24th Independent Battery

Light Artillery

Roster

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in November 29, 1862. Left State for Louisville, Ky., March 13, 1863. Attached to District of Western Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to October, 1863. Artillery Reserve, 23rd Army Corps, to April, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to July, 1864. Artillery, Cavalry Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to October, 1864. Garrison Artillery, Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. Garrison Artillery, Louisville, Ky., to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition to Monticello and operations in Southeast Kentucky April 25-May 12, 1863. Horse Shoe Bend May 11. Duty at Columbia June 5-22, and at Glasgow until August. Pursuit of Morgan July 1-26. Marrow Bone, Burkesville, July 2. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. Philadelphia October 20. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Huff's Ferry November 14. Campbell's Station November 16, Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Duty at Knoxville until April, 1864. March to Charleston April 5-24. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8, 1864. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton May 8-13. 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. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Transferred to Stoneman's Cavalry Division July 1. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Stoneman's Raid to Macon July 27-August 6. Clinton and Macon July 30. Hillsboro, Sunshine Church, July 30-31. Mostly captured. Siege of Atlanta August 6-25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. Garrison duty at Nashville, Tenn., until January, 1865. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., January 18, and Post duty there until July 28. Mustered out August 3, 1865.

Battery lost during service 31 Enlisted men by disease.


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