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Indiana.--This State sent five regiments of volunteers to the Mexican War, and hence it was deemed advisable, for historic reasons, to commence numbering the volunteers of the last war at the sixth regiment.

Other missing numbers in the list of regiments are accounted for by the following synonymous designations:

Final Designation. Synonym. Final Designation. Synonym.
1st Indiana Heavy Artillery 21st Indiana Volunteers. 7th Indiana Cavalry 119th Indiana Volunteers.
1st Indiana Cavalry 28th Indiana Volunteers. 8th Indiana Cavalry 39th Indiana Volunteers.
2d Indiana Cavalry 41st Indiana Volunteers. 9th Indiana Cavalry 121st Indiana Volunteers.
3d Indiana Cavalry 45th Indiana Volunteers. 10th Indiana Cavalry 125th Indiana Volunteers.
4th Indiana Cavalry 77th Indiana Volunteers. 11th Indiana Cavalry 126th Indiana Volunteers.
5th Indiana Cavalry 90th Indiana Volunteers. 12th Indiana Cavalry 127th Indiana Volunteers.
6th Indiana Cavalry 71st Indiana Volunteers. 13th Indiana Cavalry 131st Indiana Volunteers.

The infantry regiments bore designations identical with their volunteer numbers.

The 56th, 61st, 62d, 92d, 94th, 95th, 96th, 98th, 122d, and 141st Regiments were not organized. The regiments from the 102d to the 114th were composed of “minute men” who served about ten days during the

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