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The largest number of veteran reenlistments in the Indiana Volunteers occurred in the following regiments:

Regiment. Reenlistments. Regiment. Reenlistments. Regiment. Reenlistments.
1st Indiana Heavy Artillery 503 52d Indiana 370 9th Indiana 291
33d Indiana 460 18th Indiana 334 17th Indiana 288
34th Indiana 439 22d Indiana 331 31st Indiana 285
47th Indiana 416 24th Indiana 327 25th Indiana 284
8th Indiana 386 8th Indiana Cavalry 305 48th Indiana 284
53d Indiana 381 11th Indiana 296 20th Indiana 281
29th Indiana 372 51st Indiana 295 23d Indiana 278

The 16th, 17th, 25th, 39th, 51st, 65th, 71st, 72d, and 73d Indiana were equipped as mounted infantry during part of their service. The 17th and 72d Regiments, and the 18th Indiana Battery, formed a part of Wilder's “Lightning Brigade” of mounted infantry. This brigade was a well-known and efficient command.

The 9th Indiana Battery lost 29 men killed in a boiler explosion on the Steamer Eclipse, January 27, 1865, at Paducah, Ky.; the 9th Cavalry lost 78 men on the Steamer Sultana; and the 69th Infantry lost 2 officers and 20 men drowned by the swamping of a boat in Matagorda Bay.

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