161st Indiana Volunteer Infantry
161st Indiana Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Indianapolis July 11 to 13, 1898, with 46 officers and 1,228 enlisted men.
- Assigned to First Brigade, Third Division, Seventh Army Corps, August 11
- Assigned to First Brigade, Second Division, Seventh Army Corps, October 24
- Left for Jacksonville, Fla., August 11
- Left Jacksonville October 23; arrived at Savannah, Ga., October 24
- Sailed from Savannah on steamship Mobile December 13; arrived at Habana, Cuba, December 15, 1898
- Sailed from Habana on steamships Logan and Mobile March 29, 1899; arrived at Savannah, Ga., March 31
Mustered out of the service of the United States at Savannah, Ga., April 30, 1899, with 46 officers and 1,153 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men- died of disease, 18; killed by accident, 1; deserted, 5.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581