Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Ohio Independent Batteries, Part 2

Twenty-six independent batteries from Ohio, recall?  But only twenty-four of those might properly be called “complete” as Ohio batteries.  We looked at what the first dozen of those were doing in the third quarter, 1863.  So we turn now to the remainder: Looking at each battery in detail: 13th Battery: Not listed.  Most histories indicateContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Ohio Independent Batteries, Part 2”

Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Ohio Independent Batteries, Part 2

Picking up where we left off with the last post, we proceed through Ohio’s independent batteries for the second quarter of 1863.  Looking at the “lower half” of those: As mentioned last week, there were twenty-six numbered independent batteries.  Only twenty-five appear on this list.  The last, the 26th Independent Battery, was Company F, 32ndContinue reading “Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Ohio Independent Batteries, Part 2”

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

Picking up where we left off with the Ohio batteries… and turning the page in the ledger book, we find 15th through 25th Battery at the top of the next sheet: Of those listed, the clerks recorded only seven returns.  The other four are left for us to fill in the blanks. And we shouldContinue reading “Summary Statement, 1st Quarter, 1863 – Ohio’s Independent Batteries, Part 2”