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148th Indiana Infantry Regiment
Country Flag of the United States (1865–1867).svg United States
Branch Infantry
Allegiance Union
Service history
Active February 25–September 5, 1865
Size Regiment[note 1]
Battles American Civil War
Insignia Nicholas R. Ruckle[1]

The 148th Indiana Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment from Indiana that served in the Union Army between February 25 and September 5, 1865, during the American Civil War.


Recruited from the 6th district, the regiment was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, with a strength of 1,027 men[1] and mustered in on February 25, 1865.[1][2] It left Indiana for Nashville, Tennessee, on February 28. The regiment performed guard and garrison duty in the District of Middle Tennessee, Department of the Cumberland, to early September.[2] The regiment was mustered out on September 5, 1865.[1][2] During its service the regiment incurred thirty-six fatalities, and another seventy-five deserted.[1]


  1. According to W.H.H. Terrell (1867), The Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana. Containing Rosters for the Years 1861–1865, Volume 7, the 148th Indiana Infantry Regiment was composed of ten companies. Companies "A" to "I" and "K".


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Holloway (2004), p. 150.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Dyer (1959), Volume 3. p. 1,157.


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