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The Resource Historical sketch and roster of Indiana 26th Infantry Regiment, by John C. Rigdon

Historical sketch and roster of Indiana 26th Infantry Regiment, by John C. Rigdon

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Historical sketch and roster of Indiana 26th Infantry Regiment
Title
Historical sketch and roster of Indiana 26th Infantry Regiment
Statement of responsibility
by John C. Rigdon
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"The Indiana 26th Infantry Regiment was organized at Indianapolis and was mustered in Aug. 31, 1861. It left the state Sept. 7, and reported at St. Louis, where it joined Fremont's forces in the campaign to Springfield. It returned to Sedalia and engaged in railroad guard duty until July, 1862, when it moved with the army into southern Missouri, engaging in the battles at Newtonia, Prairie Grove, Ark., and Van Buren.The 26th was then engaged in the siege of Vicksburg, Afterwards, it went up the Yazoo river in July, recaptured Yazoo City, was stationed at Port Hudson after its surrender, and subsequently at Carrolton, La. The regiment was engaged at Stirling's Plantation, near Morganza, where it was defeated and had almost half its force captured, the prisoners being taken to Tyler, Tex., and held for many months.regiment reenlisted Feb. 1, 1864, and was on a furlough during April. It returned to the field in Louisiana on June 1, and was assigned to garrison duty at Fort Butler, where it remained until the spring of 1865. On Feb. 18, 1865, the recruits of the 60th regiment were transferred to the 26th, and the regiment was ordered to Mobile in March as part of the 16th corps, participating in the siege and assault upon Spanish Fort. Upon the occupation of Mobile after its surrender, the regiment was assigned to duty in the city, but was subsequently moved to Meridian, Miss., and thence to Macon".--Back cover
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IMR
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Rigdon, John C.,
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Regimental histories
  • United States
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Indiana
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Historical sketch and roster of Indiana 26th Infantry Regiment, by John C. Rigdon
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20849530
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
1 volume (various paging)
Isbn
9781523646326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
black and white illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949729478
  • (OCoLC)949729478
Label
Historical sketch and roster of Indiana 26th Infantry Regiment, by John C. Rigdon
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20849530
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
1 volume (various paging)
Isbn
9781523646326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
black and white illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949729478
  • (OCoLC)949729478

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