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91st Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry

 

The following is the military itinerary of William Williamsí combat service during the Civil War.

Attachments:

Organized as a Battalion of seven Companies at Evansville, Ind.

Mustered in October 1, 1862.

Left State for Henderson, Ky., October 10.

Attached to District of Western Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio to June 1863.

1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army Ohio, to August, 1863.

Russellville, Ky. 1st Division, 23rd Corps, to October, 1863.

District of Southwest Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, October, 1863.

District of Somerset, Ky., 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to January, 1864.

District of the Clinch, Dept. of the Ohio, to April, 1864.

1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to June, 1864.

1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1864.

3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army Ohio, to February, 1865.

Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1865.

Service action:

Duty at Henderson, Madisonville and Smithlands, Ky., till June, 1863.

Pursuit of Morgan to Burkesville June 15 - 23. (Cos. "H," "G" and "K" organized September, 1863.)

Duty at Russellville till September 25. (Cos. "G," "H" and "K" joined at Russellville.)

Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., September 25.

Duty at Nashville, Tenn., Camp Nelson, Ky., and Camp Burnside, Ky., till January, 1864.

At Cumberland Gap January to May, 1864.

Wyerman's Mills February 22, 1864. (Co. "A").

Cumberland Gap February 22 (Detachment).

March to Kingston, Ga., May 17 - June 3, thence to Ackworth, Ga.

Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 8 - September 8.

Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10 - July 2.

Lost Mountain June 15 - 17.

Muddy Creek June 17.

Noyes Creek June 19.

Kolb's Farm June 22.

Assault on Kenesaw June 27.

Chattahoochie River July 3 - 17.

Decatur July 19.

Howard House July 20.

Siege of Atlanta July 22 - August 25.

October 27 to December 5. Moved to Memphis, Tenn.,

Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25 - 30.

Battle of Jonesboro, August 31 - Sept.1.

Lovejoy Station September 2-6.

Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29 - November 3.

Nashville Campaign November - December.

Columbia, Duck River, November 24 - 27.

Spring Hill November 29.

Battle of Franklin November 30.

Battle of Nashville December 15 - 16.

Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17 - 23.

Duty at Clifton, Tenn., till January 16, 1865.

Movement to Washington, D.C., thence to Fort Fisher, N.C., January 16 - February 9.

Operations against Hoke February 11 - 14.

Fort Anderson February 18 - 19.

Town Creek February 19 - 20.

Capture of Wilmington February 22.

Campaign of the Carolinas March 1 - April 26.

Advance on Goldsboro March 6 - 21.

Capture of Goldsboro March 21.

Advance on Raleigh April 10 - 14.

Occupation of Raleigh April 14.

Bennett's House April 26.

Surrender of Johnston and his army.

Duty at Raleigh till May.

Salisbury till June 26.

Mustered out June 26, 1865.

Recruits transferred to 120th, 124th, and 128th Regiments, Indiana Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 18 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded.

2 Officers and 114 Enlisted men by disease. Total 136.

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Source: A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer. Copyright, 1908.

 

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