Union Regimental Histories

 

Michigan

 

Battery "A" 1st Regiment Light Artillery . ("Loomis' Battery", "Coldwater Artillery")

Attached to State Militia. Tendered its services to the government as an organization and accepted by the government April 23, 1861. On duty at Fort Wayne, Detroit, Mich. Battery reorganized for three years' service and mustered in May 28, 1861. Left State for Cincinnati, Ohio, May 31. Duty at Camp Dennison, Ohio, until June 12. Ordered to West Virginia June 12. Attached to McCook's Brigade, Army of Occupation, West Virginia, to August, 1861. Reynolds' Cheat Mountain District, West Virginia, to December, 1861. Artillery, 3rd Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 17th Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to December, 1863. Garrison Artillery, Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--At Clarksburg, W. Va., June 28, 1861. March to Buckhannon June 28-July 1. Middle Fork Bridge July 6. Camp Garnett, Rich Mountain, July 10. Battle of Camp Garnett, Rich Mountain, July 10-11. Battery remounted with six 10-lb. Parrotts by order of the General commanding. At Beverly July 12. Moved to Cheat Mountain Pass July 13, thence to Elkwater August 14 and duty there until October 30. Operations on Cheat Mountain September 11-17. Point Mountain Turnpike and Cheat Mountain Pass September 13. Elkwater September 14. Greenbrier River October 3-4. Moved to Huttonsville October 30, thence to Phillippi December 6. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., December 16; thence to Bacon Creek December 31 and duty there until February, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., February 14-15. Occupation of Bowling Green February 15. Advance on Nashville, Tenn., February 22-25. Occupation of Nashville February 25. Engaged in scout and patrol duty in Northern Alabama by detachments and at Edgefield, Tenn., until August. Action at Bridgeport, Ala., April 29. Gunter's Landing May 15 (Detachment). Athens May 29 (Detachment). Whites, bore June 13 (Detachment). Expedition from Woodville to Guntersville July 27-30 (Section). March to Nashville, Tenn., thence to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Crab Orchard, Ky., October 1-15. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty there until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Battle of Stone River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Occupation of Tullahoma July 1. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains, and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Davis Cross Roads, near Dug Gap, September 11. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21; 5 pieces captured after 27 Officers and men and 50 horses had been killed and disabled; one with 3 caissons was recaptured on September 19, and two more on the 20th, but all were unfit for duty and the Battery was ordered to Chattanooga; one gun was recaptured at Mission Ridge and the last at Atlanta. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25. Battery stationed at Chattanooga as garrison until July, 1865. Demonstration on Dalton February 22-27, 1864 (Section). Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25, 1864. Mustered out July 12, 1865, and discharged at Jackson, Mich.; July 28, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 28 Enlisted men by disease. Total 40.

Battery "B" 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Grand Rapids and Detroit, Mich., September 10 to December 14, 1861. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., December 17, 1861. Duty in District of West Tennessee until March, 1862. Attached to Hurlbut's 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1862. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March --. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Battery overwhelmed and captured except Lang's Section, which was attached to Mann's Battery "C," 1st Missouri Artillery, April, 1862, to January, 1863. Battery reorganized at Detroit, Mich., December, 1862, and left State for Columbus, Ky., December 25, 1862. Attached to District of Corinth, Miss., 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to March, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved from Columbus, Ky., to Corinth, Miss., January 4-9, 1863, and duty there until March 9. (Lang's Section joined at Corinth January, 1863.) March to Bethel, Tenn., March 9, and duty there until June 7. Moved to Corinth, Miss., June 7, and duty there until October 29. March to Pulaski, Tenn., October 29-November 12, and duty there until April 21, 1864. Veterans on furlough January 7-February 26, 1864. Moved to Athens, Ala., April 21. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Resaca May 8-13. Sugar Valley, near Resaca, May 9. Near Resaca May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Lay's Ferry, Oostenaula River, May 14-15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. Duty at Rome, Ga., until October 14. Reconnaissance from Rome on Cave Springs Road and skirmishes October 12-13. Turkey Creek, Ala., October 25. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Griswoldsville November 22. Jones' Bridge, Ogeechee River, December 7. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S. C., February 2-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 11-12. Congaree Creek February 15. Bates' Ferry, Congaree Creek, February 15. Columbia February 16-17. Near Falling Creek, N. C., March 20. Battle of Bentonville March 20-21. Mill Creek March 22. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Detroit, Mich., June 1-6, and mustered out June 14, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 1 Enlisted man killed and 35 Enlisted men by disease. Total 37.

Battery "C" 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Grand Rapids, Mich., November 23 to December 17, 1861. Mustered in November 28, 1861. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., December 17, 1861, and duty there until February, 1862. Ordered to Commerce, Mo. Attached to Artillery Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, Army of Mississippi, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 8th Division, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 8th Division, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, to November, 1863. Fuller's Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1864. Artillery, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 27th Army Corps, to November, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 17th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Siege of New Madrid, Mo., March 3-14, 1862. Siege and capture of Island No. 10, Mississippi River, March 15-April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 17-22. Action at Monterey April 29. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Reconnaissance toward Corinth May 8. Action at Farmington May 9. Near Corinth May 24. Occupation of Corinth May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Duty at Corinth until November. Reconnaissance from Burnsville toward Iuka and action September 16. Battle of Iuka September 19. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 2, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Duty at Corinth until April, 1863. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 15-May 2. Rock Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., May 13, and duty there until October 18. At Iuka, Miss., until November. Moved to Prospect, Tenn., and duty there until March, 1864. At Decatur, Ala., until May. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Resaca May 8-13. Sugar Valley, near Resaca, May 9. Near Resaca May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5, Ruff's Mills July 3-4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Sandtown July 6-7. Decatur and battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Duty at Marietta until October. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 3-26. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Fishburn's Plantation, near Lane's Bridge, Salkehatchie River, S. C., February 6. Binnaker's Bridge February 9. Orangeburg February 11-12. Columbia February 16-17. Cheraw February 28. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out at Detroit, Mich., June 22, 1865.

Battery lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 34 Enlisted men by disease. Total 37.

 

Battery "D" 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at White Pigeon, Mich., September 17 to December 7, 1861. Left State for Kentucky December 9, 1861. Attached to 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, Artillery Reserve, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1864. Garrison Artillery, Murfreesboro, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, Defenses of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Dick Robinson and Somerset, Ky., until January, 1862. Advance on Camp Hamilton, Ky., January 1-17. Mill Springs, Fishing Creek, January 19. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., February 10-March 2. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 20-April 8. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Duty at Iuka, Miss., and Tuscumbia, Ala., until August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Crab Orchard, Ky., October 1-15. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty there until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25. Occupied Fort Negley and supported General Hooker's assault on Lookout Mountain November 24. Mission Ridge November 25. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., December 5, and garrison duty there until March 30, 1864. Moved to Murfreesboro March 30, and garrison duty at Fort Rosecrans until July, 1865. Siege of Murfreesboro December 5-12, 1864. Moved from Murfreesboro to Jackson, Mich., July 15-22. Mustered out August 3, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and 39 Enlisted men by disease. Total 41.

Battery "E" 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Grand Rapids, Albion and Marshall, Mich., and mustered in December 6, 1861. Left State for Louisville, Ky., thence moved to Bacon Creek, Ky., and duty there until February, 1862. Attached to Artillery, 5th Division, Army of the Ohio, to June, 1862. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Ohio, to August, 1862. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Ohio and Cumberland, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. Garrison Artillery, Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 4th Army Corps, to February, 1865. Unattached, District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on Nashville, Tenn., February 10-March 3, 1862. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 17-April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Occupation of Corinth and pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. Garrison duty at Nashville, Tenn., until June, 1863. Siege of Nashville, Tenn., September 12-November 7, 1862. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., June 1, 1863, and duty there until October. Return to Nashville, Tenn., and garrison duty there until December, 1864. Rousseau's Raid into Alabama and Georgia July 10-22, 1864 (1 Section). Ten Islands, Coosa River, July 14. Stone's Ferry, Tallapoosa River, July 15. Nontasulga July 18. Chewa Station July 18. Opelika July 18. McCook's Raid on Atlanta & West Point Railroad and Macon & Western Railroad July 27-31 (1 Section). Lovejoy's Station July 29. Newnan's July 30. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16, 1864. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Duty at Nashville until February, 1865. Ordered to Decatur, Ala., and garrison duty there until July. Mustered out July 30, 1865.

Battery lost during service 33 by disease.

Battery "F" 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Detroit and Coldwater, Mich., and mustered in January 9, 1862. Left State for Kentucky March 3, 1862. Attached to garrison at West Point, Ky., Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of the Ohio, to August, 1862. Cruft's Brigade, Richmond, Ky., Dept. of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Amy of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to October, 1862. District of Louisville, Ky., Dept. of the Ohio, to December, 1862. Bowling Green. Ky., District of Western Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. Unattached, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to August, 1863. Munfordsville, Ky., 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to August, 1863. District of South Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to January, 1864. Unattached, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to May, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to November, 1864. District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to February, 1865, and Dept. of North Carolina to April, 1865. Post of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison at West Point, Ky,, until June, 1862. Action at Henderson, Ky., June 30. At Richmond, Ky., until September 1. Battle of Richmond August 29-30. Guns captured. Duty at Louisville, Bowling Green and Munfordsville, Ky., until October, 1863. Action at Shepherdsville July 7, 1863. At Glasgow, Ky., October to December, 1863. March across Cumberland Mountains to Knoxville, Tenn., January 14-22, 1864, and garrison duty at Knoxville until April 24, 1864. March to Cleveland, Tenn., April 24-May 1. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton, Ga., May 8-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cassville May 19-22. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw Mountain June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Decatur July 19. Howard House July 20. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. At Decatur September 8 to October 4. At Chattanooga, Tenn., until November 2, and at Johnsonville until November 24. Nashville Campaign November-December. March to Nashville, Tenn., December 1-8. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Movement to Washington, D.C., thence to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 19-February 24, 1865, and to Beaufort and New Berne, N. C., February 25-26. Carolina Campaign March 1-April 26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 3-21. Battle of Wise's Forks March 8-10. Kinston March 14. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21 and duty there until April 8. Ordered to New Berne, N. C., April 8, and duty there until June. Ordered to Jackson, Mich., arriving there June 24. Mustered out July 1, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 9 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 23 Enlisted men by disease. Total 33.

Battery "G" 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Kalamazoo, Mich., and mustered in January 17, 1862. Moved to Louisville, Ky., February 12-14; thence to West Point, Ky., March 3-5, and duty there until April 1. Attached to Artillery, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. Artillery, Cumberland Division, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Artillery, 9th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. Artillery, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to June, 1864. Defenses of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. Artillery Reserve, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1864. United States Forces, Mobile Bay, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. District of Southern Alabama, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.---Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18, 1862. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18 to September 16. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to the Ohio River June 17-October 3. Expedition to Charleston, Gauley River, W. Va., October 21-November 10. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 20, and duty there until December 20. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28, 1862. Chickasaw Bluff December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 17, and duty there until March 8. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La.. March 8. Operations from Milliken's Bend to New Carthage March 31-April 17. James' Plantation, near New Carthage, April 8. Expedition from Perkins' Plantation to Hard Times Landing April 25-29. February, 1863. Price's Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Phelps' and Clark's Bayous April 26. Choctaw Bayou, on Lake Bruin, April 28. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Near Clinton July 8. Near Jackson July 9. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Moved to Carrollton, La., August 13, and duty there until November 13. Moved to Brazos Santiago and Aransas, Texas, November 13-20. Fort Esperanza November 27-30. Duty at Fort Esperanza until December 15. At DeCrow's Point until January 4, 1864. At Indianola until May 28, and at Fort Esperanza until June 13. Moved to Carrolton, La., June 13-19, and duty there until October 9. Moved to Fort Morgan, Mobile Bay, October 9-11, and garrison and outpost duty there until April 10, 1865. Operations against Mobile April 10-12. Capture of Mobile April 12. Garrison bay batteries Defenses of Mobile until July 19. Moved to Jackson, Mich., July 19-August 2. Mustered out August 6, 1865.

Battery lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 41 Enlisted men by disease. Total 46.

 

Battery "H" 1st Regiment Light Artillery ("De Golyer's Battery")

Organized at Monroe, Mich., and mustered in March 6, 1862. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., March 13; thence moved to New Madrid, Mo. Attached to Artillery Division, Army of the Mississippi, to July, 1862. District of Columbus, Ky., Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to October, 1864. Post of Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, October, 1864. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. Post of Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Operations against Island No. 10, Mississippi River, March 15-April 8, 1862. Expedition down the Mississippi River to Fort Pillow, Tenn., May 19-23. Duty in District of Columbus, Ky., until November. Expedition from Columbus, Ky., to Covington, Durhamsville and Fort Randolph September 28-October 5. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 2, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Reconnaissance from Lagrange November 8-9, 1862. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January, 1863; thence to Lake Providence, La., February 22. Duty there and at Milliken's Bend, La., until April 25. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Thompson's Hill, Port Gibson, Miss., May 1. South Fork, Bayou Pierrie, May 2. Forty Hills and Hankinson's Ferry May 3-4. Battles of Raymond May 12, Jackson May 14, and Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Duty at Vicksburg until February, 1864. Expedition to Monroe, La., August 20-September 2, 1863. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. Duty at Big Black November 8, 1863, to February, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Clinton February 5. Meridian February 14-15. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., April; thence march to Ackworth, Ga., May 5-June 8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 8-September 8. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Howell's Ferry July 5. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Leggett's (or Bald Hill) July 20-21. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Duty near Atlanta rill October. Reconnaissance from Rome, on Cave Springs Road, and skirmishes October 12-13. Guard Railroad near Chattanooga, Tenn., until November. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 15-18, and duty there until February, 1865. Battle of Nashville December 15-16, 1864 (Reserve). Moved to Chattanooga February 16-19, 1865, and duty there until July. Ordered to Jackson, Mich.. and there mustered out July 22, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Officers and 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 42 Enlisted men by disease. Total 47.

Battery "I" 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Detroit, Mich., and mustered in August 29, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., December 4-11. Attached to Camp Berry, Defenses of Washington, to Triplett's Bridge June 16, 1863. Action at Triplett's Corps, Dept. of Washington, to March, 1863. Artillery, Stahel's Cavalry Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to March, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, to April, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 20th Army Corps, to October, 1864. Unattached Artillery, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until June, 1863. At Fairfax Court House, Va., until June 24. March to Gettysburg, Pa., June 24-July 2. Battle of Gettysburg July 2-3. March to Warrenton, Va., July 8-24; thence to Culpeper Court House. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., October 27-November 12, and duty there until March 7, 1864. March to Whiteside, Tenn., March 7-17, and duty there until April 28. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cassville May 19. New Hope Church May 25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal (or Golgotha Church) June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes' Creek June 19. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 1. Ordered to Chattanooga, Tenn., November 1, and garrison duty there as Reserve Artillery until July, 1865. Ordered to Jackson. Mich., and there mustered out July 14, 1865.

Battery lost during service 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 27 Enlisted men by disease. Total 32.

Battery "K" 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Grand Rapids, Mich., November 21, 1862, to February 20, 1863. Left State for Washington, D.C., February 28, arriving there March 1. Attached to Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863. Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to November, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 11th Army Corps. Army of the Cumberland, to March, 1864. Garrison Artillery, Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Washington, D.C., until May 23, 1863. Garrison Forts Ramsey and Buffalo, Upton's Hill, Defenses of Washington, to June. At Camp Barry until October. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., October 28-November 12, and Reserve Artillery duty there until March 6. 1864. March to Chattanooga, Tenn., March 6-19, and Reserve Artillery duty there until March 31, 1865. One detachment attached to 13th New York Battery and one detachment to Battery "I," 1st Michigan Artillery, serving in the 20th Army Corps during 1864. Battery moved to Riceville, Tenn., March 31, 1865, and duty there until July. Ordered to Detroit, Mich., and there mustered out July 22, 1865.

Battery lost during service 3 Officers and 1 Enlisted man killed and mortally wounded and 14 Enlisted men by disease. Total 18.

Battery "L" 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Coldwater, Mich., and mustered in April 11, 1863. Left State for Covington, Ky., May 20, and duty there until June 4, 1863. Moved to Camp Nelson, Ky., June 4; thence to Mt. Sterling, Ky., June 12. Attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to September, 1863. Willcox's Division, Cumberland Gap, Left Wing Forces, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1864. District of the Clinch, Dept. of the Ohio, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Reconnaissance from Mr. Sterling, Ky., Bridge June 16. Moved to Lebanon, Ky., July 4. Action with Morgan at Lebanon July 5. Pursuit of Morgan July 6-29. Buffington Island, Ohio, July 19 (Section). Steubenville, Ohio, July 26 (Section). Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. March across Cumberland Mountains to Knoxville, Tenn., August 16-September 2. Winter's Gap August 31. Moved to Morristown September 4. Operations about Cumberland Gap September 7-10. Carter's Depot September 22. Zollicoffer September 24. Jonesboro September 28. Blue Springs October 5 and 10. Sweetwater October 10-11. Moved to Bean's Station November 9 and to Tazewell November 12. To Cumberland Gap November 18. Return to Tazewell December 25, thence to Evans' Ford, Clinch River, December 26, To Cumberland Gap January 12, 1864, and duty there until June 27. Moved to Knoxville June 27-July 1 and duty there until August, 1865. (One Section detached to guard railroad at Strawberry Plains December 6, 1864, to April 10, 1865.) Ordered to Jackson, Mich., August 15, and there mustered out August 22, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 1 Officer and 27 Enlisted men by disease. Total 29.

Battery "M" 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Detroit, Mt. Clemens and Dearborn, and organization completed June 30, 1863. Moved to Indianapolis, Ind., July 9-11; thence to Cincinnati, Ohio, July 13, and return to Indianapolis, Ind., July 17. Duty there until September 18. Moved to Camp Nelson, Ky., September 18-20. Attached to Willcox's Division, Left Wing Forces, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1864. District of the Clinch, Dept. of the Ohio, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--March from Camp Nelson, Ky., to Cumberland Gap, Tenn., September 24-October 3, 1863, and to Morristown, Tenn., October 6. Moved to Bull's Gap October 17, thence to Bean's Station October 19, and to Tazewell October 21, and to Cumberland Gap October 22, Garrison duty at Cumberland Gap until May 10, 1865. Action at Walker's Ford, Clinch River, December 2, 1863. Tazewell January 24, 1864. Moved to Knoxville, Tenn., May 10, 1865; thence to Strawberry Plains and duty there until July 7. Moved to Jackson, Mich., July 7-12, and there mustered out August 1, 1865.

Battery lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 15 Enlisted men by disease. Total 18.

13th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Grand Rapids, Mich., and mustered in January 20, 1864. Left State for Washington, D. C, February 3. Attached to Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division, Defenses North of the Potomac, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864. Fort Foote, Defenses North of the Potomac, 22nd Army Corps, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until May 14, 1864. Garrison Fort Slemmer, Defenses of Washington, until July, 1864, and Fort Stevens during July. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens and the Northern Defenses of Washington July 11-12. Duty at Fort Foote until October, and at Fort Sumner until December. Garrison Fort Reno until February, 1865. Battery mounted February 27, 1865, and engaged in operations against guerrillas and patrol duty in Maryland until June, headquarters of the Battery remaining at Fort Reno. Dismounted June 15 and ordered to Jackson, Mich. Mustered out July 1, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 13 Enlisted men by disease. Total 14.

14th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Kalamazoo, Mich., and mustered in January 5, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C., February 1. Attached to Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division, Defenses of Washington North of the Potomac, 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, February 5 to April 20, 1864. Mounted and duty at Fort Bunker Hill May 15-22. Dismounted May 22 and ordered to Camp Barry, thence moved to Fort Slocum May 25. Duty as Heavy Artillery at Forts Bunker Hill, Totten, Slemmer, Snyder, Carroll and Greble, Defenses of Washington North of the Potomac, until June 17, 1865. Repulse of Early's attack on the Northern Defenses of Washington July 11-13, 1864. Moved to Jackson, Mich., June 17-21, 1865, and mustered out July 1, 1865.

Battery lost during service 9 by disease.

1st Regiment Engineers and Mechanics

Organized at Marshall, Mich., September 12, 1861, and mustered in to date October 29, 1861. Left State for Louisville, Ky., December 17, 1861. Assigned to duty by Detachments as follows: Companies "D," "F" and "G" with Thomas' 1st Division, Army of the Ohio; Companies "B," "E" and "I" with McCook's 2nd Division, Army of the Ohio; Companies "C" and "H" with Mitchell's 3rd Division, Army of the Ohio, and Companies "A" and "K" with Nelson's 4th Division, Army of the Ohio, to June, 1862. Unattached, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of the Cumberland, to muster out.

SERVICE.--Companies "D," "F" and "G" with Thomas at Camp Dick Robinson and Somerset, Ky.. constructing roads to Mill Springs, Action at Mill Springs January 19, 1862. Other Companies on Green River, Ky., building storehouses, fortifications, etc., until February, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., February 14-15. Occupation of Bowling Green February 15 (Cos. "C" and "H"). Advance on Nashville, Tenn., February 14-28. Engaged in building railroad bridges at Franklin, Columbia, Murfreesboro, etc., until April. 8 Companies moved to Shiloh, Tenn., April 3-15, building bridges and repairing roads. 2 Companies remained with Mitchell and engaged in running trains, etc., on Memphis & Charleston Railroad and Nashville & Decatur Railroad during May. Regiment engaged in advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Skirmish near Corinth May 9. Buell's Campaign on line of the Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August, building bridges, repairing railroad, etc. At Huntsville, Ala., and building bridges, repairing track and running trains on the Tennessee & Alabama Railroad and the Memphis & Charleston Railroad until August. Companies "C," "F," "I" and "K" at Stevenson, Ala., until August; rejoining Regiment near Gallatin until September. Companies "A," "B," "D," "G" and "H" moved to Nashville, Tenn., August 20-22, and building bridges on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad until September 16. March in advance of the Army to Louisville, Ky., September 16-26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-22. Battle of Perryville October 8 (Cos. "A," "C" and "H"). March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7, and to Mill Creek, near Nashville, November 22. Duty there until December 31. Battle of Stone River December 31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Lavergne January 1, 1863. Repulse of Forest's attack. Duty at Lavergne, Murfreesboro, etc., until June 29 building bridges, magazines, repairing railroad and other engineering work. Repairing line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad from Murfreesboro to Bridgeport, Ala., until September. Engineering duty at Chattanooga, Bridgeport, Stevenson and on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Tennessee & Alabama Railroad and Memphis & Charleston Railroad building block houses, etc., until May, 1864. Chattanooga October 6, 1863. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29, 1863. Brown's Ferry October 27, 1863. 1 Battalion at Chattanooga May, 1864. 1 Battalion on Memphis & Charleston Railroad building block houses from Decatur to Stevenson, Ala., until June. Companies "L" and "M" at Stevenson, Ala., until November 28, 1864. Regiment on duty on the Atlantic & Western Railroad building block houses, etc., until September. Ordered to Atlanta, Ga., September 25. Old members mustered out October 31, 1864. Duty at Atlanta September 28 to November 15. March to the sea destroying railroad track, bridges and repairing and making roads November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Carolina Campaign January to April, 1865. South Edisto River, S.C., February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 16-17. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Averysboro March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. (Cos. "L" and "M" detached at Stevenson, Ala., working on fortifications there and on Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad building block houses, etc., until December, 1864; then at Nashville, Tenn., until March, 1865. Participated in siege of Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 5-12, 1864. Near Murfreesboro December 15. Co. "L" captured. Rejoined Regiment at Goldsboro, N. C., March 25, 1865.) Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., June 6; thence to Nashville, Tenn. Duty at Nashville July 1 to September 22. Mustered out September 22, and discharged at Jackson, Mich., October 1, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 12 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 351 Enlisted men by disease. Total 364.

Howland's Company Engineers

Organized at Battle Creek, Mich., September 16, 1861. Mustered out January 8, 1862.

 

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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