13th Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery

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This battery was never fully organized. One Section mustered in February 15, 1862.&nbsp; They were attached to 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee. They were discontinued April 20, 1862, the men being transferred to 7th, 10th and 14th Ohio Batteries. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref><br>  
 
This battery was never fully organized. One Section mustered in February 15, 1862.&nbsp; They were attached to 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee. They were discontinued April 20, 1862, the men being transferred to 7th, 10th and 14th Ohio Batteries. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref><br>  
  
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:  
  
 
*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/acw13.html 13th Ohio Independent Battery]<br>
 
*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/acw13.html 13th Ohio Independent Battery]<br>
  
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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Men often enlisted in a company 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 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.  
  
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 147 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0013YAL Roster]. <br>
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 147 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0013YAL Roster]. <br>  
  
Many men from Hocking County
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County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All Part I Revised. [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/acw13.html 13th Ohio Independent Battery]<br>Web Publishing Copyright © 2012  
 
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County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All Part I Revised. Web Publishing Copyright © 2012
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Brief History

This battery was never fully organized. One Section mustered in February 15, 1862.  They were attached to 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee. They were discontinued April 20, 1862, the men being transferred to 7th, 10th and 14th Ohio Batteries. [1]

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


Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company 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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 147 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All Part I Revised. 13th Ohio Independent Battery
Web Publishing Copyright © 2012

Other Sources

  • 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).