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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. 


Fourth Battery.



(This battery was organized at Indianapolis, Ind.,

Sept. 30, 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.


It  was mustered out in July, 1865,

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.)






 Benjamin F. Johnson

10 Nov., 64



First Lieutenants.


 George M. Lamb

9 Jan., 65


James E. Gamble

10 Jan.,



Second Lieutenants.


George W. Jackson

2 Nov., 64


Oliver H. Bowman

1 Jan., 65






Transferred, (1.)


Captain Asahel K. Bush

September 30, 1863, to Veteran Reserve Corps.


Resigned, (4.)


 First Lieut. Mark L. De Mott

March 8, 1862.


First Lieut. Leonard R. De Groff

May 10, 1862.


First Lieut. Augustus A. Starr

July 1, 1863.


Second Lieut. John W. McCleary

March 9, 1863.



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


First Lieut. Henry J. Willits

October 6, 1864.


Second Lieut. Willis H. Pettit

October 6, 1864.



Missing, (1.)


First Lieut. David Flaneburg

Since September 19, 1863.





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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