13th Indiana Infantry Regiment

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The Thirteenth Indiana Regiment capturing a gun at the Battle of Rich Mountain, 1861

Infantry regiment in the Union Army during the

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James Shields

First Battle of Kernstown

Fought on March 23, 1862, in Frederick County and Winchester, Virginia, the opening battle of Confederate Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's campaign through the Shenandoah Valley during the American Civil War.

Fought on March 23, 1862, in Frederick County and Winchester, Virginia, the opening battle of Confederate Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's campaign through the Shenandoah Valley during the American Civil War.

James Shields
Nathan Kimball
Erastus Tyler
Actions at the First Battle of Kernstown, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Pritchard Hill, July 2009

13th Indiana Infantry: Lt. Col. Robert Sanford Foster

Robert Sanford Foster

Robert Sanford Foster

American officer.

American officer.

Robert Sanford Foster

Following these battles, he was transferred to the 13th Regiment Indiana Infantry as major and shortly after promoted to colonel on April 30, 1862.

A damaged Confederate gun at Fort Fisher

First Battle of Fort Fisher

Naval siege in the American Civil War, when the Union tried to capture the fort guarding Wilmington, North Carolina, the South's last major Atlantic port.

Naval siege in the American Civil War, when the Union tried to capture the fort guarding Wilmington, North Carolina, the South's last major Atlantic port.

A damaged Confederate gun at Fort Fisher
Map of Fort Fisher I Battlefield core and study areas by the American Battlefield Protection Program
The 	
bombardment of Federal Point, Harper's Weekly, 1865

13th Indiana – Cpt. Samuel M. Zent

A map of the battle, drawn by A.T. McRae of the Quitman Guards, 1st Regiment Georgia Volunteers

Battle of Greenbrier River

The Battle of Greenbrier River, also known as the Battle of Camp Bartow, took place on October 3, 1861 in Pocahontas County, Virginia (now West Virginia) as part of the Operations in Western Virginia Campaign during the American Civil War.

The Battle of Greenbrier River, also known as the Battle of Camp Bartow, took place on October 3, 1861 in Pocahontas County, Virginia (now West Virginia) as part of the Operations in Western Virginia Campaign during the American Civil War.

A map of the battle, drawn by A.T. McRae of the Quitman Guards, 1st Regiment Georgia Volunteers
Map of Greenbrier River Battlefield core and study areas by the American Battlefield Protection Program.

Reynolds' army was composed of: the 24th Ohio Infantry; 25th Ohio Infantry; and the 32nd Ohio Infantry; the 7th Indiana Infantry, 9th Indiana Infantry, 13th Indiana Infantry, 14th Indiana Infantry, 15th Indiana Infantry and the 17th Indiana Infantry; the 4th U.S. Light Artillery, Battery G, Cpt Albion P. Howe; Loomis' Michigan Battery; Battery "A" West Virginia Light Artillery, Captain Philip Daum; and with parts of Robinson's Ohio Cavalry; Greenfield's Pennsylvania Cavalry, and Brackens' Indiana Rangers.

Jeremiah C. Sullivan

Indiana lawyer, antebellum United States Navy officer, and a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Indiana lawyer, antebellum United States Navy officer, and a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

However, he soon received an appointment from Governor Oliver P. Morton as the colonel of the 13th Indiana, a three-years' regiment.

Map of Chester Station Battlefield core and study areas by the American Battlefield Protection Program.

Battle of Chester Station

Fought on May 10, 1864, between Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War.

Fought on May 10, 1864, between Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War.

Map of Chester Station Battlefield core and study areas by the American Battlefield Protection Program.

Here the right wing, commanded by Col. C. J. Dobbs of the 13th Indiana Infantry, had encountered a force of Confederates too large to overcome, and Dobbs sent back for reinforcements.

William A. Ketcham

American lawyer, soldier, and politician who served as the sixteenth Indiana Attorney General from November 22, 1894 to November 22, 1898.

American lawyer, soldier, and politician who served as the sixteenth Indiana Attorney General from November 22, 1894 to November 22, 1898.

He remained a student at the college until February 1864, when he enlisted, joining Company A of the 13th Indiana Infantry Regiment.

West Virginia honorable discharge medal

1st West Virginia Cavalry Regiment

The 1st West Virginia Cavalry Regiment served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

The 1st West Virginia Cavalry Regiment served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

West Virginia honorable discharge medal
The prime recruiting area for the 1st (West) Virginia Cavalry, especially Wheeling, Morgantown, and Clarksburg (circled in blue).
Charles E. Capehart
Kilpatrick's Division pursued Lee after getting reinforcements.
Henry Capehart
William H. Powell
William W. Averell
Philip Sheridan
George A. Custer
U.S. Grant 1864
Sheridan's cavalry movement near Richmond and Petersburg
A push by Capehart's Brigade of Custer's Division helped surround Ewell's Reserve Corps in the Marshall's Crossroads area of the Battle of Sailor's Creek
Lee surrenders to Grant
Unknown cavalry in Grand Review of the Armies

Richmond had been a lieutenant in the 13th Indiana Infantry Regiment and an aide-de-camp to General William Rosecrans.

Military Park (Indianapolis)

Oldest park in Indianapolis, Indiana, covering 14 acre.

Oldest park in Indianapolis, Indiana, covering 14 acre.

Historical marker at the park

Governor Oliver P. Morton renamed the park Camp Sullivan, after the 13th Indiana Infantry's Colonel Jeremiah C. Sullivan.

Clockwise from top: Battle of Gettysburg

Union Captain John Tidball's artillery

Confederate prisoners

ironclad USS Atlanta (1861)

Ruins of Richmond, Virginia

Battle of Franklin

Battle of Deserted House

Minor engagement during the American Civil War in southeast Virginia.

Minor engagement during the American Civil War in southeast Virginia.

Clockwise from top: Battle of Gettysburg

Union Captain John Tidball's artillery

Confederate prisoners

ironclad USS Atlanta (1861)

Ruins of Richmond, Virginia

Battle of Franklin

The 13th Indiana Infantry charged and routed this new line.