Wilder's Brigade Mounted Infantry

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  17th Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry  

Organizational Structure

June 12 Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in
July 1 Left State for Parkersburg, W. Va
September Attached to District of the Kanawha, West Virginia
November Cheat Mountain District, W. Va.
January 15th Brigade, Army of the Ohio
January - September 15th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Ohio
November- December 15th Brigade, 6th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio
December 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland
January 2nd Brigade, 5th Division (Center), 14th Army Corps
January 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 14th Army Corps
January - June 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 14th Army Corps
June - October 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps
October - November Wilder's Mounted Brigade, Army of the Cumberland
November - December 3rd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland
January - October 3rd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland
October - December 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Wilson's Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi
January - August 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Wilson's Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi


July 23 Moved to Oakland, W. Va.
July 23 - August 7 thence to Camp Pendleton and duty there till 
August 7-13 Moved to Cheat Mountain Pass and Elkwater
September 11-17 Operations on Cheat Mountain
September 11 Elkwater
September 11-12 Point Mountain Turnpike
September 12 Cheat Mountain Pass
September 14 Elkwater
October 3-4 Action at Greenbrier River
November 19 Moved to .
November 19 - December 10 Duty Louisville, Ky
December 10 - 31 At Camp Wicliffe, Ky.
January 1 - February 10 At Camp Wicliffe, Ky.
February 10-March 12 Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn.
March 29-April 7 March to Savannah, Tenn.
April 4 Lawrenceburg
April 7 Arrive at Pittsburg Landing
April 29-May 30 Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss
May 31-June 6 Pursuit to Boonesville
June to August Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee
August 30 Little Pond, near McMinnville, Tenn.
September 3-26 March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg
September 16-21 Siege of Munfordsville, Ky.
September 21 A detachment of recruits en route to join Regiment captured
October 18-November 26 Moved to Bardstown, Ky., and Gallatin, Tenn.,
November 26 - December 31 Duty at Nashville
January 1 - February 1 Duty at Nashville
February 1 - June Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn. and duty there
February 3-8 Expedition to Auburn, Liberty and Alexandria
February 12 Regiment mounted , and assigned to duty as Mounted Infantry
March 3-8 Expedition to Woodbury
March 6 Action at Woodbury
April 1-8 Expedition to Liberty, Carthage and Lebanon
April 20-30 Expedition to McMinnville
May 18 Armed with Spencer Rifles
June 23-July 7 Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign
June 24 Big Spring Gap
June 24-26 Hoover's Gap
June 27 Occupation of Manchester
July 1-August 16 Captured depot of supplies at Dechard Raid on Bragg's communications
August 16-September 22 Passage on the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign 
September 9 Capture of Chattanooga
September 11 Ringgold, Ga.
September 12 Lee and Gordon's Mills
September 12-13 Leet's Tan Yard
September 18 Alexander's Bridge and Hall's House
September 19 Vinyard's House
September 19-21 Battle of Chickamauga
September 20 Widow Glen's House
September 29-October 17 Operations against Wheeler and Roddy
October 3 Thompson's Cove, near Beersheba
October 4 Glass Cocks
October 4 Murfreesboro Road, near McMinnville,
October 7 Farmington
October 7 Sim's Farm, near Shelbyville
October 10 Shelbyville
November 14-17 Expedition from Maysville to Whitesburg and Decatur
November 24-27 Chattanooga-Ringgold & Georgia R.R.
November 26 Charleston and Cleveland
November 28-December 8 March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn.
December 8 - December 31 Duty at Pulaski
January 1 - May Duty at Pulaski, Charleston and Nashville, Tenn.
January 4 Regiment re-enlisted
January 22 to April 2 Veterans on furlough .
May 1 to September 8 Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign
May 10 Joined Sherman
May 14-15 Battle of Resaca
May 18-25 Movements on Dallas
May 24 Near Dallas
May 25-June 5 Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills
June 9 Big Shanty
June 10-July 2 Operations about Marietta and against Kennesaw Mountain
June 19 Noonday Creek
June 20-27 Powder Springs
July 4 Rottenwood Creek
July 5-17 Chattahoochee River
July 22 Conington
July 22-August 25 Siege of Atlanta
July 27-31 Garrard's Raid to South River
July 28 Flat Rock Bridge
July 29-30 Lovejoy Station
July 30 Newnan's
August 26 -September 2 Operations at Chattahoochee River Bridge
September 29 - November 1 Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama
October 4-7 Near Lost Mountain
October 5 New Hope Church
October 7 Dallas
October 10-11 Rome
October 11 Narrows
October 13 Coosaville Road, near Rome
October 18 Near Summerville
October 20 Little River
October 21 Leesburg and Grove Road Crossing, Ala.
October 28 Goshen
November 1 Dismounted  and ordered to Louisville, Ky
November 1 - December 28 Duty Louisville, Ky
December 28 - March Moved to Nashville, Tenn., thence to Gravelly Springs, Ala., and duty there
March 22-April 24 Wilson's Raid to Macon, Ga.
April 1 Plantersville, Ala.
April 2 Selma
April 12 Montgomery
April 16 Columbia
April 20 Spring Hill, Mimm's Mills, Tobasofkee Creek, Montfelier Springs and Rock Creek Bridge, Near Macon
April 20 Capture of Macon 
August Post duty at Macon till
August 8 Mustered out

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 90 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 143 Enlisted men by disease. Total 237.