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Ohio 5th Volunteer Independent Light Artillery (Union)

8/1/61

Organized - Ohio 5th Volunteer Independent Light Artillery - Ohio

4/6/62

Battle - Shiloh - Hardin County, Tennessee

Shiloh
Shiloh

On the morning of April 6, 1862, 40,000 Confederate soldiers under the command of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston poured out of the nearby woods and struck the encamped divisions of Union soldiers occupying ground near Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River.READ MORE

10/3/62

Battle - Battle of Corinth - Corinth, Mississippi

Battle of Corinth
Battle of Corinth

Not to be confused with Siege of Corinth. Also known as Second Battle of Corinth.READ MORE

5/18/63

Battle - Vicksburg - Vicksburg, Mississippi

Vicksburg
Vicksburg

In mid-May, 1863, after six months of unsuccessful attempts, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee finally converged on Vicksburg, defended by a Confederate army under Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton. Capture of the Mississippi River town was critical to Union control of the strategic river. Vicksburg was located on a high river bluff defended with artillery, and Pemberton's men had constructed a series of fortifications in an 8-mile arc surrounding the city on the landward side. After crossing the…READ MORE

7/31/65

Mustered Out - Ohio 5th Volunteer Independent Light Artillery - Ohio

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