Official Army Register of the Volunteer Force
of the United States Army
for the Years 1861, ’62, ’63, ’64, ’65.
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.
(This battery was organized at Indianapolis, Ind.,
August 16, 1861, to serve three years.
On the expiration of term of service the original members (except veterans)
were mustered out, and the organization, composed of veterans and recruits,
retained in service until August 22, 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.)
9 Aug., 64
5 Aug., 63
John W. Gerhardt
Captain Martin Klauss
June 20, 1864.
First Lieut. John Louis Bitrolff, Jr.
July 22, 1863.
Second Lieut. Caspar Tomhemelt
April 12, 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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