Union Regimental Histories

 

New York

 

3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Washington, D.C., from 19th Regiment Infantry December 11, 1861.

Battery "A", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Attached to Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., December, 1861, to March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2, and duty there until January, 1863. Foster's Expedition to Port Royal, S.C., January 30-February 2, 1863. At St. Helena Island, S.C., until April. Expedition against Charleston, S.C., April 3-11. Moved to New Berne, N. C., April 14-16. Three years' men transferred to Batteries "E," "I" and "K" May 22. Ordered to New York and mustered out at Syracuse, N.Y., June 2, 1863, expiration of term.

A new Battery "A" organized and mustered in September 23, 1864. Ordered to North Carolina. Attached to District of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1865. District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. Carter's Division, Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Carolina City and New Berne, N. C., until March, 1865. Demonstration against Kinston, N. C., December 9-15, 1864. Gardner's Bridge December 9. Foster's Mills December 10. Butler's Bridge December 11-12 and January 10, 1865. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Wise's Forks March 7-10. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until June. Ordered to New York and mustered out at Syracuse, N. Y., July 3, 1865.

Battery "B", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

First organized from Company "B" 19th Regiment Infantry, but consolidated with Batteries "C" and "D." A new Battery "B" organized at New York City and mustered in December 19, 1861. Joined Regiment at Washington, D.C. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, and Dept. of the South to April, 1863. Guss' Brigade, Seabrook Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to June, 1863. St. Helena Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Morris Island, S.C., to April, 1864. Morris Island, S. C., Northern District, Dept. of the South, to November, 1864. Artillery, Coast Division, Dept. of the South, to January, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, Northern District, Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, District of Charleston, S.C., to July, 1865. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne March 27, arriving there April 3.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Berne, N. C., until January, 1863. Reconnaissance toward Trenton, N. C., May 15-16, 1862. Trenton Bridge May 15. Expedition to Trenton and Pollocksville July 25-29. Expedition to Tarboro November 2-12. Action at Rawle's Mills November 2. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20. Southwest Creek December 13-14. Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Moved to Port Royal, S. C, January 30-February 2, 1863. At St. Helena Island until April. Expedition against Charleston, S.C., April 3-11. At Seabrook Island, S.C., until June. Edisto Island June 19. At St. Helena Island, S.C., until July. Attack on Morris Island July 10. Assaults on Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 11 and 18. Siege of Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, S.C., and operations against: Fort Sumter and Charleston July 18-September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter and Charleston August 17-23. Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg September 7. Operations against Charleston from Morris and Folly Islands and duty at Hilton Head, S.C., until November, 1864. Expedition to Johns and James Islands July 2-10, 1864. Operations against Battery Pringle July 4-9. Johns Island July 7. James Island July 10. Hatch's Expedition up Broad River November 28-30. Battle of Honey Hill November 30. Demonstration on Charleston & Savannah Railroad December 6-9. Deveaux's Neck December 6. Tillifinny Station December 9, Occupation of Deveaux's Neck until January 19, 1865. Moved to Morris Island January 19. Cole's Island February 7. Ashepoo February 8. Occupation of Charleston February 18. Duty in Dept. of the South until July. Ordered to New York and mustered out July 13, 1865.

Battery "C", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized from Company "C" 19th Regiment Infantry December 11, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina and Dept. of the South, to April, 1863. Dept. of the South to May, 1863. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Berne, N. C., until January, 1863. Expedition from New Berne on Neuse River Road July 28, 1862. French's Farm July 28. Moved to Port Royal, S. C., January 30-February 2, 1863. At St. Hellena Island, S.C., until April. Expedition against Charleston April 3-11. Moved to New Berne April 14-16. Three years men transferred to Batteries "I" and "K" May 22, 1863. Battery mustered out Juno 2, 1863, at Syracuse, N.Y.

A new Battery "C" organized and mustered in August 31, 1863. Ordered to North Carolina and attached to Defenses of New Berne, Dept. of Virginia, and North Carolina, to January, 1865. District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to February, 1865. Carter's Provisional Division, Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. Reserve Artillery, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Berne and other points in North Carolina until March, 1865. Operations about New Berne against Whiting January 18-February 10, 1864. Beech Grove and Batchelor's Creek February 1-3. Expedition toward Kinston June 20-23. Expedition against Wilmington & Weldon Railroad June 20-25 (Detachment). Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26, 1865. Southwest Creek March 7. Battle of Kinston or Wise's Forks March 8-10. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until July. Mustered out July 14, 1865.


Battery "D", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized from Company "D," 19th Regiment Infantry, December 11, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2, and duty there until May, 1863. Three years men transferred to Batteries "E," "I" and "K" May 22, 1863. Mustered out at Elmira, N.Y., June 2, 1863.

A new Battery "D" organized at Syracuse, N.Y., and mustered in February, 1864. Ordered to Dept. of North Carolina and attached to District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January 1865. District of Beaufort, N. C, Dept. of North Carolina, to February, 1865. Carter's Provisional Division, Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. Reserve Artillery, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Berne and other points in North Carolina until March, 1865. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26, 1865. Southwest Creek March 7. Battle of Kinston or Wise's Forks March 8-10. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until July. Mustered out at Syracuse, N.Y., July 5, 1865.

Battery "E", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized from Company "E," 19th Regiment Infantry, December 11, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, 18th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. Yorktown, Va., 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2, and duty there until April, 1864. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20, 1862. Actions at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Deep Gully, N. C., March 13-14, 1863. New Berne March 14, Moved to Yorktown, Va., April, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Port Walthall May 6-7. Swift Creek May 8-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Proctor's Creek May 12-13. Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-June 15. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 3, 1865. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Before Richmond until April 2, 1865. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Surrender of Lee at Appomattox Court House April 9. Mustered out at Richmond, Va., June 23, 1865.

Battery "F", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Originally organized at Syracuse, N.Y., as 10th Battery Light Artillery and mustered in December 18, 1861. Assigned to Regiment as Battery "F," and joined at Washington, D.C. Attached to Defenses of Washington. D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina and Dept. of the South, to April, 1863. U. S. Forces, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to July, 1863. Artillery, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to November, 1863. Folly Island, S. C.. 10th Corps, to March, 1864. District of Beaufort, S.C., Dept. of the South, to September, 1864. District of Florida, Dept. of the South, to November, 1864. Artillery Brigade, Coast Division, Dept. of the South, to January, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, Northern District, Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, District of Charleston, S.C., Dept. of the South, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2. Duty at New Berne until January, 1863. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20, 1862. Actions at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Moved to Port Royal, S.C., January 30-February 2, 1863. At St. Helena Island, S.C., until April. Expedition against Charleston, S.C., April 3-11. Duty on Folly Island, S.C., operating against Morris Island and Charleston until July. Attack on Morris Island July 10. Assaults on Fort Wagner July 11 and 18. Siege of Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, and operations against Fort Sumter and Charleston July 18-September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter and Charleston August 17-23. Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg September 7. Operations against Charleston from Morris and Folly Islands until September, 1864. Expedition to Johns and James Islands July 2-10, 1864. Operations against Battery Pringle July 4-9. Burden's Causeway, John's Island, July 9. Ordered to Florida September 13, and duty there until November. Hatch's Expedition up Broad River November 28-30. Battle of Honey Hill November 30. Demonstration on Charleston & Savannah Railroad December 6-9. Deveaux's Neck December 6. Tillifinny Station December 9. Occupation of Deveaux's Neck until January 19, 1865. Moved to Morris Island January 19, and duty there until March. Occupation of Charleston until April. Potter's Expedition to Camden, S.C., April 5-25. Dingle's Mills April 9. Statesburg April 15. Occupation of Camden April 17. Boykin's Mills April 18. Denkin's Mills and Beech Creek near Statesburg April 19. Duty in Dept. of the South until July. Mustered out at Syracuse, N.Y., July 24, 1865.

Battery "G", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized from Company "G," 19th Regiment Infantry, December 11, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2, and duty there and at Washington, N. C., until May, 1863. Action at Washington, N. C., September 6, 1862. Siege of Washington March 30-April 20, 1863. Three years men transferred to Battery "K" May 22, 1863. Mustered out at Elmira, N.Y., June 2, 1863.

A new Battery "G" organized February, 1864. Attached to Defenses of New Berne, N. C, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to February, 1865. Artillery Division, District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. Artillery Reserve, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Berne and other points in North Carolina until March, 1865. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Southwest Creek March 7. Battle of Kinston or Wise's Forks March 8-10. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until June. Mustered out at Syracuse, N.Y., July 7, 1865.

Battery "H", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Rome, N.Y., February 22, 1862. Joined Regiment in the Defenses of Washington. Attached to Defenses of Washington to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade. Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, Defenses of New Berne, N. C., 18th Army Corps, to October, 1863. Heckman's Command, Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. U.S. Forces, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to June, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2. Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21 (Section). Duty at New Berne until October, 1863. Skirmish at Washington, N. C., September 6, 1862. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro, N. C., December 11-20. Action at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Expedition to relief of Washington April 7-10, 1863. Action at Blount's Mills April 9. Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21 (Detachment). Expeditions toward Kinston April 16-21 and April 27-May 1. Wise's Cross Roads April 28. Expedition toward Kinston May 20-23. Gum Swamp May 22. Raid on Wilmington & Weldon Railroad July 3-7. Warsaw and Kenansville July 5. Moved to Newport News, Va., October 16-18. Duty there and in the Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., until June, 1864. Ordered to report to Gen. Butler June 13. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864 (Reserve). Bermuda Hundred August 24-25. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Darbytown and New Market Road October 7. Fair Oaks October 27-28. In trenches before Richmond until March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty in the Department of Virginia until June. Mustered out at Richmond, Va., June 24, 1865.

Battery "I", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized from Company "I," 19th Regiment Infantry, December 11, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to February, 1865. Reserve Artillery Division, District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. Reserve Artillery, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington until March 27, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving April 2. Siege of Fort Macon April 12-26. Bombardment and capture of Fort Macon April 25-26. Duty at New Berne until January, 1863. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20, 1862. Actions at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Duty at New Berne, N. C., until March, 1865. Expedition from Plymouth to Cedar Point and White Oak River July 13-16, 1863. (Old members mustered out June 2, 1863.) Operations about New Berne against Whiting January 18-February 10, 1864. Beech Grove and Batchelor's Creek February 1-3. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26, 1865. Southwest Creek March 7. Battle of Wise's Forks March 8-10. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and army. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until June. Mustered out at Syracuse, N.Y., July 7, 1865.

Battery "K", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at Auburn and mustered in December 20, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington to March, 1862. Unattached, Department of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., 18th Corps, to April, 1864. U.S. Forces, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, April, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2. Duty at New Berne until April, 1864. Expedition from New Berne to Tarboro November 1-12. Action at Rawle's Mills November 2. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20. Actions at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Expedition to Trenton July 4-8, 1863. Quaker Bridge July 6. Expedition to Swift Creek July 17-20. and to Winton July 25-31. About New Berne February 1-4, 1864. Moved to Yorktown, Va., April, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Port Walthall May 6-7. Swift Creek May 9-10. Proctor's Creek May 12-13. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 17. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30, 1864. Before Richmond until March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9, 1865. Fall of Petersburg and Richmond April 2-3. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Mustered out at Richmond, Va., June 30, 1865.


Battery "L", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Twenty-fourth New York Battery Light Artillery assigned as Battery "L" March 8, 1865. Joined Regiment May 28, 1865. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until July, 1865. Mustered out July 7, 1865.

Battery "M", 3rd Regiment Light Artillery

Originally organized as Company "I," 75th New York Infantry. Transferred to 3rd Light Artillery January 24, 1862. Joined Regiment at Washington, D.C., February 22, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Washington to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., to October, 1863. Heckman's Command, Newport News, Va., to December, 1863. U.S. Forces, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2. Duty at New Berne until October, 1863. Moved to Newport News, Va., October 16-18. Duty there and in the Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., until May, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Capture of Fort Powhatan, James River, May 5. Fort Clifton May 9. Harrison's Church May 11. Harrison's Plantation May 15. Bermuda Hundred May 16. Spring Hill May 18. Fort Powhatan May 21. Wilson's Wharf Landing May 24. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30, 1864. At Battery Anderson, Bermuda Hundred front, to December, and at Spring Hill to April, 1865. Fall of Petersburg and Richmond April 2-3, 1865. Duty at Richmond until June. Mustered out at Richmond. Va.. June 26, 1865.

1st Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Auburn, N.Y., and mustered in November 23, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 4, 1861. Attached to W. F. Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. W. F. Smith's 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., March 23-24. Action at Lee's Mills April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Gaines' Mill June 27. Golding's Farm June 28. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria August 16-24. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Crampton's Pass, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. At Hagerstown, Md., September 26-October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November. 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth, Va., until April. 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. Deep Run Ravine June 5-13. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Near Fairfield, Pa., July 5. 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, Reconnaissance to Madison Court House February 27-March 2, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-19. Siege of Petersburg June 18-July 9. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 12-13. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Cedar Creek August 12. Charlestown August 21. Leetown August 28-29. Opequan Creek September 13. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Kernstown until December. Moved to Petersburg, Va., December 9-12. Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault and capture of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Farmville and Burkesville until April 23. March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there until May 18. March to Richmond, thence to Washington, D.C., May 18-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 23, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Officers and 16 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 38 Enlisted men by disease. Total 56.

2nd Independent Battery Light Artillery "Blenker's Battery"

Organized by transfer of detachments from 8th and 29th Regiments New York Infantry, who were detached to serve guns of Varian's Battery during Bull Run Campaign of 1861. Battery reorganized at Washington, D. C., and mustered in August 16, 1861, being designated 2nd N.Y. Independent Battery, December 7, 1861. Attached to Blenker's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Blenker's Brigade, Hooker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1861. Blenker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, Blenker's 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, Blenker's Division, Dept. of the Mountains, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1863. Reserve Artillery, 11th Army Corps, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 11th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., August, 1861, to April, 1862. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley, Va., May to August, 1862. Strasburg June 1. Woodstock June 2. Near Woodstock, Edenburg and Mr. Jackson June 3. Near Harrisonburg June 6. Battle of Cross Keys June 8. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Waterloo Bridge August 24-25. Sulphur Springs August 26. Battles of Gainesville August 28; Groveton August 29; 2nd Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until December. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 10-16. Duty at Falmouth and Brook's Station until April, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Three years men transferred to Battery "I," 1st New York Light Artillery, June 6, 1863. Battery mustered out June 13, 1863.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Enlisted men by disease. Total 10.

2nd Independent Battery Light Artillery (Reorganized)

Organization not completed and men enlisted transferred to 15th New York Heavy Artillery.

3rd Independent Battery Light Artillery

Originally organized as Company "D," 2nd Regiment New York State Militia, later known as 82nd Regiment Infantry. Detached from Regiment and known as Battery "B," New York Artillery, until December, 1861. Designated 3rd New York Battery December 7, 1861. Organized at New York City, and left State for Washington, D.C., May 18, 1861. Mustered in at Washington June 17, and shortly after detached and converted into a Light Battery. Attached to Schenck's Brigade, Tyler's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, June to August, 1861. W. F. Smith's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Hancock's Brigade, Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Smith's 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, to November, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, Light Division, 6th Army Corps, to May, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, to June, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps, to July 10, 1864. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until July, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until March, 1862. Reconnaissance's to Lewinsville September 11 and September 25, 1861. Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va., March 23, 1862. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett's and Golding's Farms June 27-28. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria August 16-24. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Crampton's Pass, South Mountain, September 14. Lee's Mills September 16. Antietam September 16-17. 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. At Falmouth until April, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 8. Salem Heights May 3-4. Deep Run Crossing June 5-13. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Fairfield, Pa., July 5. Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. On line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. 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. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 18-19. Siege of Petersburg June 18, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23, 1864. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault and capture of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge May 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Danville April 23-27. Duty there until May 18. Moved to Richmond, thence to Washington, D.C., May 18-June 2. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 24, 1865.

Battery lost during service 14 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Enlisted men by disease. Total 18.

4th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at New York as Company "L," Artillery Company, Serrell's New York Engineer Regiment, and mustered in at Staten Island, N.Y., October 25, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 25, 1861. Designated Battery "C" and later Battery "D," New York Light Artillery, and 4th New York Battery, December 7, 1861. Attached to Hooker's Division, Army of the Potomac, January to March, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Ordered to the Peninsula, Va., March. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Oak Grove near Seven Pines June 25; Peach Orchard and 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 16-26. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 26-September 2. Bristoe Station August 27. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until November. At Fairfax Station, Va., until November 25. Operations on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad November 10-12. Rappahannock Campaign December, 1862, to June, 1863. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Operations at Rappahannock Bridge and Grove Church February 5-7. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg, (Pa.) Campaign June 3-August 1. 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. Battery broken up December 4, 1863, Special Orders No. 538. "A," "G," "O" and men transferred to 1st New York Engineers, 5th and 15th New York Independent Batteries, and Battery "B" to 1st New York Light Artillery.

Battery lost during service 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded, and 1 Officer and 11 Enlisted men by disease. Total 17.

5th Independent Battery Light Artillery "1st Excelsior Light Artillery"

Organized at New York City and mustered in November 8, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 16, 1861. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. Unattached, Artillery Reserve, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. Reserve Artillery, 5th Army Corps, to December, 1862. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 2nd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1863. 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to May, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, May 15-19. DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps, to August, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 19th Army Corps, to February, 1865. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Shenandoah, and Dept. of West Virginia, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Peninsula Campaign March to August, 1862. 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. Battle of Mechanicsville June 26. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Alexandria August 16-24. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., 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. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 3-July 31. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. On line of the Rappahannock until October. 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. Campaign of the Rapidan May 3-19, 1864. Battle of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-19. Ordered to Washington May 19, and duty in the Defenses of that city until July. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 11-12. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley and in the Dept. of West Virginia until July, 1865. Mustered out July 6, 1865.

Battery lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 13 Enlisted men by disease. Total 17.

6th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at New York City as Artillery Company "K," 9th Regiment State Militia Infantry, later known as 83rd Regiment Infantry, and mustered in June 15, 1861. Left State June 16, 1861. Served with its Regiment until September 25, 1861, then detached and designated 6th Battery December 7, 1861. Attached to Stone's Division, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1861. Hooker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1862. Artillery Reserve, 3rd Army Corps, to December, 1862. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army of the Potomac, serving with Pleasanton's 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, to May, 1863, and with 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1864. Defenses of Washington, D. C., 22nd Army Corps. to September, 1864. Horse Artillery, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Middle Military Division, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. Horse Artillery Brigade, Defenses of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington and on the Upper Potomac, until March, 1862. Pritchard's Mills, Md., September 15, 1861. Point of Rocks September 24. Operations on the Potomac October 21-24. Ball's Bluff October 21. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March, 1862. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Fair Oaks June 18. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Malvern Hill July 1 and August 5. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Alexandria August 16-24, and duty in the Defenses of Washington until January, 1863. Action at Kelly's Ford, Va., March 17. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9. Upperville June 21. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Scout to Middleburg September 10-11. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper Court House September 13. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Warrenton or White Sulphur Springs October 12-13. St. Stephen's Church, Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. New Hope Church November 27. Rapidan Campaign May-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Todd's Tavern May 7-8. Sheridan's Raid to James River May 9-24. North Anna River May 9-10. Ground Squirrel Church and Yellow Tavern May 11. Ashland Station May 11. Richmond Fortifications May 12. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Hanovertown May 27. Hawe's Shop and Aenon Church May 28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor May 31-June 3. In Defenses of Washington, D. C., June 6 to September. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign September to November. Tom's Brook October 8-9. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until April, 1865. Expedition from Winchester into Fauquier and Loudoun Counties November 28-December 3, 1864. Expedition to Gordonsville December 19-28. Moved to Washington, D.C., April, 1865, and duty in the defenses of that city until July. Mustered out July 8, 1865.

Battery lost during service 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 9 Enlisted men by disease. Total 17.

 

 

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

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