United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 84th (1862-1865) | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Name: United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 84th (1862-1865)
Historical Note: The 84th Indiana Regiment was formed in Richmond, Indiana (Wayne Co.), and mustered into service on 3 September 1862. It left for Covington, Kentucky, where it was assigned to defend the city and Cincinnati, Ohio. Throughout 1862-63, the regiment saw action in Kentucky and Tennessee. It took part in the Battle of Chicamaugua (19-20 September 1863), where it suffered casualties of 125 killed, wounded, or missing. In February 1864, the 84th Indiana camped at Cleveland before joining Gen. Sherman's campaign toward Atlanta in May. After reaching the city, the regiment served in various southern states, including Tennessee, Alabama, and South Carolina. It camped at Huntsville, Alabama between 5 January and 13 March 1865. The regiment was mustered out in June 1865 at Nashville, and returned to Indianapolis.
Note Author: Shauna Borger