Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Indiana’s batteries, Part 2

We started on the last post working down this long list of Indiana batteries: In that last post, we discussed the first dozen independent batteries.  Picking up there, we have independent batteries 13 through 26: Yes, a baker’s dozen plus one.  But with those fourteen batteries, we actually have less numbers to consider as onlyContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Indiana’s batteries, Part 2”

Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Indiana, miscellaneous lines

Before we can leave the Indiana batteries, here for the 2nd quarter, 1863, there is the matter of six lines below the numbered independent batteries: One of these, Wilder’s Battery on line 28, is familiar from the previous quarter.  Furthermore, that battery would receive a number designation, the 26th, later in the war.  But the othersContinue reading “Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Indiana, miscellaneous lines”

Summary Statement, 1st Quarter, 1863 – Indiana’s Batteries, Part 2

We split the Indiana batteries in half, discussing the first twelve batteries in the last installment.  Those batteries were all posted to the Western or Trans-Mississippi Theaters.  So now we turn to the lower half of the order: And right off the bat we see a few Eastern Theater postings.  Clerks recorded entries for eightContinue reading “Summary Statement, 1st Quarter, 1863 – Indiana’s Batteries, Part 2”