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24th Ohio Independent Battery Light
24th Ohio Independent Battery Light Artillery Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the
State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 10, by Ohio
Roster Commission (Joseph B. Foraker, Governor, James S. Robinson, Sec'y of
State and H. A. Axline, Adjutant-General), 1886
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|Twenty-fourth Independent Battery Light Artillery. —
Capts. John L. Hill; First Lieuts., James W. Gamble, James J. Brown,
Frederick W. Poor; Second Lieuts., William March, Samuel Lyle, Jr. This
battery was mustered into service on Aug. 4, 1863, at Camp Dennison, to
serve for three years. In November it was taken by rail to Johnson's
island, to guard Confederate prisoners. On June 9, 1864, orders were
received to move by rail to Kentucky to aid in looking after Morgan's
cavalry, but on reaching Xenia, O., counter orders were met and the
battery returned to Camp Hill, Johnson's island. In August it was taken
to Camp Chase, and from there was ordered to report at Camp Douglas,
near Chicago. It was mustered out on June 24, 1865.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2