14th Ohio Independent Battery
compiled by Larry Stevens
References for this Unit
- see also Bibliography of State-Wide References
- Ohio In The War-Volume II. Whitelaw Reid. Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin. Cincinnati 1868
- Henry Fletcher Bowers Collection, 1861-1934. Henry Fletcher Bowers. Soldier with 14th Independent Battery Ohio Light Artillery from 1861 to 1864 when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving as a nurse on several hospital ships on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers for the remainder of the Civil War. Typed transcript. Location of original unknown. Call# Hayes MS Ac.5455. Bowling Green State University. Bowling Green. Ohio
- George Hurlbut Diary 1862. 2nd Lieutenant George Hurlbut. 14th Independent Battery Ohio Light Artillery. 0.2 linear ft. Call# MS. 3185. Western Reserve Historical Society. Cleveland. Ohio
- National Tribune. Restoring Spiked Cannon. Lafayette F. Blair. April 14, 1910. Island No. 10
- National Tribune. With the Battery Boys. William E. Forbes. April 25, 1912. Battle of Atlanta, 22 July 1864
- Letters Home, 1861-1865: Camp and Campaign Life of a Union Artilleryman / Simeon McCord. Simeon McCord. Sgt. 14th Ohio Battery. Edited with additional material by Ruth K. Lyons. 202 pgs. NP. Shaker Heights. Ohio. 1962? Call# E601 M131. Archives Library. Western Reserve Historical Society. Cleveland. Ohio
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
HistoryMustered in under Captain Jerome B. Burrows on September 10th, 1861, it left Cleveland and served at Shiloh, seige of Corinth, Resaca, Dallas, Kenesaw Mountain, Ruff's Mills, Decatur, Atlanta and Nashville. The battery mustered out on August 8th, 1865.
From Dyer's Compendium14th Independent Battery Light Artillery. Organized at Cleveland, Ohio, and mustered in September 10, 1861. Moved to Camp Dennison, Ohio, January 1, 1862, and to St. Louis, Mo., February 9; thence to Cairo, Ill., and to Paducah, Ky., February 13. Attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee to April, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. Artillery, District of Jackson, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, District of Jackson, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1863. District of Corinth, Miss., 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. Artillery, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to November, 1864. Artillery Post, Nashville, Tenn., to November, 1864. Artillery, 7th Division, Wilson's Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi to July, 1865.
SERVICE.--Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7, 1862. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Jackson, Tenn., and duty there till June 2, 1863. Moved to Corinth, Miss., and duty there till November 2, 1863. Moved to Lynnville, Tenn., and duty there till March 13, 1864. Reenlisted January 1, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8, 1864. Demonstrations on Resaca May 8-13. Sugar Valley, near Resaca, May 9. Near Resaca May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw Mountain June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Ruff's Mills July 3-4. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 3-26. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., October 24. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap and Franklin December 17. West Harpeth River December 17. Richland Creek December 24. Sugar Creek, Pulaski, December 25-26. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., thence to Eastport, Miss, and duty there till February 6. Ordered to New Orleans, La.. and duty there till April. Moved to Mobile Bay April 3-7. March to Greenville, Ala., April 18-22; thence to Eufala April 24-27, and to Montgomery May 5. March to Columbus, Miss., May 11-21, and duty there till July 27. Mustered out August 11, 1865. Battery lost during service 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 37 Enlisted men by disease. Total 49.
Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.
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