Battle Unit Details


Independent Battery B, Pennsylvania Light Artillery

Organized at Erie and Chambersburg August, 1861. Moved, with 77th Pennsylvania, to Louisville, Ky., October 18, 1861; thence to Camp Nevin, Ky. Attached to Negley's Brigade, McCook's Command, Army of the Ohio, to December. 1S61. Artillery, 2nd Division, Army of the Ohio, to June, 1862. Artillery, 5th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September 1862. Artillery, 5th Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Left Wing, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 21st Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 4th Corps, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 4th Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Texas to October, 1865.

Camp at Nolin River, Ky., till February, 1862. March to Bowling Green, Ky.; thence to Nashville, Tenn., February 14-March 3. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 16-Aprll 6. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7 (Reserve). Advance on and Siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. 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 1-22. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. Logan's Cross Roads Octooer 18. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 6 and duty there till December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro till June. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River, and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign, August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-October 27. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25; Mission Ridge November 24-25; Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September, 1864. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Demonstration on Dalton May 9-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Kingston May 21. Cassville May 24. New Hope Church May 25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills, May 26-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, or Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochee River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Operations in North Georgia and North Alabama against Hood September 29-November 3. Nashville Campaign November-December. Spring Hill November 23 and November 29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Near Nashville December 6. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till March, 1865. Operations in North Georgia and East Tennessee January 31-April 24. Duty at Nashville, Tenn., till June. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Texas, and duty there till October, 1865. Mustered out October 12, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Officers and 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 25 Enlisted men by disease. Total 35.
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