McLane's Independent Battery
Light Artillery


Organized at Denver, Colo., December 15, 1862. Attached to District of Colorado to July, 1864. District of Upper Arkansas to December, 1864. District of South Kansas to April, 1865. District of North Kansas to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Fort Lyon, Colo., operating against Indians, December, 1862, to July, 1863. At Camp Weld until December, 1863. Scout from Port Garland, Colo., October 12-16, 1863. At Denver December, 1863, to June, 1864. Expedition from Denver to Republican River, Kansas, April 8-23, 1864. Action at Big Bushes, Smoky Hill, Kansas, April 16. Ordered to District of Kansas June, 1864. At Fort Larned, District of South Kansas, until August, 1864. (A Detachment at Lawrence, Kansas.) Ordered to Lawrence August 9, and duty in District of Upper Arkansas. Stationed at Paola until October. Operations against Price's Invasion October-November. Actions at Little Blue October 21. Big Blue October 22. Westport October 23. Pursuit of Price October 24-December 2. Mine Creek, Marias Des Cygnes, Charlot, October 25. Newtonia October 28. Cane Hill, November 6. At Paola, Kansas, until May, 1865. Ordered to Fort Scott and Fort Gibson, and duty in District of North Kansas until August. Mustered out August 31, 1865.

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