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26th Ohio Independent Battery Light Artillery

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26th 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     View Entire Book

Regimental History
Twenty-sixth Independent Battery Light Artillery. Capt., Theobold D. Yost; First Lieuts., Levi J. Cox, Omar S. Lee, John C. Hampson ; Second Lieuts., Abel T. Lee, John E. Kitzmiller. This battery (formerly Co. F, 32nd Ohio infantry) was organized at Camp Hartley, Aug. 30, 1861, to serve for three years. It was permanently detached, as a battery, on Dec. 22, 1863. The engagements in which this battery took part, previous to the date of its detachment, will be found in connection with the 32nd infantry. After its veteran furlough the battery returned to Vicksburg, Miss., Feb. 3, 1864. It participated in a number of expeditions from Vicksburg and Natchez, and in November was ordered to report at Natchez for garrison duty. After the close of the war it was attached to the Texas expedition and served on the Rio Grande until Aug., 1865, when it was ordered to Ohio and mustered out on Sept. 2, 1865, at Tod Barracks, Columbus, in accordance with orders from the war department.

Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 2

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