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Official Army Register of the Volunteer Force

 of the United States Army

 for the Years 1861,  ’62, ’63, ’64, ’65.


Part VI.


Indiana – Illinois


Published by Order of the Secretary of War,

in Compliance with the Joint Resolution of the Senate

and House of Representatives, approved  March 2, 1865.


Adjutant General’s Office, Washington, August 31, 1865, pp. 1-2.




Indiana Light Artillery.


Independent Batteries. 


Third Battery.



(This battery was organized at Indianapolis, Ind.,

August 24, 1861, to serve three years.


On the expiration of its term of service the original members (except veterans)

were mustered out, and the organization, composed of veterans and recruits,

retained in service until August 21, 1865, when it was mustered out,

in accordance with orders from the War Department.)


(The official list of battles in which this battery

bore an honorable part is not yet published in orders.)






 Richard Burns

25 July, 65



First Lieutenant.


 Francis C. Swiggett

26 July, 65



Second Lieutenant.


Philip McPherson

25 Oct. 63






Promoted, (1.)


First Lieut. Hubbard T. Thomas

March 22, 1863, to Captain Wilder's Indiana battery.



Resigned, (2.)


 First Lieut. Adolphus G. Armington

April 10, 1863.


Second Lieut. Leonidas Thrasher

December 26, 1861.



Mustered Out on Expiration of Term of Service, (2.)


Captain Thomas J. Ginn

June 13, 1865.


Second Lieut. Leonidas Thrasher

December 26, 1861.



Discharged, (1.)


Captain William W. Frybarger

December 7, 1861.



Died, (1.)


Second Lieut. James S. Develin

November 24, 1862, of wounds received in action at Lone Jack, Mo.



Dismissed, (1.)


Captain James M. Cockefair

December -, 1864.





This roster of officers is given as it stood on the day of muster out.


Information obtained at the National Archives, Washington, DC


Contributed by:  Mark Anderson


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