Thursday, November 27, 2008

32nd Indiana

On back of monument:
32d Infantry
Commanded by Col. August Willich.

This regiment arrived on the battlefield at 10 a.m, April 7, 1862; was ordered to the front by Maj. Gen. Grant. It formed on this line about 12 m., when the regiment repulsed an assault by the enemy. During the day this regiment made several charges upon the enemy, driving him back. Casualties--killed, 2 officers and 8 men; wounded, 4 officers and 82 men; total, 96.

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