23rd Independent Battery Indiana Light Artillery

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23rd Independent Battery Indiana Light Artillery
Active November 8, 1862 to July 2, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Engagements Atlanta Campaign
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Dallas
Battle of New Hope Church
Battle of Allatoona
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
Franklin-Nashville Campaign
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville
Carolinas Campaign

23rd Indiana Battery Light Artillery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The battery was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana and mustered in November 8, 1862 for a three year enlistment.

The battery was attached to District of Louisville, Kentucky, Department of the Ohio, to September 1863. Artillery, Wilcox's Left Wing forces, XXIII Corps, Department of the Ohio, to January 1864. District of the Clinch, Department of the Ohio, to April 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, XXIII Corps, Department of the Ohio, to August 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, XXIII Corps, Army of the Ohio, to February 1865, and Department of North Carolina to June 1865.

The 23rd Indiana Battery Light Artillery mustered out of service on July 2, 1865 at Indianapolis, Indiana.

Detailed service timeline[edit]

Casualties[edit]

The battery lost a total of 19 men during service; 2 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 17 enlisted men died of disease.

Commanders[edit]

  • Lieutenant Aaron A. Wilber - commanded at the battle of Nashville

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
Attribution
  • This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.