Union Regimental Histories

 

New York

 

2nd Regiment Heavy Artillery

Organized at Staten Island, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows: Companies "C" and "D" September 18, Company "B" August 23, Companies "A" and "E" October 2, Companies "F," "G" and "H" October 15, Company "L" November 18, Companies "I" and "K" December 11 and Company "M" December 12, 1861. Eight Companies left State for Washington, D. C., November 7, 1861. Company "L" left December 2, and Companies "I," "K" and "M" December 12, 1861. Attached to Military District of Washington, D.C., December, 1861, to May, 1862. Sturgis' Command, Military District of Washington, to January, 1863. Artillery, District of Alexandria, Va., to February, 1863. Artillery, District of Alexandria, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. Tyler's Heavy Artillery Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, May 16-29, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to September, 1865. (Battery "L" detached March, 1862, and designated 34th New York Independent Battery November, 1863. See 34th Battery for history.)

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington until May, 1864. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August. 1862. Action at Bull Run Bridge, Va., August 27. Battle of Bull Run, Va., August 29-30. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field May 15, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Spottsylvania Court House, Va., May 18-21. Harris Farm or Fredericksburg Road May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Assault at Cold Harbor June 3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Deep Bottom, Strawberry Plains, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Reconnaissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Hatcher's Run December 9. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. On line of Hatcher's and Gravelly Runs March 29-30. Hatcher's Run or Boydton Road March 31. White Oak Road March 31. Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg April 2. Amelia Springs April 5. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Washington, D.C., until September. Mustered out at Washington, D.C., September 29, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 204 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 247 Enlisted men by disease. Total 461.

3rd Battalion German Heavy Artillery

Organized at New York City. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 19, 1861. Attached to Military District of Washington to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to September, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., south of the Potomac until September, 1863. Consolidated with 15th New York Heavy Artillery September 30, 1863, as Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" and "E." (See 15th Heavy Artillery.)

4th Regiment Heavy Artillery

Organized at New York November, 1861, to February, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., February 10, 1862. Attached to Military District of Washington to May, 1862. Whipple's Command, Military District of Washington, to October, 1862. Abercrombie's Division, Defenses of Washington, to February, 1863. Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April,. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1863. 4th Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to December, 1863. (4 Cos. 11th New York Heavy Artillery assigned July 25, 1863, as Cos. "I," "K," "L" and "M."). 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1864 (Cos. "C," "D," "L" and "M" 1st Battalion). Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, to May, 1864 (Cos. "E," "F," "H" and "K" 2nd Battalion). Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1864 (Cos. "A," "B," "G" and "I" 3rd Battalion). Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, May 31 to June 25, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps (1st Battalion). 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps (2nd Battalion), June 25 to July 13, 1864. Artillery Reserve to August, 1864. Unattached, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to September, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865. 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Dept. of Washington, to September, 1865. (Co. "I)" with Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, July to December, 1864. Co. "L" with Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, July, 1864, to March, 1865. Co. "C" with Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, October, 1864, to May, 1865.)

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1864. Action at Lewinsville, Va., July 6, 1862, and October 1, 1863 (Detachment). Rapidan Campaign May-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Piney Branch Church May 8 (2nd Battalion); Laurel Hill May 10 (3rd Battalion); Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21; Landron's Farm May 18 (1st Battalion); North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Totopotomy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23, 1864. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Reconnaissance to Hateher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkin's House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run or Boydton Road and White Oak Road March 31. Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Amelia Springs April 5. Sailor's Creek April 6. Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until September. Mustered out September 26, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 108 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 334 Enlisted men by disease. Total 454.


4th Regiment National Guard Heavy Artillery

Organized at Harrisburg, Pa., June 20, 1863. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June-July. Mustered out July 24, 1863.

4th Battalion Heavy Artillery "1st Battalion Black River Artillery"

Organized at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y., and mustered in September 11, 1862. Duty at Fort Richmond, N.Y., until December, 1862. Transferred to 10th New York Heavy Artillery as Companies "B," "D," "E" and "M," December 31, 1862. (See 10th Heavy Artillery.)

5th Regiment Heavy Artillery "2nd Regiment Jackson Heavy"

Organized by consolidation of Jackson Heavy as Companies "E," "F," "G" and "H" and 2nd Jackson Heavy as Companies "A," "B," "C" and "D" March 6, 1862. 6th Battalion Heavy Artillery (3rd Battalion Black River Heavy Artillery) assigned as Companies "I," "K," "L" and "M" December 31, 1862. First 8 Companies served as garrison in New York Harbor at Forts Hamilton, LaFayette, Wood, Gibson, Richmond and Schuyler, March 11 to May 27, 1862. Moved to Baltimore, Md., May 27 and duty there until April 19, 1864. Companies "A" and "F" detached at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., June 19 to September 15, 1862, participating in actions at Point of Rocks and Berlin September 4-5 (Company "A"). Point of Rocks September 7 (Co. "A"). Defense of Harper's Ferry September 12-15. Maryland Heights September 12-13. Bolivar Heights September 14. Surrendered September 15. Paroled September 16, and rejoined Regiment at Baltimore. Regiment attached to Defenses of Baltimore, Md. 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, May, 1862, to February, 1863. Morris' Brigade, 8th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 2nd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Battalion (Cos. "I," "K," "L" and "M" on duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., north and south of the Potomac, 22nd Army Corps, December 31, 1862, to November 24, 1863; then at Harper's Ferry, Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia, to October, 1864. 1st Battalion, attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Army of West Virginia, April 19 to July 29. 1864, participating In Sigel's Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market April 29-May 16. Battle of New Market May 15. Hunter's Raid on Lynchburg, Va., May 26-July 1. Piedmont June 5 Occupation of Staunton June 6. Diamond Hill June 17. Lynchburg June 17-18. Liberty June 19. Salem June 21. Operations about Harper's Ferry July 4-7. snicker's Ferry July 17-18. Kernstown, Winchester, July 24. Martinsburg July 25. Duty at Harper's Ferry until October. 2nd Battalion attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Army of West Virginia. July 29 to October 28, 1864, participating in Sheridan's Campaign in the Shenandoah Valley, August to October. Cedar Creek August 12. Charlestown August 21. Halltown August 23. Berryville September 3. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Cedar Creek October 13. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. At Harper's Ferry until October 29. Regiment on duty in the Shenandoah Valley and in District of Harper's Ferry, W. Va., October, 1864, to July. 1865. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of West Virginia, January to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, West Virginia, to June, 1865. District of Harper's Ferry to July, 1865. 3rd Battalion mustered out July 24, 1865. Regiment mustered out July 19, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 90 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 295 Enlisted men by disease. Total 386.

5th Battalion Heavy Artillery "2nd Battalion Black River Artillery"

Organized at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y., and mustered in September 11, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 18, 1862. Transferred to 10th New York Heavy Artillery as Companies "A," "C," "F" and "G" December 31, 1862.

6th Regiment Heavy Artillery "Anthony Wayne Guard"

Organized at Yonkers, N.Y., as the 135th Regiment Infantry, and mustered In September 2, 1862. Designation changed October 3, 1862. Left State for Baltimore, Md., September 5, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to January, 1863. Defenses. Upper Potomac, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 3rd Provisional Brigade, French's Division, 8th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, to August, 1863. Artillery Reserve and Headquarters and ammunition train guard, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May 13, 1864. Kitching's Heavy Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May 30, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to June 2, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, Kitching's Provisional Division, Middle Military Division, September 27 to December 3, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Provisional Division, Army of the James, and 2nd Brigade, Infantry Division, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Army of the James, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Ferrero's Division, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1865. Sub-District of Roanoke, District of the Nottaway, Dept. of Virginia, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md., to December, 1862. Companies "B," "E," "F," "I," "L" and "M"). Companies "A," "C," "D," "G," "H" and "K" at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., December, 1862. Duty on the Upper Potomac until July, 1863. Pursuit of Lee July. Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Ammunition train guard for Army of the Potomac until April, 1864. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22, 1863. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Rapidan Campaign May-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Harris Farm (or Fredericksburg Road) May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16-July 9. Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty in the Defenses of that city until September. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign September to December. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until December. Moved to Bermuda Hundred, Va., and duty in the Defenses at that point until March, 1865. Fort Brady January 24, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Duty in the Sub-District of Roanoke, District of the Nottaway, Dept. of Virginia, until June, and at Petersburg, Va., until August. Mustered out near Washington, D.C., August 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 130 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 6 Officers and 275 Enlisted men by disease. Total 417.

6th Battalion Heavy Artillery "3rd Battalion Black River Artillery"

Organized at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y., and mustered in September 11, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 20, 1862. Duty in the Defenses of that city until December 1862. Transferred to 5th New York Heavy Artillery December 31, 1862, as Companies "I," "K," "L" and "M." (See 5th New York Heavy Artillery.) 

7th Regiment Heavy Artillery "Albany County Regiment" "Seymour Guard"

Organized at Albany, N.Y., as the 113th Regiment, N.Y. Infantry, and mustered in August 18, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 18, 1862. Attached to Defenses north of the Potomac September, 1862, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Haskin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to May, 1864. Tyler's Heavy Artillery Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, May 18-29, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to November 23, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to February 22, 1865. Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until May 15. 1864. Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac in the field May 15, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Spottsylvania Court House May 17-21. Harris Farm or Fredericksburg Road May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to February 22, 1865. Weldon Railroad June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Hatcher's Run October 27-28. Reconnaissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., February 22, and garrison duty there until August. Mustered out August 1, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 14 Officers and 277 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 374 Enlisted men by disease. Total 669.

7th Battalion Heavy Artillery "4th Battalion Black River Artillery"

Organized at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y, and mustered in Companies "A" and "B" September 12, 1862; Company "C" November 12, 1862, and Company "D" December 27, 1862. Companies "A," "B" and "D" moved to Washington, D.C., September 20, 1862, and garrison duty there until December. Company "D" on duty at Fort Schuyler, New York Harbor. Battalion transferred to 10th New York Heavy Artillery December 31, 1862, as Companies "H," "I," "K" and "L." (See 10th New York Heavy Artillery.)

8th Regiment Heavy Artillery

Organized at Lockport, N.Y., as the 129th Regiment Infantry, and mustered in August 22, 1862. Left State for Baltimore, Md., August 23, 1862. Designation changed October 19, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to January, 1863. 2nd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Maryland Heights Division, Army of West Virginia, to August, 1863. 2nd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, to May, 1864. Tylet's Heavy Artillery Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, May 15-29, 1864. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June 26, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at Forts Federal Hill, Marshall and McHenry, Defenses of Baltimore, Md. (except from July 10 to August 3, 1863, at Maryland Heights, and a few days in February, 1864, at Green Springs Run and Romney), until May 12, 1864. Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac in the field May 12, 1864. (Cos, "L" and "M" Join Regiment at Baltimore February, 1864.) Rapidan Campaign May-June, 1864. Spottsylvania Court House May 17-21. Harris Farm or Fredericksburg Road May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Watkin's House March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Crow's House March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12, Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 5, 1865. Veterans and Recruits of Companies "G," "H," "I" and "K" transferred to 4th New York Heavy Artillery; those of Companies "A," "B," "C," "D," "E" and "F" to 10th New York Heavy Artillery.

Regiment lost during service 19 Officers and 342 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 298 Enlisted men by disease. Total 663.

9th Regiment Heavy Artillery "2nd Auburn Regiment" "Cayuga and Wayne County Regiment"

Organized at Auburn, N.Y., as the 138th Regiment New York Infantry and mustered in September 8, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 12, 1862. Designation changed to 9th Heavy Artillery December 9, 1862. 22nd New York Battery assigned to Regiment as Company "M" February 5, 1863. Company "L" organized at Albany, N.Y., and mustered in December 4, 1863. Regiment attached to 1st Brigade, Defenses of Washington, D.C., north of the Potomac to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Defenses North of the Potomac, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to June, 1865. (2nd Battalion detached with Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps, May 31 to July 10, 1864. 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to September 23, 1864. Keim's Provisional Brigade to October 3, 1864; then rejoined Regiment.) 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division; 22nd Army corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty n the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until May, 1864, during which time built and garrisoned Forts Mansfield, Bayard, Gaines and Foote. Relieved from garrison duty and ordered to Join Army of the Potomac in the field May 18, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May-June. North Anna River May 26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 18-19. Siege of Petersburg June 18-July 6. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23. Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 6-8. Battle of Monocacy, Md., July 9. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Charlestown August 21-22, Charlestown August 29. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Kernstown until December. Moved to Washington, D.C., December 3; thence to Petersburg, Va. Siege of Petersburg, Va., December, 1864, to April, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Amelia Springs April 5. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 17-27. Duty there and at Richmond until June. Moved to Washington, D.C. Corps Review June 8. Consolidated to four Companies June 27, 1865, and transferred to 2nd New York Heavy Artillery.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 198 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 254 Enlisted men by disease. Total 461.

 

10th Regiment Heavy Artillery "Black River Artillery" "Jefferson County Regiment"

Organized by consolidation of 4th, 5th and 7th Battalions of Black River Artillery December 31, 1862. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D," "E," "F," "G" and "M" were originally organized at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y., and mustered in September 11, 1862. Companies "H" and "I" organized at same place and mustered in September 12, 1862. Company "K" organized at Staten Island, N.Y., November 12, 1862. Company "L" at Fort Schuyler, N.Y., December 27, 1862. Companies "A," "C," "F," "G," "H," "I," "K" and "L" left State for Washington, D.C., September 18, 1862. Companies "B," "D," "E" and "M" on duty at Fort Richmond and Sandy Hook, New York Harbor, September, 1862, to June, 1863; then Joined Regiment at Washington, D.C. Regiment attached to 3rd Brigade, Haskins' Division, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to February, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, June 5-24, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Kitching's Provisional Division, Middle Military Division, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Provisional Division, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Ferrero's Division, Army of the James, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Ferrero's Division, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1865. District of the Nottaway, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until May, 1864. Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac in the field May 27. Cold Harbor, Va., June 5-12. Before Petersburg June 15-19. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to August 15. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Moved to Washington, D.C., August 15, and duty there until September 27. Ordered to the Shenandoah Valley September 27. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until December. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va., and duty in the Defenses at that point until March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until June. Mustered out at Petersburg, Va., June 23, 1865. Recruits transferred to 6th New York Heavy Artillery.

Regiment lost during service 47 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 218 Enlisted men by disease. Total 267.

11th Regiment Heavy Artillery

Only four Companies organized. Left State for Harrisburg, Pa., June 24, 1863. Duty in the Dept. of the Susquehanna to July 10. Carlisle, Pa., July 1. New York Riots July 13-16. Stationed at Forts Richmond, Hamilton and at Sandy Hook, Dept. of the East, until July 25. Transferred to 4th New York Heavy Artillery as 3rd Battalion (Cos. "I," "K," "L" and "M") July 25, 1863.

12th Regiment Heavy Artillery

Failed to complete organization. Men enlisted were transferred to the 15th New York Heavy Artillery.

13th Regiment Heavy Artillery

Organized at New York and mustered in at Elmira, N.Y., by Companies as follows: "A" August 12, 1863. "B" August 29. "C" September 11. "D" at Staten Island, N.Y., August 4, 1863. "E" at Fort Schuyler March 10, 1864. "F" February, 1864. "G" March 14. "H" February 18. "I" at Riker's Island November 10, 1863. "K" at Norfolk, Va., February 21, 1864. "L" June 11, 1864. "M" December, 1863. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" left State for Norfolk, Va., October 5, 1863. Attached to Defenses of Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., and Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina (1st and 2nd Battalions). 3rd Battalion (Cos. "I," "K," "L," "M") attached to Naval Brigade as guard on board vessels of war along Atlantic Coast and with James River fleet as Naval Brigade, Army of the James, Companies "A" and "H" attached to 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, May, 1864, to January, 1865, and to Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., to June, 1865, participating in Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28, 1864. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fall of Petersburg April 2, 1865. (Co. "D" at Fort Fisher, N. C., January 15, 1865.) Expedition from Suffolk to Murfree's Depot, N. C., March 10-11, 1865 (Detachment). South Quay March 10. Expedition from Deep Bottom to near Weldon, N. C., March 28-April 11, 1865 (Detachment). Old members and Companies "I," "K," "L" and "M" mustered out June 28, 1865. Balance transferred to 6th New York Heavy Artillery July 18, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 144 Enlisted men by disease. Total 151.

13th New York State Militia Heavy Artillery

Organized at Suffolk, Va., for three months, May 28, 1862. Mustered out September 28, 1862.

14th Regiment Heavy Artillery

Organized at Rochester, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows: Companies "A" and "B" August 29, Company "C" September 11, Company "D" September 12, Company "E" October 18, Company "F" October 20, Companies "G" and "H" December 7, Companies "I" and "K" December 21, 1863; Company "L" January 8, and Company "M" at Elmira, N.Y., January 17, 1864. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D," "E" and "F" ordered to New York October 13, 1863, and assigned to garrison duty in New York Harbor until April 23, 1864. Companies "G" and "H" ordered to Fort Hamilton, New York Harbor, December 8, 1863. Companies "I" and "K" to Fort Richmond, New York Harbor, December 24, 1863. Companies "L" and "M" to Fort Richmond January, 1864, and duty at these points until April 23, 1864. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field April 23, 1864. Attached to Provisional Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to June 1, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, D.C., to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Rapidan Campaign May-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. North Anna River May 23-26, Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Reconnaissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Roads October 8. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Moved to South Side Railroad and duty at Ford's Station until April 20. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 20-27, and duty there until August. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out August 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 220 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 299 Enlisted men by disease. Total 527.

15th Regiment Heavy Artillery

Originally organized as 3rd Battalion German Heavy Artillery at New York City October to December, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 19, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington to March, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Military District of Washington, to May, 1862. Whipple's Command, Military District of Washington, to July, 1862. Fort Lyon, Defenses of Washington, to February, 1863. Tyler's Command, De Russy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to October, 1863. Designation of Regiment changed to 15th New York Heavy Artillery September 30, 1863, and 3rd Battalion assigned as Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" and "E." 4th Brigade, De Russy's Division, 22nd Army Corps. to February, 1864. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1864. Kitching's Independent Brigade, 5th Army Corps, May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, May 30-June 2, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to August, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to May, 1865. 4th Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1865. (Co. "F" attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, June to December, 1864. Company "M" to Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, January to June, 1865.)

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until April, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May-June. Battle of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Harris Farm (or Fredericksburg Road) May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Mills May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad June 22-23, 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Six-Mile House, Weldon Railroad, August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run October 27-28. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Gravelly Run March 29. Boydton Road and White Oak Road March 31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Washington until August. Mustered out August 22, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 142 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 225 Enlisted men by disease. Total 380.

16th Regiment Heavy Artillery

Companies organized and mustered in as follows: Companies "A" and "B" at Albany, N.Y., September 28, 1863. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., October 14, 1863. Company "C" October 21, and left State for Fortress Monroe, October 22, 1863. Company "D" December 7, and left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., October 8, 1863. Company "E" at Riker's Island, N.Y., December 16, 1863, and left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., December 16, 1863. Company "G" at Riker's Island January 9, and left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., January 13, 1864. Company "F" at Elmira January 19. Company "H" February 8, 1864. Company "I" January 28. Company "K" February 2. Companies "L" and "M" at Auburn January 26, 1864. All moved to Fortress Monroe, Va. Regiment on duty at Fortress Monroe, Yorktown and Gloucester Point, Va., until June,, 1864, as Heavy Artillery and Infantry. Companies "E" and "H" attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, July to December, 1864; then to Separate Brigade at Fort Pocahontas until June, 1865. Companies "A," "B," "C," "F," "G," "K" and "M" attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James. July 27 to December 3, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865. Company "L" attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, to December, 1864; thence to Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to July, 1865. 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Engagement between White House and Army of the James while laying Army telegraph lines May 29, 1864. Action at West Point, Va., June 20 (Cos. "D," "E," "H," "I," "L" and "M"). Gloucester Point June 23. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond July 27, 1861, to January 3, 1865. Dutch Gap Canal August 8-19. Signal Hill August 13. Action at Dutch Gap Canal August 16 (Detachment). Strawberry Plains August 14-18. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Charles City Cross Roads October 1. Darbytown and New Market Roads October 7. Darbytown Road October 13. Fair Oaks October 27-28. In trenches north of the James River until January, 1865. 2nd Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 4-15, 1865. Assault and capture of Fort Fisher January 15. Cape Fear Entrenchment's February 11-13. Fort Anderson February 18-20. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Near Wilmington February 22-23. Duty at Wilmington, Smithville and Goldsburg, N. C., until July. Regiment concentrated at Washington, D.C., July, and duty there until August. Mustered out August 21, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 42 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 284 Enlisted men by disease. Total 328.

Anthon's Battalion Light Artillery

Organization not completed. The several Companies serving at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, consolidated to two and designated the 20th and 28th New York Independent Batteries Light Artillery November 20, 1862.

Barry's Rocket Battalion Light Artillery

Organized at Albany, N.Y., and mustered in Company "A" December 6 and Company "B" December 7, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 9, 1861. Duty in the Defenses of that city until April, 1862. Moved to New Berne, N. C., April 26, and duty there until November, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1862. New Berne, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to October, 1862, Morehead City, N. C., to November, 1862.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at New Berne and Morehead City, N. C., until December, 1862. Reconnaissance from New Berne to Young's Cross Roads July 26-29. Action at Young's Cross Roads July 27. Battalion discontinued February 11, 1863, and Company "A" designated 23rd New York Independent Battery Light Artillery. Company "B" designated 24th New York Independent Battery Light Artillery, having served provisionally as such since November 1, 1862. (See 23rd and 24th New York Batteries.)

Brickel's 1st Battalion German Light Artillery

Organized at New York City and mustered in Company "A" August 26, Company "B" August 12, Company "C" September 11 and Company "D" September 20, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 12, 1861. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. Artillery Reserve, 5th Army Corps, to December, 1862, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March --. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4. Near New Bridge June 20. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines Mill June 27, Garnett's Farm June 28. Turkey Bridge or Malvern Cliff June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Alexandria August 16-28. Maryland Campaign September-October. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Movement to Falmouth October-November. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Battalion organization discontinued March 5, 1863, and Company "A" designated 29th New York Independent Battery Light Artillery. Company "B" designated 30th New York Independent Battery Light Artillery. Company "C" designated 31st New York Independent Battery Light Artillery, and Company "D" designated 32nd New York Independent Battery Light Artillery (which see).

1st Battalion National Guard Light Artillery

Entered service for 100 days August 2, 1864. Duty at Elmira, N.Y., until November. Mustered out November 22, 1864.

1st Marine Artillery Naval Brigade

Organized at New York City and mustered in November 12, 1861, to August 18, 1862. Left State for Annapolis, Md., by Detachments. Companies "A" to "G" moved to New Berne, N. C., April, 1862; Companies "H" and "I" June, 1862; Company "K" August, 1862. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina, 18th and 10th Army Corps, to March, 1863.

SERVICE.--Burnside's Expedition to Roanoke Island, N. C., January 6-February 7, 1862 (Detachment). Battle of Roanoke Island February 8 (Detachment). Siege of Fort Macon April 12-26. Action at South Mills April 19. Tranter's Creek June 2 and 5. Reconnaissance from Washington, N. C., to Tranter's Creek June 24 (Detachment). Swift's Creek Bridge June 27. Swift Creek and Neuse River August 6, Washington August 6. Near Shiloh September 20. Rawle's Mills November 3. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20. Southwest Creek December 13. Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Duty at New Berne until January, 1863. Moved to Dept. of the South January, 1863. Regiment disbanded March 31, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 81 Enlisted men by disease. Total 90.

2nd Battalion Light Artillery "Irish Brigade Batteries"

Four Companies organized at New York City and mustered in December 9, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 16, 1861. Companies consolidated December 21, 1861. "B" and "D" forming new Battery "A," and "A" and "C" forming new Battery "B." Duty in Defenses of Washington to March, 1862. Battery "A" attached to Richardson's 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, March to May, 1862; then Sections detached as follows: 1st Section attached to Battery "C" 4th United States Artillery; 2nd Section to Battery "B" 1st New York Light Artillery, serving with 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, and 3rd Section to Battery "G" 1st New York Light Artillery, serving with 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to October, 1862.

SERVICE.--Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4, 1862. Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Gaines Mill June 27. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria and Centreville August 16-30. Bull Run August 30. Centreville September 1. Germantown Road September 2. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., until October. Near Charlestown October 16-17. Designated 14th New York Independent Battery Light Artillery October, 1862 (which see).
Battery "B" attached to Williams' Division, Banks' 5th Corps, to April, 1862. Doubleday's Brigade, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. Reserve Artillery, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. At Relay House, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to October, 1862. Designated 15th New York Independent Battery Light Artillery October, 1862.

 

 

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

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