Thursday, September 11, 2014

Barnett's 1st Light Artillery

Six Companies organized at Cleveland, Ohio. Moved to Columbus, Ohio, and mustered in April 22, 1861. Moved to Marietta, Ohio, and duty there till May 30. Batteries "D" and "F" moved from Camp Putnam, Marietta to Parkersburg, W. Va., May 29, thence to Clarksburg, Webster and Phillippi May 29-June 3. Action at Phillippi June 3. Other four Companies left Marietta May 30. Moved to Benwood, thence to Grafton and Phillippi, W. Va. West Virginia Campaign July 6-17. Action at Bealington July 7. Laurel Hill July 8. Carrick's Ford July 14. Ordered to Columbus, Ohio, and mustered out July 27, 1861.

SOURCE: Frederick H. Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, p. 1482

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