Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in December 17, 1861. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., December 20, 1861. Served unattached, Army of Ohio, to June, 1862. Reserve Artillery Army of the Ohio to September, 1862. Post and Defenses of Nashville, Tenn., Array of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Reserve Artillery (Center), 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Garrison Artillery, District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Division, Artillery Reserve, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1863. Garrison Artillery, Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland. Siege Artillery, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. Garrison Artillery, Chattanooga, Tenn., to November, 1864.
SERVICE.--BuelI's advance on Nashville, Tenn., February 10-25, 1862. March to Savannah, Tenn., to reinforce Army of the Tennessee March 16-April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. Assigned to Post and Garrison duty at Nashville, Tenn., September, 1862, to January, 1863. Siege of Nashville, Tenn., September 12-November 7, 1862. Ordered to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January, 1863, and duty there until June. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Occupation of Tullahoma July 1. Guard Railroad from Dechard, Tenn., to Stevenson, Ala., July-August. Crossing Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Duty at Chattanooga until April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Operations about Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge May 5-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Ordered to Chattanooga, Tenn., and garrison duty there until November. Battery Consolidated with 18th Indiana Battery November 21, 1864.
Battery lost during service 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 18 Enlisted men by disease. Total 25.