152nd Indiana Infantry Volunteers
The Adams Family fought in the American Revolution and helped establish the American Republic. Included were leaders such as Samuel Adams, John Adams, John Quincy Adams, and Henry Adams. A later generation fought and died to preserve the American Republic.
Earl Adams served as a private in Company G of the 152nd Infantry Regiment of Indiana Volunteers in the Union Army. His brother Corporal Jessie L. Adams, died of a wound suffered at the Battle of Shiloh while serving in Company D of the 30th Infantry Regiment of Indiana Volunteers. Another brother, Private James Seth Adams, died of a wound suffered at the Battle of Nashville while serving in Company F of the 142nd Infantry Regiment of Indiana Volunteers.
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