Kentucky Civil War Union Artillery Units

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The information in this list of Kentucky Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). That web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

  • 1st Regiment, Kentucky Heavy Artillery (African descent) (Union)
    Designated the 7th Regiment, United States Colored Artillery (Heavy), afterward 8th Regiment, United States Colored Artillery(Heavy)
  • Independent Battery A, Kentucky Light Artillery (Union)
    Organized at Camp Joe Holt, Kentucky, from Louisville Legion July, 1861, as Stone's Battery, and mustered in at Camp Muldraugh's Hill, Kentucky, September 27, 1861
    Duty at San Antonio, Texas, and at Victoria, Texas, until November. Mustered out November 17, 1865.
  • Independent Battery C, Kentucky Light Artillery (Union)
    Commenced organizing at Lebanon, Kentucky, May, 1863. Morgan's attack on Lebanon, Kentucky, July 3, 1863. Battery captured. Reorganized at Louisville, Kentucky, September 10, 1863.
    Ordered to Little Rock, Arkansas, and post duty there until July. Mustered out July 26, 1865.
  • Independent Battery E, Kentucky Light Artillery (Union)
    Organized at Camp Nelson, Kentucky, October to December, 1863. Attached to District of North Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to November, 1863. District of Somerset, Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to January, 1864. District of Southwest Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio, to April, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Kentucky, 5th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to December, 1864. Garrison, Lexington, Kentucky, District of Kentucky, to August, 1865.
    Duty at Lexington and Camp Nelson, Kentucky, until August, 1865. Mustered out August 1, 1865.