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7th Indiana Cavalry      
Company A
Edmund L Robinson - 1st Sergeant   
At age 18 on April 1, 1863,Edmund Volunteered with the 9th Indiana Infantry. Co.H. for three months. On May 24, 1861, Edmund contracted measles and returned to duty May, 27. He was mustered out, July 29, 1861,in Indianapolis, Indiana. Edmund reenlisted Aug. 27, 1861, back into the 9th infantry for three years and went to western Virginia. On the 10th of Oct. 1861, Edmund developed protracted pneumonia. After a fatiguing march over the mountians from Camp Elk Water to Cheat Mountain Summit, a distance of ten miles. All of this long march was done in a terible rain and sleet storm upon Cheat Mountain Summit, during which the troops had no tents or other shelter. This storm commenced on the evening of the 26th of Sept. 1861 and continued for 48 consecutive hours. One man and 32 animals died of exposure of the elements and there was great suffering among all the men. With no time to recuperate, the men fought in the Battle of Greenbrier on Oct, 3th and 4th of 1861. Edmund was discharged from the unit on Nov. 16,1861, on a Surgeon's Certificate of Disability. On March 12, 1862, Edmund and his father John G. volunteered for the 20th Indiana Infantry, Co. I. On July 2, 1862,(his father was killed at the Battle of Spotsylvania May 12, 1864) after the seven day war, Edmund went to the Hospital. On Sept.10, 1862 he was discharged. Following that stint, on August 24,1863, Edmund with his brother Sumner T. volunteered for the 7th. Indiana Cavalry, Co. A. Edmund enlisted as a sergeant and promoted to 1st. sergeant on promotion of Charles H. Gleason to 2nd. Lieutenant. On Feb. 22, 1864, at the a battle near Okolona, Mississippi, near sundown, the 7th was ordered to charge. During the charge Edmund's horse was killed and while he was down, a rebel soldier struck at his head with the butt of a musket, he threw his head back and caught the blow on the left side of his chest breaking his ribs.He was also shot in the left little finger and grazed two places on his left leg.August of 1864 he was transferred to Co. C. same regiment.August 9 ,1865, Edmund was admitted to the U.S. Hospital Steamer D.A.January. August 18, 1865, transferred to the U.S.General Hospital at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, with enteric fever.Nov. 9, 1865, he was transferred to Marine General Hospital, at St. Louis Missouri. Edmund was returned to duty on Dec. 13, 1865. In New Orleans, LA. Jan.7, 1866, Edmund was discharged from service by special order No. 7. Edmund passed away August 31, 1891, in New York City.
Contact Name:  Beth Lehman (Robinson)
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Date Added:  4/4/2004
Company A
Sumner T Robinson - Corporal   
Look at Edmond Robinson
Contact Name:  Beth Lehman (Robinson)
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Date Added:  4/4/2004
Company B
Champion Helvey - Quarter Master   
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Contact Name:  Marty Craig
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Date Added:  1/12/2016
Company B
Robert L Helvey - Bugler   
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Contact Name:  Marty Craig
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Date Added:  1/12/2016
Company B
Henry S. Peacock - Private   
Enlisted 8/28/1863 in Co.'B' and transferred to Co.'D' 7/26/1865.
Contact Name:  Randy Peacock
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Date Added:  11/13/2005
Company D
Adam Clarke Waggoner - Private   
B:Jan 7 1837 Wythe Co. VA. Died:Jun 29 1936 Pottawatomie Oklahoma.Enlisted in Confederate Army on Mar 5 1862 in Bland Co VA.36th Virginia Co G.Pvt.{2nd Kanawah} Deserted on Dec 24 1862 at Princeton VA. enlisted in the 7th Indiania Cavalry>deserted with his Brother Franklin P Waggoner on Christmas Eve 1862.
Contact Name:  T.strickland
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Date Added:  1/5/2013
Company D
Franklin P. Waggoner - Corporal   
B;Nov 8 1837-Died Sep 29 1864.First Enlisted in The Confedrate Army Mar 5 1862. 36th Va.Inf.Bland County VA.Co G.Pvt. {2nd Kanawah} Deserted on Dec 24 1862. From Confederate regiment at Princeton Virginia Later Joined the Union Army.died POW Andersonville PRISON,Georgia of Chronic Diareah.on Sep 29 1864.Buried at Andersonville Nat'l Cem.Andersonville Georgia 31711, Sec H-Site #9998 Corp Co D 7th Calvary Indiania.
Contact Name:  T.strickland
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Date Added:  1/5/2013
Company E
Emanuel Knepper - Private   
My 3rd Great Uncle. He served with my 3rd great grandfather in the Indiana 7th Cavalry Co. E.
Emanuel Knepper did not survive the war. He contracted the measles and died. He is buried in the Memphis National Cemetery.
Contact Name:  James Knepper
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Date Added:  2/27/2006
Company E
Joseph Knepper - Private   
This was my 3rd Great Grandfather
Contact Name:  James T Knepper
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Date Added:  2/27/2006
Company E
John Wesley Legg - Bugler   
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Contact Name:  John C. Legge
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Date Added:  3/15/2004
Company F
Jared B Mandeville - Private   
Buried in Iowa
Contact Name:  Maria Buysse
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Date Added:  2/12/2012
Company I
jeremy walker - Private   
Jeremy seems to have also served in A company and possible C company 7th Indiana cavalry 119th regiment. would love to here from anyone regarding this unit. my maternal side, gr. gr. grandfather.
Contact Name:  danitza cadarette
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Date Added:  12/24/2011
Company L
Reuben R Krebs - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Nancy Regan
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Date Added:  9/2/2007
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