United States Regiments & Batteries > Indiana


The 16th Indiana Battery lost 11 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
Organized at Lafayette, Ind.
March 24 Mustered in at Indianapolis
June 1 Left State for Washington, D.C.
June Duty at Capitol Hill. Attached to Military District of Washington, D. C., then Artillery, 2nd Army Corps, Army of Virginia
June 26 Ordered to join Banks in the Shenandoah Valley
July to September Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia
August 9 Battle of Cedar Mountain
August 21-23 Fords of the Rappahannock
August 29 Battle of Groveton
August 30
Second Battle of Bull Run
September 6-22 Maryland Campaign. Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
September 16-17
Battle of Antietam

In reserve

September Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty in the Defenses of that city attached to Artillery, 2nd Brigade, Defenses North of the Potomac, Defenses of Washington, D.C.
1863
February Fort Washington, Defenses of Washington, North of the Potomac, 22nd Army Corps
May Assigned to 2nd Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
July Transferred to 3rd Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
December Transferred to 1st Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
1864
July 11-12 Repulse of Early’s attack on Washington
1865
June Ordered to Indianapolis, Ind
July 5 Mustered out