Battle Unit Details


20th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in September 19, 1862. Left State for Henderson, Ky., December 17, 1862. Attached to District of Western Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to May, 1863. Post and District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. Unattached, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. Artillery, Provisional Division, District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. Garrison Artillery, Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

Duty at Henderson Ky., and in the District of Western Kentucky till May, 1863. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there till October 5, 1863. Refitted and assigned to guard duty along Nashville & Chattanooga R. R. till March 5, 1864. Moved to Bridgeport, Ala., March 5, and garrison duty there till July. Ordered to the field and joined 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, south of the Chattahoochie River, Georgia. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. Action near Atlanta October 30. Moved to Chattanooga, Tenn., November 5, thence to Nashville, Tenn. Battles of Nashville December 15-16. Duty at Courtland, Ala., and Chattanooga, Tenn., till June, 1865. Mustered out June 28, 1865.

Battery lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 24 Enlisted men by disease. Total 25.

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