Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – Kansas Batteries

Quarterly reviews of the Kansas batteries are always interesting, and demanding of attention. There were three formal batteries mustered and counted against the state’s quota of volunteers. And those did not have “conventional” lineages as we see with most state batteries. Furthermore, there were several sections formed within infantry and cavalry formations, which, while temporary,Continue reading “Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – Kansas Batteries”

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

Looking to the bottom of the Indiana section for the third quarter, 1863, we find five entries set aside from the independent batteries: Looking closer, those are two entry lines for the 1st Indiana Heavy Artillery and three sections from other arms: As we have not detailed the “heavies” often enough within the summaries, letContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Indiana’s batteries, Part 3”

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”