Wednesday, July 30, 2008

39th Indiana

On back of monument:
39th Infantry
Commanded by Col. Thomas J. Harrison.

This regiment arrived on the battlefield at 10.30 a.m., Monday, April 7, 1862. At 12 m. regiment moved in line of battle under a galling fire, driving the enemy a quarter of a mile. It then fell back 150 yards to this position, where it was engaged until 2 p.m. Regiment again advanced under fire, driving the enemy from his last position, capturing 15 prisoners. Casualties--killed, 1 officer and 1 man; wounded, 1 officer and 33 men; total, 36.

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