Horace H. Worden

Horace H. Worden

Birth
Death 15 Apr 1864
Burial Berlin, Green Lake County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Block 20, Lot 15, Space 3
Memorial ID 97463206 · View Source
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Horace H. Worden enlisted as a Corporal in the Third Independent Battery, Wisconsin Volunteer Light Artillery on Sep 4, 1861 for three years. This unit served in the Army of the Ohio and the Army of the Cumberland in the Western Theater of the Civil War and saw service in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. The battery was armed with two 12pdr howitzers and four 10pdr Parrott rifled guns. Horace Worden at some point was promoted to Sergeant, and was with his battery in the advance on Shiloh, TN (unit not present at battle); the advance on and "siege" of Corinth, MS; Buell's operations toward Chattanooga, TN; the Kentucky Campaign (present but not engaged in the Battle of Perryville); the Battle of Stones River, TN (heavily engaged); the Tullahoma Campaign, TN; and the Battle of Chickamauga, GA.
On Sep 20, 1863 at Chickamauga, the 3rd Wisconsin Battery was in the path of Longstreet's assault, losing 5 guns and taking 26 casualties. The survivors retired with the rest of the Army of the Cumberland into Chattanooga. Having sustained such damage, the 3rd Wisconsin Battery was never reorganized as a full battery but was subsequently used for garrison duties and detached services, including duties at Fort Negley in Chattanooga and Lunette Palmer of Fortress Rosecrans in Murfreesboro, TN.
SGT Worden was discharged due to disability on Feb 8, 1864 and apparently returned to Wisconsin. He died sometime before 1890 according to information compiled by his battery mates for a reunion.


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Sgt.
3D Wis.
Battery


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  • Created by: Louis Mosier
  • Added: 20 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 97463206
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Horace H. Worden (unknown–15 Apr 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 97463206, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Berlin, Green Lake County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Louis Mosier (contributor 47791778) .