Tag Archives: 11th Indiana

A Hoosier at Port Gibson

ECW is pleased to welcome back guest author Daniel A. Masters. The 8th Indiana Infantry was among the first troops from the Hoosier State to enlist in the Civil War, but it wasn’t until the battle of Port Gibson on … Continue reading

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Lew Wallace Secures the B&O– For the First Time (Pt. 2)

Part 1 is available here. It was a busy June for Lew Wallace. He and his 11th Indiana Zouaves had been posted at Cumberland, Maryland to guard the vital Baltimore & Ohio Railroad bridges across the Potomac River. Their raid … Continue reading

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