Battle Unit Details


Independent Battery A, Kentucky Light Artillery

Organized at Camp Joe Holt, Ky., from Louisville Legion July, 1861, as Stone's Battery, and mustered in at Camp Muldraugh's Hill, Ky., September 27, 1861. Attached to Rousseau's Brigade, McCook's Command, at Nolin, to December, 1861. Artillery, 2nd Division, Army Ohio, to August, 1862. 28th Brigade, 3rd Division, Army Ohio, to October, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 3rd Corps, Army Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Centre 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, Army Cumberland, to October, 1863. Unassigned, Army of the Cumberland, to December, 1863. Post of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1864. 2nd Division, Artillery Reserve, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Texas to November, 1865.

SERVICE-Moved to Muldraugh's Hill, Ky., September 17, 1861. At Camp Muldraugh's Hill and Nolin till February, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn., February 10-March 2. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 16-April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 20-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty there till December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Jefferson December 30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro till June. Expedition to McMinnville March 20-30. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Occupation of Tullahoma July 1. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River, and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Davis Cross Roads, near Dug Gap, September 11. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. At Murfreesboro, Tenn., till March, 1864, and at Nashville, Tenn., as Garrison Artillery, till November, 1864. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Warfield's, near Columbia, December 23. At Huntsville, Ala., till March, 1865. Expedition to Bull's Gap and operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. At Nashville till June. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Texas June-July. Duty at San Antonio, Texas, and at Victoria, Texas, till November. Mustered out November 17, 1865.

Battery lost during service 10 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 32.
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