United States Regiments & Batteries > Indiana

The 17th Indiana Battery lost 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 10 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Indianapolis, Ind.
May 20 Mustered in
July 5 Left State for Baltimore, Md.
July 7 Garrison duty at Baltimore, Md. Attached to Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department
December 27 Moved to Harper’s Ferry and garrison duty there
January Attached to Defenses, Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps
March Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps
June Attached to Maryland Brigade, French’s Command, 8th Army Corps
July 1 Evacuation of Harper’s Ferry
July 7 Reoccupation of Harper’s Ferry and Maryland Heights. Attached to 2nd Brigade, then 1st Brigade, Maryland Heights Division, Dept. of West Virginia
October 18 Action at Berryville, Va.
December 10-24 Well’s Demonstration from Harper’s Ferry
December Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, West Virginia
January Attached to Wheaton’s Brigade, 1st Division, West Virginia
April Attached to Reserve Division, Harper’s Ferry
August 7-November 28 Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Attached to Reserve Artillery, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
September 19
Third Battle of Winchester (Opequan)
September 21 Strasburg
September 22
Fisher’s Hill
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek
October Garrison duty at Frederick City, Md., and at Winchester, Va.
December Attached to Artillery Brigade, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah
March Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Shenandoah
June 19 Ordered to Indianapolis, Ind.
July 8 Mustered out