Pass Expedition
Battle of Chickasaw Bayou
Battle of Arkansas Post
Battle of Port Gibson
Battle of Champion Hill
Battle of Big Black River Bridge
Siege of Vicksburg, May 19 & May 22 assaults
Bayou Teche Campaign
Red River Campaign
Battle of Sabine Crossroads
Siege of Fort Gaines
Siege of Fort Morgan

ServiceEdit

The 67th Indiana Infantry was organized at Madison, Indiana and mustered in for a three-year enlistment on August 20, 1862, under the command of Colonel Frank Emerson.

The regiment was attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Kentucky, Department of the Ohio. 1st Brigade, 10th Division, Right Wing, XIII Corps, Department of the Tennessee, December 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January 1863. 1st Brigade, 10th Division, XIII Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, XIII Corps, Department of the Gulf, to June 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, XIX Corps, Department of the Gulf, to December 1864. 2nd Brigade, Reserve Division, Military Division West Mississippi, December 1864.

The 67th Indiana Infantry ceased to exist on December 21, 1864, when it was consolidated with the 24th Indiana Infantry.

CasualtiesEdit

The regiment lost a total of 249 men during service; 1 officer and 52 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 2 officers and 194 enlisted men died of disease.

CommandersEdit

  • Colonel Frank Emerson
  • Lieutenant Colonel Theodore E. Buehler - commanded at the battle of Champion Hill and during the siege of Vicksburg

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Benton, Richard J. Echoes of the 67th (Las Vegas, NV: Paper Tigers Pub.), 2002. ISBN 0-9719339-0-1
  • Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
  • McMillan, William A. Campaigning With the 67th Indiana 1864: An Annotated Diary of Service in the Department of the Gulf (New York: iUniverse), 2006. ISBN 0-595-67779-7
  • Scott, Reuben B. The History of the 67th Regiment Indiana Infantry Volunteers, War of the Rebellion (Bedford, IN: Herald Book and Job Print.), 1892.
  • Woodworth, Steven E. (ed.). The Musick of the Mocking Birds, the Roar of the Cannon: The Civil War Diary and Letters of William Winters (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press), 1998. ISBN 0-8032-4773-7
Attribution
  •   This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.

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