The Civil War in the East

16th Indiana Infantry Regiment

The 16th Indiana Infantry Regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed and 15 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. After the regiment mustered out another 16th Indiana Regiment was formed for three years service, assigned to the Western Theater.




Organized at Richmond, Ind., for one year of service

July 23

Transferred to United States service and left State for Baltimore, Md.

July 28

Moved to Sandy Hook, Md. and duty at Pleasant Valley, Md. Attached to Abercrombie's Brigade, Dept. of the Shenandoah

August 17

At Darnestown

October 21-24

Operations about Ball's Bluff; Attached to Abercrombie's Brigade, Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac

October 22

Action at Goose Creek and near Edward's Ferry


Camp at Seneca Creek

December 2

At Frederick City


February 27

Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

March 1

To Charleston. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps

March 10-12

March to Winchester

March 27

At Strasburg and operations in the Shenandoah Valley

April 2

Duty at Warrenton, Va. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah

April 7

Reconnaissance to the Rappahannock River

May 12

Ordered to Washington, D.C.

May 14

Mustered out

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