Battle Unit Details


Independent Battery E, Kentucky Light Artillery

Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., October to December, 1863. Attached to District of North Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to November, 1863. District of Somerset, Ky., 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to January, 1864. District of Southwest Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio, to April, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Kentucky, 5th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to December, 1864. Garrison, Lexington, Ky., District of Kentucky, to August, 1865.

Garrison duty at Camp Nelson and Camp Burnside, Ky., till June, 1864. Re-enlisted February, 1864. Duty at Lexington, Ky., till November, 1864. Stoneman's Raid to Southwest Virginia December 10-29. Kingsport December 13. Near Marion December 16-17. Saltville, Va., December 20-21. Duty at Lexington and Camp Nelson, Ky., till August, 1865. Mustered out August 1, 1865.

Battery lost during service 10 by disease.
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