Independent Battery, United States Colored Light Artillery

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United States Gotoarrow.pngU.S. Military Gotoarrow.pngUnited States Colored Troops in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png Independent Battery, United States Colored Light Artillery


Brief History

Organized at Leavenworth, Kansas, December 23, 1864.
Mustered out July 22, 1865. [1]

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.

Company A

Company B

Company C

Company D

Company E

Company F

Company G

Company H

Company I

Company K


Other Sources

National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, searchable by soldier's name (accessed 6 December 2010).

FamilySearch Wiki: Kansas in the Civil War
  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).