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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
Organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, and mustered in August 5, 1862. Ordered to march to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Virginia, April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 10, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>  
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This Unit was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, and mustered in August 5, 1862.&nbsp; It was ordered to march to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Virginia, April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24.&nbsp; They mustered out June 10, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uninarty.htm#19th 19th Independent Battery Light Artillery], (accessed 2 May 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/19th_Independent_Battery_Indiana_Light_Artillery 19th Independent Battery Indiana Light Artillery], (accessed 20 June 2012).<br>
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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WEBSITES  
 
WEBSITES  
  
*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System]&nbsp;(accessed 13 Dec 2010) can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment.<br>
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*[http://www.indianadigitalarchives.org/TitleInfo.aspx?TID=77 Indiana State Digital Achives for Civil War ]can be searched by soldier's name (accessed 1 May 2011) <br>
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Indiana in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).<br>
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*National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
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*[[Indiana in the Civil War|Indiana in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Indiana, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
  
 
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uninarty.htm#19th The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 13 Dec 2010)&nbsp;&nbsp;Brief history of the 19th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery.<br>
 
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uninarty.htm#19th The Civil War Archive]. (accessed 13 Dec 2010)&nbsp;&nbsp;Brief history of the 19th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery.<br>

Latest revision as of 11:46, 21 February 2020

Brief History[edit | edit source]

This Unit was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, and mustered in August 5, 1862.  It was ordered to march to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Virginia, April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24.  They mustered out June 10, 1865.[1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:


Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.



  • Officer and Non-Commissioned Office - see Roster
  • Nineteenth Battery - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 758-760

The Battery with their counties and their rosters are on the 19th Indiana Light Battery, on CIVIL WAR INDEX web site. (accessed 05 Feb 2011 2011)

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

WEBSITES

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Indiana in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Indiana in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Indiana, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • The Civil War Archive. (accessed 13 Dec 2010)  Brief history of the 19th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery.
  • Wikipedia (accessed 13 Dec 2010) article on the 19th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).