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The 63rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 3 officers and 53 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 130 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

February 21 Organized at Lafayette, Ind., as a Battalion of 4 Companies, A, B, C, D
March – April Duty as prison guard at Lafayette and at Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Ind.
May 27 Left State for Washington, D.C. Attached to Sturgis’ Command, Defenses of Washington for duty in the defenses of Washington, D. C.
August Attached to Piatt’s Brigade, Army of the Potomac
August 16-September 2 Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia
October 3 Ordered to Indianapolis, Ind.,
October-December Completing organization of Regiment and prison guard at Camp Morton and Indianapolis
December 25 Ordered to Shepherdsville, Ky. for guard duty along Louisville & Nashville Railroad. Attached to Railroad Guard, District of Western Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio
January 16 At Camp Nelson, Ky.
July 2 Operations against Morgan attached to 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio
July 8 Cummings Ferry
August New Haven, Ky., atatched to 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps
October Attached to District South Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps
February 25-
March 15
March over mountains to Knoxville, Tenn. Attached to District Southwest Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps
April 1 Moved to Mossy Creek and to Bull’s Gap
April 23-28 Expedition toward Jonesboro and destruction of Tennessee & Virginia Railroad attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps
May 1 to September 8 Atlanta Campaign
May 8-13 Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton
May 14-15 Battle of Resaca
May 20 Cartersville
May 25-June 5 Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills
June 10-July 2 Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain
June 15-17 Lost Mountain
June 17 Muddy Creek
June 19 Noyes Creek
June 22 Cheyney’s Farm
June 26-27 Olley’s Farm
June 27 Assault on Kenesaw
July 2-5 Nickajack Creek
July 3-4 Ruff’s Mills
July 5-17 Chattahoochie River
July 8 Isham’s Ford
July 22-August 25 Siege of Atlanta
August 5-7 Utoy Creek
August Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio
August 25-30 Flank movement on Jonesboro
August 31-September 1 Battle of Jonesboro
September 2-6 Lovejoy Station
October 3-26 Pursuit of Hood into Alabama
November-December Nashville Campaign
November 24-27 Columbia, Duck River
November 29 Columbia Ford
November 30 Battle of Franklin
December 15-16 Battle of Nashville
December 17-28 Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River
January At Clifton, Tenn.
January 16 – February 9 Movement to Washington, D.C., then to Fort Fisher, N. C.
February 12-14 Operations against Hoke. Attached to Dept. of North Carolina
February 18-19 Fort Anderson
February 19-20 Town Creek
February 22 Capture of Wilmington
March 1-April 26 Campaign of the Carolinas
March 6-21 Advance on Goldsboro
March 24 Occupation of Goldsboro
March 31 Gulley’s
April 10-14 Advance on Raleigh
April 14 Occupation of Raleigh
April 26 Bennett’s House. Surrender of Johnston and his army.
April 27 At Raleigh
May 3 Companies A, B, C and D mustered out
May 5 At Greensboro
June 21 Regiment mustered out