5th Ohio Independent Battery
compiled by Larry Stevens
References for this Unit
- see also Bibliography of State-Wide References
- Ohio In The War-Volume II. Whitelaw Reid. Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin. Cincinnati 1868
- Sarah J. Green Papers. Letters, 1863-1864, to Sarah J. Green, Montezuma, O., from her husband, Sgt. Thomas Green, Co. I, 156th O.V.I., and her brothers, Isaac W. Preston, 5th Ind. Battery O.V.L.A., and William Preston, Co. A, 71st O.V.I. 21 items. Call# VFM 1451. Ohio Historical Society. Columbus. Ohio
- General Hickenlooper at the Battle of Shiloh. Andrew Hickenlooper. 6 pgs. NP. Cincinnati. 1879. CSmH
- The Vicksburg Mine. By Andrew Hickenlooper, Brevet Brigadier-General, U.S.V., Chief Engineer of the Seventeenth Army Corps. Andrew Hickenlooper. pgs. 539-542. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume III. The Century Co. 1884, 1888
- Address Before Crocker's Iowa Brigade, 1885. Andrew Hickenlooper. 30 pgs. NP. NP. 1885. CSmH
- Our Volunteer Engineers. Andrew Hickenlooper. pgs. 301-318. Ohio MOLLUS. Volume III. Robert Clark & Co. Cincinnati. 1890
- Sherman. General Andrew Hickenlooper's Address at the Twenty-Third Meeting at the Society of the Army of the Tennessee, Chigago, Ill., October 7, 1891. Andrew Hickenlooper. 23 pgs. Press of F.W. Freeman. Cincinnati. Ohio. 1893
- The Artillery . . . Response by General A. Hickenlooper. Andrew Hickenlooper. 4 pgs. NP. Cincinnati. 1898. CSmH
- The Battle of Shiloh Part I - Personal Experiences in the Battle. By Andrew Hickenlooper. Late Lieutenant Colonel and Assistant Inspector General U.S.V.; Brevet Brigadier General U.S.V., commanding Third Brigade, Fourth Division, Seventeenth Army Corps. From: Sketches of War History. MOLLUS. Ohio. Vol. 5. Cincinnati. Robert Clarke. 1903. pgs. 402-438. Call# E464M5.1991v5. USAMHI. Carlisle Barracks. PA.
- The Battle of Shiloh Part II - General Review of Reports of the Battle. By Andrew Hickenlooper. Late Lieutenant Colonel and Assistant Inspector General U.S.V.; Brevet Brigadier General U.S.V., commanding Third Brigade, Fourth Division, Seventeenth Army Corps. From: Sketches of War History. MOLLUS. Ohio. Vol. 5. Cincinnati. Robert Clarke. 1903. pgs. 439-483. Call# E464M5.1991v5. USAMHI. Carlisle Barracks. PA.
- Lieutenant Anthony B. Burton's Account of the Activities of the 5th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery, at Vicksburg. Lt. Anthony B. Burton 5th Ohio Independent Battery. Edited by Edwin C. Bearss. pgs. 274-330. Volume 10. Winter. Louisiana Studies. 1971
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
- 5th Battery Ohio Artillery Monument. Vicksburg National Military Park. 3201 Clay Street. Vicksburg. MS. 39180. 1998
Captain Andrew Hickenlooper
5th Ohio Independent Battery
Courtesy of and Copyright © L.M. Strayer Collection
HistoryCaptain Andrew Hickenlooper organized the unit at St. Louis, September, 22, 1861. The unit participated at Shiloh, seige of Corinth, Vicksburg, Jackson and Little Rock. The Battery mustered out at Camp Dennison, July 31st, 1865.
From Dyer's Compendium5th Independent Battery Light Artillery. Organized at St. Louis, Mo., under authority of General Fremont August 31, 1861, and mustered in at St. Louis, Mo., as 5th Ohio Battery September 22, 1861. Moved to Jefferson City, Mo., October 11, and duty there till March 7, 1862. Attached to Dept. of Missouri till March, 1862. Artillery, 6th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. Artillery, 6th Division, District of Corinth, Miss., to November, 1862. Artillery, 6th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Artillery, 13th Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to November, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Arkansas, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to May, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to October, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.--Ordered to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 7, 1862. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth, Miss., till November. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Moved to Grand Junction November 2. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad November 2, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Moved to Moscow, Tenn., and duty there till March 8. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., and duty there till May. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 25-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Assault on Jackson July 12. Ordered to Helena, Ark., July 25. Steele's Expedition to Little Rock, Ark., August 3-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock as Garrison Artillery till July, 1865. Expedition from Little Rock to Little Red River August 6-16, 1864. Expedition from Little Rock in pursuit of Shelby August 27-September 6, 1864. Non-Veterans mustered out September 20, 1864. Veterans and Recruits at Little Rock till July, 1865. Mustered out July 31, 1865. Battery lost during service 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 36 Enlisted men by disease. Total 41.
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