United States Regiments & Batteries > Ohio

The 26th Ohio Independent Battery lost 22 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

August Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, as Company “F” 32nd Ohio Infantry
September 15 Left State for West Virginia
September 18 At Grafton, W. Va.
September 22 At Beverly. Attached to Kimball’s Brigade, Reynolds’ Command, West Virginia.
October Stationed at Cheat Mountain Summit, W. Va. Assigned to Cheat Mountain District, West Virginia.
October 3 Action at Greenbrier
October Duty at Greenbrier
November Attached to Milroy’s Brigade, Cheat Mountain District
December 13 Camp Allegheny
December Ordered to Beverly and duty there
March Assigned to Milroy’s Brigade, Mountain Department
April 1-12 Expedition on the Seneca
April 12 Action at Monterey
Apri At Staunton
May 8 Battle of McDowell
May March to Franklin and duty there attached to Schenck’s Brigade, Mountain Department
May 25 Pursuit of Jackson up the Shenandoah Valley.
June 8 Battle of Cross Keys
June Duty at Strasburg and Winchester attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of Virginia
July 20 Detached from 32nd Infantry for Artillery duty. Garrison at Winchester.
September 11-12 Retreat to Harper’s Ferry
September 12-15 Defense of Harper’s Ferry attached to Miles’ Command, Harper’s Ferry
September 15 Battery surrendered with garrison
September Paroled and sent to Annapolis, Md.
Fall To Chicago, Ill., and to Camp Taylor, Cleveland, Ohio
January 12 Exchanged
January 20-25 Again attached to 32nd Infantry and moved to Memphis, Tenn. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps
February 20 Moved to Lake Providence, La.
April 17 To Milliken’s Bend, La.
April 25-30 Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf
May 1 Battle of Port Gibson, Miss.
May 12 Raymond
May 14 Jackson
May 16 Champion’s Hill

Captured a Battery of six guns and assigned to duty as Artillery

May 18-July 4 Siege of Vicksburg, Miss.
May 19 and 22 Assaults on Vicksburg
August 3 Attached to Battery D 1st Illinois Artillery and to 3rd Ohio Battery
August 20-September 2 Expedition to Monroe, La.,
October 14-20 Expedition to Canton and Brownsville
December 22 Permanently detached from 32nd Ohio as 26th Ohio Battery. Garrison duty at Vicksburg, Miss. Served with Artillery, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps
January 1 to February 3 On Veteran furlough
February 3-March 2 Meridian Campaign
March Duty at Vicksburg attached to Maltby’s Brigade, District of Vicksburg
September 29-October 3 Expedition to Rodney and Fayette
October 4-11 Expedition to Woodville
October 5-6 Woodville
October Moved to Natchez, Miss., and garrison duty there
April Ordered to Texas
April – August Duty on the Rio Grande, Texas
August Ordered home for muster out
September 2 Mustered out at Todd’s Barracks, Columbus, Ohio