151st Regiment Infantry



Field & Staff with Officers of Companies

     On the 20th of December, 1864, a call was made for eleven regiments of infantry to serve for one year, and recruiting rendevous were established at the headquarters of each of the District Provost Marshals, from which recruits were forwarded to the general rendevous at Indianapolis.  Chief recruiting officers were, also, appointed in each District whose exertions materially aided the recruitment of the regiments.  Subsequently five additional regiments for the same arm and term of service were called for, to be recruited in the same manner.  Under these calls the following organization was raised, mustered into service and sent to the field:

     The one Hundred and Fifty-First Regiment--Was composed of companies raised in the Ninth Congressional District, and was organized at Indianapolis, on the 3rd of March, 1865, with Joshua Healy as Colonel.  On the 6th of March it left Indianapolis, and arrived at Nashville on the 9th and reported to General Rousseau.  On the 14th March it moved to Tullahoma, where it remained on duty until the 14th of June, when it returned to Nashville.  Here it did post and garrison duty until the 19th of September, 1865, when it was mustered out of service and proceeded to Indiana.  On the 22nd it arrived at Indianapolis, with thirty officers and five hundred and seventy-three men, for final discharge.  On the 26th it was present at a grand reception, given to a number of returned soldiers, at the Capitol grounds, on which occasion Lieutenant General Grand was present, as the invited guest of the State and city.  Governor Morton addressed the regiment, and at the close of his speech presented General Grand to the soldiers and citizens, after which the regiment marched to Camp Carrington, where it was paid off and finally discharged.

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in March 3, 1865. Left State for Nashville, Tenn., March 6; thence moved to Tullahoma, Tenn., March 14, and duty there until June 14. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., June 14, and garrison duty there until September. Mustered out September 19, 1865.

Lost during service 66 by disease.

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