Porter King, captain:

Was raised at Marion, in Porter County, and mustered into the service April 24, 1861. It contained during its existence an aggregate membership, officers and men, Of 133. 

Of these there were:

Killed in battle 20
Wounded 35
Died of disease 5
Discharged 37
Captured 4
Deserted 2


Captain King served one year, when his commission expired and Wm. M. Robbins was elected captain, and was promoted major of the regiment October 3, 1863, to succeed Major Coleman, who was killed in the battle of Chickamauga.  Major Robins served through to the surrender, and after the war was a Representative in Congress for several years from North Carolina, and became one of the Gettysburg battle-field commissioners.  He was succeeded in the captaincy of his company by Henry H. Mosley, who served through to the surrender.


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