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5th U.S. Light Artillery, Battery "H"
Active September 1861 to 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Equipment 4 Napoleons; 2 10pdr Parrott rifles
Engagements Siege of Corinth
Battle of Stones River
Tullahoma Campaign
Battle of Chickamauga
Siege of Chattanooga

Battery "H" 5th Regiment of Artillery, was a light artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The battery was attached to Artillery, 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, to May 1862. Artillery, 4th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September 1862. Artillery, 10th Brigade, 4th Division, II Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, Left Wing, XIV Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, XXI Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, IV Corps, to March 1864. 1st Division, Artillery Reserve, Department of the Cumberland, to November 1864. Garrison Artillery, Nashville, Tennessee, Department of the Cumberland, to April 1865.

Detailed service[]

Moved to Louisville, Ky., November, 1861, thence to Munfordville, Ky., and duty there until February 1862. Advance on Nashville, Tenn., February 14–25, 1862. March to Savannah, Tenn., to reinforce the Army of the Tennessee March 20-April 8. Engaged at Shiloh, Tenn., April 7, 1862. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Buell's Campaign in northern Alabama and middle Tennessee June to August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1–16. Lawrenceburg, Ky., October 8. Dog Walk October 9. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty there until December 26. Kimbrough's Mills, Mill Creek, December 6. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26–30. Battle of Stones River December 30–31, 1862 and January 1–3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24–26. Occupation of middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga, September 19–20. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23–27. At Chattanooga until March 25, 1864, and at Nashville, Tenn., until August 31. Pulaski September 27. Moved to Tullahoma September 29. Operations against Wheeler October. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., October 31, and duty there until April 1865. Moved to Fort Richmond, N.Y., April 1865.



  • Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
  • PD-icon.svg This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.

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