Union Regimental Histories

 

New York

 

1st Regiment Light Artillery

Battery "A", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Utica, N.Y., and mustered in September 12, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., October 31, 1861, and duty at Camp Barry until March, 1862. Attached to 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1862. Moved to the Peninsula, Va., March, 1862. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Bottom's and Turkey Island Bridge May 23. Chickahominy May 24, Bottom's Bridge May 30, Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Guns captured May 31. Men transferred to Batteries "D" and "H" 1st New York Light Artillery and 7th and 8th Independent Batteries New York Light Artillery June 15, 1862. BATTERY reorganized at Utica, N.Y. Duty at Camp Barry, Washington, D.C., January to June, 1863. Whipple's Brigade, Sigel's Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna, to January, 1864. Actions at Chambersburg, Pa., July 4 and 30, 1863. Lehigh District, Dept. of the Susquehanna, to May, 1864. Harrisburg, Pa., Dept. of the Susquehanna, to August, 1864. District of the Monongahela, Dept. of the Susquehanna, to October, 1864. Chambersburg, Pa., Dept. of the Susquehanna, to November, 1864. District of Philadelphia, Dept. of Pennsylvania, to June, 1865. Duty at Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Chambersburg and Allegheny City, Pa., June, 1863, to June, 1865. Mercersburg, Pa., July 29, 1864 (Section). Mustered out June 28, 1865.

Battery lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 9 Enlisted men by disease. Total 13.

Battery "B", 1st Regiment Light Artillery "Empire Battery"
(Information received from one of our visitors indicates that this unit was known as "Pettit's Battery", not "Empire Battery". Also, that this unit was actually organized in Baldwinsville, NY on August 24 1861.)

Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in August 30, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 31, 1861, and duty in the Defenses of that city until March, 1862. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, November, 1861, to March, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1863. 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Brigade, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1863. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May 16, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. Moved to the Peninsula, Va., March. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Seven Pines (or Fair Oaks) May 31-June 1. Oak Grove, near Fair Oaks, June 25. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Gaines' Mills June 27, Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29, White Oak Swamp Bridge and Glendale June 30, Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Alexandria, thence to Centreville August 16-30. Near Centreville September 1. Germantown Road September 2. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty at Harper's Ferry September 22 to October 29. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudoun Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va., October 20-November 17. Snicker's Gap November 2. Falmouth November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Duty at Falmouth until April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21; Jericho Mills May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy 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 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Grove Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9, 1865. White Oak Road March 31. Five Forks April 1. Pall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Leo and his army. Moved to Washington, D. C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 18, 1865.

Battery lost during service 16 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 10 Enlisted men by disease. Total 26.

Battery "C", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in September 6, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 31, 1861. Attached to Wadsworth's Command, Military District of Washington, November, 1861, to September, 1862. 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps. to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May 16, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, to March. 1865. Artillery Reserve, attached to 9th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., to August, 1862. Action at Manassas Junction August 26. Bull Run Bridge August 27. March to Antietam, Md., September 14-18. Duty near Sharpsburg until October 30. March to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Duty near Falmouth until April 27. Rappahannock Station March 6. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Robertson's Tavern November 27. Mine Run November 28-30. Camp near Rappahannock Station until April, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Mills May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy 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 August 18-21, 1864. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault and capture of Petersburg April 2. Moved to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 17, 1865.

Battery lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 18 Enlisted men by disease. Total 22.


Battery "D", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in September 6. 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 31, 1861. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Hooker's 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1862. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps, to December, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to February, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps, to March, 1864. Artillery Brigade. 5th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE,--Duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Ordered to the Peninsula, Va., March, 1862. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Bottom's Bridge May 24. Battle of Seven Pines (or Fair Oaks) May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Oak Grove June 25. Savage Station and Peach Orchard June 29. Turkey Bridge (or Malvern Cliff) June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 16, and in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., near Fairfax Seminary, Munson's Hill and at Fairfax Station until November 25. Rappahannock Campaign December, 1862, to June, 1863. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13 to August 1. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Wapping Heights July 23. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Brandy Station November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Grove November 27. Mine Run November 28-30. Duty near Brandy Station until May, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. "Bloody Angle" (Assault on the Salient) May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy 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 21-23, 1864. Six Mile House, Weldon Railroad, August 18-21. Varuna Road September 29. Poplar Grove Church September 30-October 1. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton and White Oak Roads March 29-31. 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. Moved to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 16, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 12 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 14 Enlisted men by disease. Total 27.

Battery "E", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in September 13, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 31, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington and W. F. Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, Smith's 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps. Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. (Attached to 1st New York Independent Battery Light Artillery, August, 1862, to June 20, 1863.) Artillery Brigade. 1st Army Corps, June, 1863, to March, 1864. (Attached to Battery "L," 1st New York Light Artillery, June 20 to October, 1863.) Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1865. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C., November, 1861, to March, 1862. Moved to the Peninsula March 22. Action at Lee's Mills April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Mechanicsville May 23-24. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battle of Mechanicsville June 26. Garnett's Farm and Golding's Farm June 27-28. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-27. In works at Centreville August 28-31. Assist in checking Pope's rout at Bull Run August 30, and cover retreat to Fairfax Court House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. South Mountain September 14. Lee's Mills September 16. Antietam September 17. Duty at Hagerstown, Md., until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. On line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy 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. In the trenches as a Mortar Battery June, 1864, to January, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault and capture of Petersburg April 2. Moved to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 6, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 12 Enlisted men by disease. Total 18.

Battery "F", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in September 14, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 31, 1861. Attached to Franklin's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Franklin's 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to May, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1862. Artillery Reserve, Yorktown, Va., 4th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Camp Barry, Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, De-Russy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864. 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry, Washington, D.C., November, 1861, to March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. McDowell's advance on Fredericksburg, Va., April 4-12. Ordered to the Peninsula April 22. Siege of Yorktown April 24-May 4 (on transports). West Point May 7-8. Near Slatersville May 9. Mechanicsville May 24. Operations about White House Landing May 26-July 2. Duty at White House until July. Garrison duty at Yorktown, Va., until July, 1863, and in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until June, 1865. Mustered out June 17, 1865.

Battery lost during service 14 Enlisted men by disease.

Battery "G", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in September 24, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 31, 1861. Attached to Sumner's Division, Army of the Potomac, November, 1861, to March, 1862. Richardson's 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. Unattached, Artillery Reserve, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1862. Reserve Artillery, 2nd Army Corps, to November, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1863. 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 4th Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, to September, 1864. Artillery Reserve, attached to 2nd Army Corps, to January, 1865. Artillery Reserve, attached to 9th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C., November, 1861, to March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. Operations on Orange & Alexandria Railroad March 28-31. Bealeton Station March 28. Warrenton Junction March 29. Rappahannock Station March 29. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula April 3. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Fair Oaks June 27. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 15-30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 22-October 29. Reconnaissance to Leesburg October 1-2. Leesburg October 1. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudoun Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Snicker's Gap November 2. Falmouth November 17, Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. On line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe Station October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. At Stevensburg until May, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. "Bloody Angle," Assault on the Salient, May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Hanover Court House May 30. 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). Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Deep Bottom, Strawberry Plains, August 14-18. Fort Steadman March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28- April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Moved to Washington May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 19, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 16 Enlisted men by disease. Total 30.

Battery "H", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in October 10, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 31, 1861. Attached to Casey's Division, Army of the Potomac, November, 1861, to March, 1862. Casey's 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1862. Reserve Artillery, 4th Army Corps, Yorktown, Va., to July, 1863. Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, to October, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Moved to Newport News, Va., March 28. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Reconnaissance to Seven Pines May 24-27. Chickahominy May 24. Seven Pines May 24. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Long Bridge Juno 28-29. Malvern Cliff June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Yorktown, Va., and garrison duty there until July, 1863. Expedition to Gloucester, King and Queen and Middlesex Counties December 11-15, 1862. Expedition to Matthews County May 19, 1863. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24 to July 7. Action at Baltimore or Crump's Cross Roads July 2. Moved to Washington, D. C, July 8, and duty in the Defenses of that city until September, 1863. Joined Army of the Potomac in the field. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. "Bloody Ankle," Assault on the Salient, May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy 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. Six-Mile House, Weldon Railroad, August 18-21, 1864. Poplar Grove Church September 29-October 1. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Warren's Raid on Weldon Railroad. "Hicksford Raid" December 7-12. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9, 1865. White Oak Road March 29-31. 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. Moved to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 19, 1865.

Battery lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 10 Enlisted men by disease. Total 17.


Battery "I", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Buffalo, N.Y. Left Buffalo for Washington, D.C., October 16, 1861. Attached to Blenker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Blenker's Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Blenker's Division, Mountain Department, to June, 1862. Reserve Artillery, 1st Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 11th Army Corps, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 11th Army Corps. to October, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 11th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 11th Army Corps, to April, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 20th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10. At Fairfax Court House until March 24. Ordered to join Fremont in West Virginia, and pursuit of Jackson up the Valley April and May. Near Strasburg June 1. Union Church June 5. Battle of Cross Keys June 8. Near Port Republic June 9. At Sperryville until August. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-23. Sulphur Springs August 23-24. Plains of Manassas August 27-29. Battle of Bull August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until December. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 10-16. Duty at Falmouth and Brook's Station until April, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Near Bristoe Station until September. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Battle of Wauhatchie, Lookout Valley, Tenn., October 28-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battle of Lookout Mountain November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 17. At Bridgeport, Ala., until April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Operations about Rocky Faced Ridge, Tunnel Hill, and Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Adairsville May 17-18. Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 23-25. 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 Mountain June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal (or Golgotha Church) June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes' Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochee River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochee River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Lawtonville, S.C., February 2. Averysboro, N. C, March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24, and 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. Mustered out June 23, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 12 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 15 Enlisted men by disease. Total 29.

Battery "K", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in November 20, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 21, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., until April, 1862. Railroad Brigade, Middle Department, Harper's Ferry, W. Va., to May 25, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Sigel's Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to June 28, 1862. 2nd Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862. 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, to February, 1863. Dept. of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May 12, 1863. 4th Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863. 3rd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to March, 1864. 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to April, 1864. Camp Barry, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D. C, until April, 1862. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., and duty there and in the Shenandoah Valley until August. Charlestown May 28. Defense of Harper's Ferry May 28-30. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Beverly Ford August 22-24. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. At Maryland Heights until December. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-16. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., March, 1864, to June, 1865. Mustered out June 20, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 15 Enlisted men by disease. Total 17.

Battery "L", 1st Regiment Light Artillery "Rochester Union Grays"

Organized at Rochester, N.Y., September, 1861. Moved to Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in November 17, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 21, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to February. 1862. Baltimore, Md., Dix's Command, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, Sigel's Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to June, 1862. 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 1st Army Corps, to March, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, to March, 1865. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, attached to 9th Army Corps. to April, 1865. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, until February, 1862, and at Baltimore, Md., until May, 1862. Moved to Winchester, Va. Skirmish at Charlestown May 28. Defense of Harper's Ferry, W. Va., May 28-30. Battle of Cedar Mountain, Va., August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Sulphur Springs August 26. Battles of Gainesville August 28, Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30, Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14, Antietam September 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Duty at Falmouth and Belle Plains until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. On line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy 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 August 18-21, 1864. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Moved to Washington, D. C. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 17, 1865.

Battery lost during service 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 12 Enlisted men by disease. Total 23.

Battery "M", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Lockport, N.Y., and mustered in at Rochester November 15, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 21, 1861. Attached to Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, Williams' Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862, and Dept. of the Shenandoah to June, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 20th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Advance on Winchester March, 1862. Occupation of Winchester March 12. Advance from Strasburg to Woodstock and Edenburg April 1-2. Woodstock April 1. Edenburg April 1-2. Near Edenburg April 7-11 and 14. South Fork of the Shenandoah April 19. McGaheysville April 27. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley to June 17. Middletown and Newtown May 24. Winchester May 25. Retreat to Williamsport May 25-26. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Beverly Ford August 20. Rappahannock River August 21. Plains of Manassas August 27-29. Battle of Bull Run August 30 (Reserve). Battle of Antietam September 16-17. At Maryland Heights until December. March to Fairfax Station December 10-14 and duty there until January 20, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Duty at Stafford Court House until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., October 4. Guard Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad until April, 1864. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Operations about Rocky Faced Ridge, Tunnel Hill and Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-13. 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 26-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. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochee River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochee River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Robertsville, S. C., January 29, 1865. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24 and of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 23, 1865.

Battery lost during service 13 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 11 Enlisted men by disease. Total 25.

 

 

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

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