12th Independent Battery

Light Artillery

Roster

Organized at Jeffersonville and Indianapolis and mustered in January 25, 1862. Left State for Louisville, Ky., January 25, 1862. Served unattached, Army of the Ohio, to June, 1862. Reserve Artillery, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. Post and Defenses of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862, and Dept. of the Cumberland to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Movement to Nashville, Tenn., February 14-March 6, 1862, thence march to Savannah, Tenn., March 20-April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. Assigned to duty as garrison at Fort Negley, Defenses of Nashville, Tenn., August 18, 1862, to July, 1865. Siege of Nashville, Tenn., September 12-November 6, 1862. Repulse of attack on Nashville by Breckenridge, Forest and Morgan November 5, 1862. One half of Battery ordered to Chattanooga November, 1863, and participated in the battles of Chattanooga November 23-25, 1863. Battle of Nashville December 15-16, 1864. Non-Veterans mustered out December 23, 1864. Battery mustered out July 7, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Officers and 22 Enlisted men by disease. Total 24.

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