86th Indiana soldier fought at Franklin, survived

John Slattery/Co. K., 86th Ind./Covington Ind./Crawfordsville

The 86th Indiana participated in all of the major engagements of the Army of the Cumberland including Perryville, Stones’ River, the Tullahoma Campaign, Chickamauga, Knoxville, Atlanta, and the battle of Franklin and Nashville loosing 72 men killed and mortally wounded.

The 86th Indiana fought in Wood’s third division at Franklin:

3rd Brigade   Col Frederick Knefler

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