United States Regiments & Batteries > Indiana

The 12th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 24 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. After the regiment mustered out another 12th Indiana Regiment was formed for three years service, serving entirely in the Western Theater.

May 11 Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., for one year of State service
June 11 Moved to Evansville, Ind.
July 18 Transferred to U.S. service
July 23 Left State for Baltimore, Md.
July 28 Moved to Sandy Hook, Md. Attached to Abercrombie’s Brigade, Banks’ Dept. of the Shenandoah. Duty at Harper’s Ferry, W. Va., Williamsport and Sharpsburg, Md.
October Attached to Abercrombie’s Brigade, Bank’s Division, Army of the Potomac
March 1-12 Advance on Winchester, Va. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Williams’ 1st Division, Banks’ 5th Army Corps
March 11 Skirmish at Stephenson’s Station, near Winchester
March – April Operations in the Shenandoah Valley. Attached to Dept. of the Shenandoah
April 3-May 5 Duty at Warrenton Junction, Va.
April 18 Reconnaissance to Rappahannock River and skirmish at Rappahannock Crossing
May 5 March to Washington, D.C.
May 14 Mustered out