1st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery

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*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/acw1.html 1st Ohio Independent Battery]<br>  
 
*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/acw1.html 1st Ohio Independent Battery]<br>  
*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohart2.htm#1st 1st Independent Battery Light Artillery]. (accessed 23 August 2012).<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohart2.htm#1st 1st Independent Battery Light Artillery]. (accessed 23 August 2012).
 
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[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/acw1.html 1st Ohio Independent Battery.]&nbsp; Batteries listed by county, but not discernable.&nbsp; No company rosters.
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=== Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Counties of Origin  ===
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Men often enlisted in a company or battery recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
 
Men often enlisted in a company or battery recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
  
Battery E - Many men from [[Morrow_County,_Ohio|Morrow County]]<ref>Abraham J Baughman, Robert Franklin Bartlett, ''History of Morrow County Ohio, (Chicago - New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911), page 171. [http://archive.org/stream/historymorrowco00bartgoog#page/n203/mode/1up - internet Archives]</ref>  
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Battery E - Many men from [[Morrow County, Ohio|Morrow County]]<ref>Abraham J Baughman, Robert Franklin Bartlett, ''History of Morrow County Ohio, (Chicago - New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911), page 171. [http://archive.org/stream/historymorrowco00bartgoog#page/n203/mode/1up - internet Archives]</ref>  
  
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 462 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0001YAL Roster].  
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 462 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0001YAL Roster].  
 
County information from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All '' Part I Revised, on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/acw1.html 1st Ohio Independent Battery]. <br>
 
  
 
=== '''Other Sources'''  ===
 
=== '''Other Sources'''  ===

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Contents

Brief History

The 1st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery mustered in on August 6, 1861.  It was organized at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio.  They were mustered out June 26, 1865 at Washington, District of Columbia.[1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company or battery recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Battery E - Many men from Morrow County[2]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 462 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 1st Ohio Independent Battery Light Artillery, Civil War Index, which includes history, battles, roster with name, rank, age, date entered service, period of service and remarks.
  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Ohio in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Ohio in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Ohio, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010.
  2. Abraham J Baughman, Robert Franklin Bartlett, History of Morrow County Ohio, (Chicago - New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911), page 171. - internet Archives