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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. 


Seventh Battery.



 (This battery was organized at Indianapolis, Ind.,

December 21, 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 July 20, 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.)





 William Stokes

11 Apr., 65



First Lieutenants.


 William H. Hartley

12 May, 65


Allen Alloway

12 May,



Second Lieutenant.


Louis Weisenthal

12 May, 65


James O'Mara, a. w. m.







Promoted, (1.)


 Captain George R. Swallow

May 5, 1864, to Major, 10th regiment Indiana Cavalry.



Resigned, (3.)


Captain Samuel J. Harris

March 28, 1862


First Lieut. Lewis B. Leonard

April 22, 1862


First Lieut. John J. Hawes

December 23, 1862



Mustered out on expiration of term of service, (5.)


Captain Otho H. Morgan

December 7, 1864


First Lieut. John C. Fislar

December 7, 1864


First Lieut. George M. Repp

December 7, 1864


Second Lieut. Columbus S. Pound

December 7, 1864


Second Lieut. George C. Masterson

December 7, 1864



Died, (1.)


Second Lieut. Frank W. Buckmar

January 16, 1863, of wounds received in action at Stone River, Tenn.





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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