Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., January 25, 1862, and ordered to Louisville, Ky. Attached to Artillery, 4th Division, Army of the Ohio, to June, 1862. Reserve Artillery Army of the Ohio to July 1862. Artillery, 6th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 21st Brigade, 6th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 21st Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to March, 1864. Garrison Artillery, Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. Unattached Artillery, Dept. of the Cumberland, to August, 1864. District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.--Advance on Nashville, Tenn., February 10-25, 1862. Occupation of Nashville February 25-March 17. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 17-April 6. Battle of Shiloh April 6-7 (Reserve). Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Occupation of Corinth May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Loudon, Ky., October 1-22. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8 (Reserve). March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7, and duty there until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Reconnaissance to Nolensville and Versailles January 13-15. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Occupation of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 9. Assigned to duty as garrison. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 24. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Lookout Mountain November 24. Mission Ridge November 25. Garrison duty at Chattanooga until March, 1864. 88 men transferred to 5th and 18th Indiana Batteries March 1864. Balance assigned to duty on Gunboat "Stone River" and at Decatur, Ala., until June 19, 1865. Fletcher's Ferry May 18, 1864. Battery brought together June, 1865, and duty at Huntsville, Ala., until July 2. Moved to Indianapolis, Ind., July 2-6 and mustered out July 10, 1865.
Battery lost during service 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 22 Enlisted men by disease. Total 27.