14th Independent Battery

Light Artillery

Roster

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in March 24, 1862. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., April 11-21, 1862. Attached to 1st Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. Artillery, District of Jackson, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division. 16th Army Corps, to June, 1863. District of Corinth, Miss., 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to November, 1863. Post of Corinth, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Unattached Artillery, District of West Tennessee, to December, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division Detachment, Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. Artillery, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to March, 1865. Artillery Brigade, 16th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30, 1862. Moved to Jackson, Tenn., and duty there until June, 1863. Action at Lexington, Tenn., December 18, 1862. (Detachment captured.) Parker's Cross Roads, near Jackson, December 30. Red Mound (or Parker's) Cross Roads December 31, 1862. Duty at LaGrange, Tenn., June to October, 1863. Moved to Pocahontas October 11, and duty there until November 23. Moved to Corinth, Miss., November 23, and duty there until January 25, 1864. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Vicksburg, Miss. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2, 1864. Queen Hill February 4. Return to Memphis, Tenn., March, and duty there until November 16. Veterans on furlough May and June. Sturgis' Expedition from Memphis to Guntown, Miss., June 1-13 (Non-Veterans). Battle of Brice's Cross Roads, near Guntown, June 10. (Guns captured.) Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Duty at Memphis, Tenn., until November 16. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 16-December 1. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Eastport, Miss., until February 7, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 7-22. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its Defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Duty there until August. Ordered to Indianapolis, Ind., August 15, and mustered out September 1, 1865.

Battery lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 23 Enlisted men by disease. Total 28.


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