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74th Indiana Infantry (USA), US Civil War Project

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74th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Fort Wayne, Ind.. and mustered in August 21, 1862. Moved to Louisville, Ky., August 22, thence to Bowling Green, Ky., and duty there till September 5. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Louisville, Ky., September 5, 1862. (Companies "C" and "K" at siege of Munfordsville, Ky., September 14-17. Captured September 17. Exchanged November 17, and rejoined Regiment at Castillian, Tenn., December 4, 1862.) Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-15. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Gallatin, Tenn.. and duty there and at Castillian till January, 1863. Operations against Morgan December 22, 1862, to January 2. 1863. Boston December 29, 1862. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., January 13, 1863, thence to Murfreesboro, and duty there till June. Expedition toward Columbia March 4-14. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Tullahoma June 29-30. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Before Chattanooga September 22-26. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Ringgold November 26-27. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap, and Rocky Raced Ridge, February 23-25. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. Kingston, Ga., November 8 and 10. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Averysboro March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out at Washington, D.C., June 9, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 86 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 181 Enlisted men by disease. Total 274.

This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 74th Indiana Infantry. See the Related Projects for details.

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