Nield's Independent Battery
Light Artillery

Organized at Wilmington, Del., August 30, 1862. Ordered to Washington, D.C., September, 1862. Attached to Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to February, 1863. Camp Barry, Defences of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. Unattached Artillery, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Camp Barry, 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1863. Dept. of the East to October, 1863. Camp Barry, 22nd Army Corps, to February, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1864. Unassigned Artillery, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to December, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until April, 1863. Ordered to Norfolk, Va., April 18. Siege of Norfolk April 21-May 4. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 23-July 8. Ordered to Washington, D.C., July 8, and duty in the defenses of that city until August. At New York City, Dept. of the East, until September 12, and at Light Artillery Camp of Instruction, Defenses of Washington, until February, 1864. Ordered to Dept. of the Gulf, and at New Orleans, La., until March 2. Ordered to Franklin March 2. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria, La., March 15-26. Battles of Sabine Cross Roads April 8 and Pleasant Hill April 9 (Reserve). At Grand Ecore April 10-22. Cane River Crossing April 23. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. At Morganza until October 16. Ordered to mouth of White River and duty there and at Morganza until December. Ordered to Arkansas December 11. Duty at mouth of White River and at Little Rock, Ark., until June, 1865. Mustered out June 23, and discharged from service July 5, 1865.

Battery lost 6 by disease during service.

First Name Last Name Rank_In Rank_Out
William B. Adams Private Private
William K. Adams Private Private
William R. Adams Private Private
William Allen Private Private
Alfred Anderson Private Private
C. S. Anthony Private Private
William Applegate Private Private
Theodore Atkinson Private Private
John Austin Private Private
John Baisson Private Private
George W. Baker Private Private
John H. Baldwin Private Corporal
Robert Banar Private Private
Robert Bannar Private Private
Robert Banner Private Private
Joseph C. Bartlett Private Private
John R. Baylis Private Private
William F. Beggs Corporal Private
William E. Belt Private Private
Joshua P. Blythe Private Artificer
Isaac W. Bond Private Private
John Bossow Private Private
William Bowman Private Corporal
James L. Boyd Private Private
John L. Boyd Private Private
Araham Boys Private Private
James H. Bradford Private Private
Richard Bradley Private Private
William R. Brannan Private Private
Edward I. Bratten Private Private
Edward I. Bratton Private Private
Simon Brazee Undercook Undercook
Abel Brear Private Private
John Brear Private Corporal
William Bringhurst Private Private
John W. Brown Private Private
William Brown Private Private
John Buchanan Private Private
William Bugle Private Private
Reual Bullard Private Private
Fred N. Burton Private Private
William W. Butler Bugler Bugler
Robert S. Buzine Private Private
Lorenzo D. Campbell Private Private
William L. Campbell Private Private
Robert Carr Private Private
J. J. Carroll Private Private
Peter A. Chandler Corporal Private
Lewis D. Clair Private Private
Lewis G. Clair Private Private
Obadiah Clark Private Private
Henry H. Clayton Private Private
Isaac C. Cleaver Private Sergeant
John J. Conner Private Private
William E. Cotter Corporal Sergeant
Jackson W. Cox Private Private
John W. Cox Private Private
George Craig Private Private
John Curley Private Private
Bayard Dailey Private Private
Charles Dailey Private Private
Bayard Daily Private Private
Charles Daily Private Private
John Dalton Private Private
George Danby Jr. Quartermaster Sergeant Quartermaster Sergeant
Anthony Davis Private Private
Samuel J. Davis Private Private
Smith Davis Private Private
Washington H. Dawson Private Private
Charles A. Derrick Private Private
Wister Dixon Private Private
James Dolen Private Private
Daniel Dougherty Private Private
Michael Dougherty Private Private
Edward Duprey Private Private
William Eaton Private Private
Spencer W. Elmore Private Private
George W. Evans Private Private
James Evers Private Private
Charles Farrar Private Private
John G. Ferguson Bugler Private
Joseph C. File Private Private
James Fisher Private Private
Daniel Foster Private Private
Joseph B. Foster Private Private
John Foulds Private Private
Dennis W. Fox Private Private
William E. Foys Private Private
Joseph France Private Private
Samuel L. Garrett Private Private
Thomas P. Garrett Private Private
Hugh Gartland Private Private
Patrick Gartland Private Private
James Garvine Private Private
James R. Gemmel Sergeant Private
James R. Gemmill Sergeant Private
Neal Gibbons Private Private
Milton Gibbs Undercook Undercook
Henry Gilmore Private Private
Henry Gilmour Private Private
Edward Goodwin Corporal Private
Monroe Graham Private Private
William Graham Private Corporal
William H. Grantland Private Private
James Green Private Private
Thomas D. Gregg Private Private
John S. Grubb Private Private
Joseph Gutschimer Private Private
Joseph Gutschmer Private Private
A. W. Hall Private Private
George B. Hall Private Private
Francis J. Harris Private Private
James L. Hawkins Private Corporal
John Healey Private Private
John Healy Private Private
Joseph G. Heck Private Private
David Henderson Private Private
Samuel Hendrickson Private Private
Michael Hennisay Private Private
Michael Hennisey Private Private
James Henson
Maurice B. Henvis Private Private
William Herbert Private Private
David B. Higgins Private Private
Samuel Higgins Private Private
Hugh Holland Private Private
Hugh Hollans Private Private
Alexander Hurst Private Private
Andrew I. Husband Private Private
I. H. Husbands Private Corporal
Wesley I. Husbands Private Private
William H. Husbands Private Private
Benjamin A. Huston Corporal Private
Carleton L. Jefferis Private Private
Carlton L. Jeffers Private Private
Carlton L. Jeffries Private Private
Lewis W. Jerns Private Private
Isaac Jewell Private Private
John Johnson Private Private
Samuel Johnson Private Corporal
William Johnson Private Private
William O. B. Johnson Artificer Artificer
Andrew A. Jones Private Private
Andrew W. Jones Private Private
John Jones Private Private
Peter Jones
Daniel C. Justison Private Private
Daniel C. Justisson Private Private
William Katen Private Private
John B. Kelley Private Private
John B. Kelly Private Private
Samuel L. Kerbaugh Private Corporal
John W. Killiam Private Private
Joseph Y. Krusen Corporal Corporal
William W. Lackey Private Private
Nicholas Lafferis Private Private
Jacob Lamplaugh Private Private
Jacob Lamplugh Private Private
Charles Larkins Private Private
Woodward P. Law Private Private
William Lea Jr. Sergeant Second Lieutenant
Robert Liddell Private Corporal
John Lowther Private Private
Owen Mackin Private Private
A. Macomber Private Private
Thomas L. Maguire Private Private
Robert Martin Private Private
William P. Martin Private Private
William P. Martine Private Private
George W. Mason Private Private
Park Mason Private Private
Henry Massey Private Private
Peter F. Massey Private Private
James A. Mayberry Private Private
James A. Maybery Private Private
John McCafferty Private Private
Barney McClafferty Private Private
William McClelland Private Private
William McClellen Private Private
William McCray Private Private
William McCrea Private Private
John McCullan Private Private
John McCullen Private Private
John McCullin Private Private
Benjamin F. McDaniel Private Private
William B. McGilligan Private Private
Thomas McGuire Private Private
William J. McKaig Private Private
Zebulon R. McKinsey Private Private
Barney McLafferty Private Private
George McWilliams Private Private
William B. Megellegan Private Private
William B. Megilligan Private Private
Richard Moody Private Private
George K. Moore Private Corporal
Richard Moore Private Private
Hugh S. Morrow Private Private
Robert Mortin Private Private
William P. Mortin Private Private
James Mullan Private Private
James Mullen Private Private
James Mullin Private Private
James Narvel Private Private
Lewis Negendank Private Private
James Neithery Private Private
James Netherly Private Private
James Newall Private Private
Benjamin Nields Captain Captain
James Nithery Private Private
John H. Noblet Private Private
John H. Noblitt Private Private
Charles T. Norstrand Private Private
Charles T. Nostrand Private Private
James M. Ocheltree Private Private
James M. Ochletree Private Private
Samuel D. Paschall Sergeant Second Lieutenant
William H. Pearce Private Private
Zachariah Pickels Corporal Corporal
Zachariah Pickles Corporal Corporal
William H. Pierce Private Private
Lewis Pierson Private Private
Thomas A. Porter First Lieutenant First Lieutenant
James B. Pugh Private Private
John B. Pyle Private Private
Benjamin Richardson Private Private
John L. Rickerts Private Private
George H. Robb Private Private
James A. Robinsen Private Sergeant
James A. Robinson Private Sergeant
James Rooney Private Private
Alfred J. Rumford Corporal Private
Charles G. Rumford Lieutenant First Lieutenant
W. A. Rutherin Private Private
Wilmer A. Ruthvin Private Private
Wm. A. Ruthvin Private Private
John H. Sanders Private Private
James H. Scanlan Private Private
John M. Scanlan Private Private
James H. Scanlin Private Private
John M. Scanlin Private Private
Wm. B. Schofield Private Private
William B. Scofield Private Private
Wm. H. Scout Private Private
Edward M. Seimers Private Private
Amos Sharpless Jr. First Sergeant First Lieutenant
Edward M. Siemers Private Private
Edward M. Simers Private Private
Edward M. Simmers Private Private
Edward M. Simmons Private Private
Edward W. Simmons Private Private
Henry Simmons Private Private
Abraham Simms Colored Undercook Colored Undercook
John Smith
Jeremiah C. Springer Private Private
Allen B. Springsteen Private Private
Royal W. Stone Private Private
Charles W. Talley Private Sergeant
J. Smith Talley Sergeant Second Lieutenant
Wm. A. Talley Private Sergeant
Wm. P. Tally Private Sergeant
Charles Tenweeges Private Private
Charles Tenweges Private Private
Alfred Thompson Private Bugler
Alfred Thomson Private Bugler
Charles W. Tolley Private Sergeant
Wm. A. Tolley Private Sergeant
Walter Truitt Private Private
John Tucker
Robert G. Turner Private Private
Frank S. Vernon Private Sergeant
Frank S. Vernoon Private Sergeant
David Vincent Private Private
Thomas Waid Private Private
Augustus Walter Private Private
Townsend H. Walter Private Private
Townsend H. Walters Private Private
Thomas Ward Private Private
John P. Wells Private Sergeant
Wm. T. West Private Private
D. B. Whitemore Private Private
Wm. Willmot Private Private
Henry D. Willsey Private Private
Wm. Wilmot Private Private
Chalmers Wilson Private Private
Henry Woods Colored Undercook
Henry Words Colored Undercook
Griffin Yeaman Private Private
Griffin Yeatman Private Private
Griffin Yetman Private Private
Edward Young Private Private
James Zebley Private Private
Henry W. Zimmerman Private Corporal

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