19th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

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.[1]

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

  • 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).