21st Independent Battery

Light Artillery

Roster

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in September 9, 1862. Left State for Covington, Ky., September 9. Attached to 2nd Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, October 1862. Unassigned, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to December, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to February, 1863. Crook's Brigade, Baird's Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. Artillery, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Division, Artillery Reserve, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1864. Garrison Artillery, Columbia, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. Garrison Artillery, Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 2nd Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Lexington, Richmond, Danville and Louisville, Ky., until February 2, 1863. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., February 2; thence moved to Cathage, Tenn., and duty there until June. Moved to Murfreesboro June 3. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Catlett's Gap, Pigeon Mountain, September 15-18. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25. Duty at Chattanooga until March 26, 1864, and at Columbia, Tenn., until November 24. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 24. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Garrison duty at Nashville until June, 1865. Mustered out June 26, 1865.

Battery lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 24 Enlisted men by disease. Total 28.


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