Monday, December 24, 2018

9th Indiana Cavalry

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., December 7, 1863, to March 29. 1864. Left State for Pulaski, Tenn., May 3, 1864. Attached to District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Wilson's Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to March, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi to August, 1865.

SERVICE. — Post duty at Pulaski, Tenn., till November 23, 1864. Actions at Florence, Ala., September 1 and 12. Elk River September 2. Lynnville September 4. Sulphur Branch Trestle September 25. Richland Creek, near Pulaski, September 26. Pulaski September 26-27. Nashville Campaign November-December. Owen's Cross Roads December 1. Franklin December 10. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. West Harpeth River and Hollow Tree Gap December 17. Franklin December 17. Lynnville December 23. Anthony's Hill, Pulaski, December 25. Sugar Creek December 25-26. At Gravelly Springs January 16 to February 6. 1865. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss.; thence to New Orleans, La., February 6-March 10, Return to Vicksburg, Miss., and duty there March 25 to May 3. Expedition from Rodney to Port Gibson May 3-6. Garrison duty at various points in Mississippi May 3 to August 22. Mustered out August 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 28 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 204 Enlisted men by disease. Total 236.

SOURCE: Frederick H. Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, p. 1109

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