Records of Events Company A


Stationed at Terre Haute, Indiana, June 7, 1861. June 7- Muster-in roll of Captain [Lucien] A. Foote's Corn- pany, in the Fourteenth Regiment (Second Brigade) of Indiana Foot Volunteers, commanded by Colonel Nathan Kimball, called into service of the United States by the President from June 7, 1861 (date of this muster) for the term of three years, unless sooner discharged. THOMAS J. WOOD, Lieutenant-Colonel, First Cavalry, Mustering Officer.

Stationed at Cheat Mountain Summit, [west] Virginia, June 7- August 31, 1861.

Stationed at Huttonwille, [west] Virginia, September-October 1861.

Stationed at Camp Keyes, Romney, [west] Virginia, November- December 1861.

Stationed at Camp Chase, Paw Paw, [west] Virginia, January- February 1862.

Station not stated, March-April 1862.

Stationed at Alexandria, Virginia, May-June 1862. May 12-14.- The company left New Market; crossed over the Massanutten Mountain into Page Valley, proceeding down the same to Front Royal, where it arrived on May 14. May 16-22.- Continued its march toward Fredericksburg, where it arrived May 22. We remained here but two days. May 25-30.- Started back to Front Royal, passing Manassas Junction and through Chester's Gap, arriving at Front Royal on May 30, having marched since May 12 about 244 miles. June 1-16.- Started up the Shenandoah River, continuing our march within thirteen miles of Port Republic, when we were ordered back to Front Royal, where we arrived June 16, having marched 100 miles. June 21-25.- Started for Bristoc Station, where it arrived June 25, a distance of forty-three miles, thus having marched since June 12, a distance of 387 miles on foot. June 29.- We were ordered to Alexandria, where we arrived the same day, a distance of twenty-one miles by railroad, making the whole number of miles traveled on foot and by rail, 418 miles. The muster was not made on June 30, the regular time of muster, for the reason that at that time the regiment was in transit from Alexandria, Virginia to Harrison's Landing, Virginia, Westover Station, on board crowded transports, which made any regular muster impracticable. I also certify that this muster presents the true condition of the regiment on June 30 last and was made on July 12.

Stationed at Rockville, Maryland, July-August 1862. July 1-2.- This company left Alexandria and proceeded by steamer to Fort Monroe, 190 miles; thence to Harrison's Landing July 2, sixty-five miles. July 3-4.- Was engaged in a brisk skirmish with the enemy near Harrison's Landing. August 6.- The enemy fell back. Made a night march to Malvern Hill to cover the return of General [Joseph] Hooker's forces. August 14.- Marched while in that vicinity up to August 14, six miles. August 15-21.- [Marched] via Charles City Court-House, Williamsburg, Yorktown to Newport News. Arrived August 21, seventy-five miles. August 24-29.- [Marched] thence by steamer to Alexandria August 26, 198 miles; thence on August 29 to Georgetown, eleven miles. Total miles 545.

Stationed in the field, Loudoun Valley, Virginia, September-Octo- ber 1862. The company marched from Alexandria to Georgetown; thence to Centreville, Virginia, distance thirty-eight miles. Left Centreville and marched toward Frederick, Maryland via Chain Bridge and Rockville, Maryland, distance seventy-five miles. September 14.- Left Frederick; marched toward Sharpsburg, Maryland via Middletown and Boonsborough, distance twenty miles. September 17.- The company took an active part in battle, hav- ing lost in killed, one commissioned officer and four enlisted men, besides fourteen wounded. September 22.- Marched to Bolivar Heights near Harper's Ferry, [West] Virginia and went into camp, distance twelve miles. During the month of October the company marched to within six miles of Leesburg, Virginia and back, a distance of forty-two miles. October 30.- Broke up camp on Bolivar Heights, [West] Vir- ginia and marched seven miles on the road to Rilisborough, making a stated distance of 194 miles during the months of September and October.

Stationed at Falmouth, November-December 1862. November 1.- The company left a point seven miles southeast of Harper's Ferry and marched to Warrenton via Berry's Ford Gap, Snickersville, Upperville, Rectortown, Piedmont, and Salem, a distance of forty-five miles. The company had a slight skirmish in Berry's Ford Gap. November 8-15.- The company remained in camp at Warrenton. Left Warrenton; marched to Falmouth, a distance of thirty miles. November 18.- Went into camp. December 11-12.- Broke up camp and marched to a point oppo- site Fredericksburg and on the morning of December 12 crossed the Rappahannock River. December 13.- The company was actively engaged in the battle of Fredericksburg, in which engagement the first lieutenant was killed. The second lieutenant, two sergeants, four corporals, and two privates were wounded. Total distance marched during the months of November and December by the company is eighty-one miles.

Stationed at Falmouth, Virginia, January-February 1863.

Stationed near Chancellorsx'ille, Virginia, March-April 1863. April 28.- On the morning of April 28 broke up camp near Fal- mouth, Virginia and marched a distance of ten miles to United States Ford on the Rappahannock River. April 30.- Marched a distance of four miles to Chancellorsville, Virginia.

Stationed near Falmouth, Virginia, April 10, 1863.

Stationed at Uniontown, Maryland, May-June 1863. May 3.- The company took an active part in the engagement at Chancellorsville. Had four men wounded. May 6.- On the morning of May 6 evacuated our position and recrossed the Rappahannock River at United States Ford. Reoc cupied its old camp in the evening of the same. Distance marched fourteen miles. June 14.- Broke up camp at Falmouth and marched to Gainesville, Virginia via Dumfries and Centreville. June 20- Went into camp at Gainesville. June 25.- Left Gainesville and marched to Uniontown, Mary- land via Gum Springs, Virginia; Edwards Ferry and Frederick City, Maryland. June 30.- Reached Uniontown. Total distance marched since June 14 is 175 miles.

Stationed at east New York, July-August 1863.

Stationed near Warrenton, Virginia, September-October 1863.

Stationed near Stevensburg, Virginia, November 1863-April 1864.

Stationed at Indianapolis, Indiana, June 20, 1864. June 20.- Muster-out roll of Captain Joshua L. Hayes', late Captain Robert [Francis] Catterson's, late Captain [Tilghman] A. Howard's, late Captain L. A. Foote's, Company (A), in the Fourteenth Regiment of Indiana Foot Volunteers, commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel F. H. C. Cavins, late John Coons, late Colonel William Harrow, late Colonel Nathan Kimball, called into the service of the United States by the President at Terre Haute, Indiana (the place of general rendezvous) on June 7, 1861 to serve for the term of three years from the date of enrollment, unless sooner discharged, from June 7, 1861 (when mustered in) to -. The company was organized by Captain Lucien A. Foote at Rockville, Indiana in the month of April 1861.

. J.B. HAGER, Captain, Fourteenth Infantry, Mustering Officer

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