United States Regiments & Batteries > Indiana

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

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

The battery was 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.
February Moved to 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
July 11-12 Repulse of Early’s attack on Washington
June Ordered to Indianapolis, Indiana, to muster out
July 5 Mustered out