Union Regimental Histories

 

New York

 

7th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Windsor as an Artillery Company for the 56th Regiment Infantry, and mustered in October 30, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 7, 1861. Designated 7th Independent Battery December 7, 1861. Attached to Casey's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to September, 1862. Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Norfolk, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to March, 1864. U.S. Forces, Yorktown, Va., 18th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to June, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to January, 1865. Ferrero's Infantry Division, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., to April, 1865. Dept. of Virginia to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula March. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Operations about Bottom's Bridge May 20-23. Seven Pines and Savage Station May 24. Chickahominy May 24. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. White Oak Swamp June 29-30. Malvern Hill July 1. Moved to Camp Hamilton, Va., and duty there until August. At Norfolk, Va., until October and at Portsmouth, Va., until July, 1863. At Norfolk until March, 1864. Expedition from Norfolk to South Mills and Camden Court House, N. C., December 5-24, 1863. At Yorktown, Va., March to May, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred 16-30. 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. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9, 1865. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Surrender of Lee at Appomattox Court House April 9. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until July. Mustered out July 22, 1865.

Battery lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 27 Enlisted men by disease. Total 31.

8th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Newburg, N.Y., as a part of the 10th Legion, 56th Regiment Infantry, and mustered in October 30, 1861. Designated 8th Battery December 7, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 7, 1861. Attached to Casey's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1862. Artillery Reserve, 4th Army Corps, Yorktown, Va., to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, King's Division, 4th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Artillery Reserve, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to June, 1865. (1 Section with Cavalry Division, Army of the James, May to June, 1864.)

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula March. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Operations about Bottom's Bridge May 20-24. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Yorktown, Va., and duty there and at Gloucester Point until January, 1864. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7, 1863. Expedition to Gloucester Court House July 25. Expedition to Matthews County October 4-9. Garrison duty at Portsmouth, Va., until June, 1865. (1 Section with Kautz's Cavalry Division May-June, 1864, participating in Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 3-28. Kautz's Raid from Suffolk against Petersburg & Weldon Railroad May 5-11. Wall's Bridge May 5. Stony Creek Station May 7. Nottaway Railroad Bridge May 8. Jarrett's Station and Nottaway River May 8-9. Kautz's Raid on Richmond & Danville Railroad May 12-17. Flat Creek Bridge near Chula Depot May 14. Belcher's Mills May 16. Bermuda Hundred May 17-30. Petersburg June 9.) Expedition from Suffolk into North Carolina July 27-August 4. Expedition from Bernard's Mills to Murfree's, N. C, October 15-17 (Section). Blackwater October 16 (Section). Expedition from Suffolk to Murfree's Depot, N, C., March 10-11, 1865 (Detachment). South Quay March 10 (Detachment). Mustered out at Norfolk, Va., June 30, 1865.

Battery lost during service 36 Enlisted men by disease.

9th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at New York City as Company "F," 41st New York Infantry, and mustered in June 6, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., July 8, 1861. Detached from Regiment and designated 9th Battery December 7, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to February, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington north of the Potomac, at Fort Washington, until June, 1864. No engagements. Mustered out June 13, 1864.

Battery lost 4 Enlisted men by disease during service.

10th Independent Battery Light Artillery

First organized at Syracuse, N. Y, and mustered in December 18, 1861. Assigned to 3rd New York Light Artillery as Battery "F" January 21, 1862. Again organized at New York City as "2nd Excelsior Battery," and mustered in April 9, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., April 10. Attached to Wadsworth's Command, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to June, 1862. Artillery 2nd Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps, to May 12, 1863. 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863. (Served by detachments with 1st New Hampshire Battery, 5th Massachusetts Battery, and Batteries "C" and "G," 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, to July.) Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, Camp Barry, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington to June, 1862. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., June 28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia July to September, 1862. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Rappahannock Station August 19. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Sulphur Springs August 23-24. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until November. Rappahannock Campaign December, 1862, to June, 1863. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth, Va., until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Battles of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Ordered to Washington, D.C., July, 1863, and duty at Camp Barry, defenses of that city, until June, 1864. Transferred to 6th New York Battery Light Artillery June 21, 1864.

Battery lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 9 Enlisted men by disease. Total 11.

11th Independent Battery Light Artillery "Havelock Battery"

Organized at Albany, N.Y., and mustered in January 8, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., January 17, 1862. Attached to Wadsworth's Command, Military District of Washington, to August, 1862. Whipple's Brigade, Defenses of Washington, to November, 1862. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps, to May 12, 1863. 4th Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 3rd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to July, 1863. Attached to Battery "K," 1st New York Light Artillery, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army Potomac, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to May, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, May 16 to August, 1864. 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, August, 1864, Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1865. Artillery Reserve to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, building Fort Ellsworth, and duty there until August 25, 1862. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 25-September 2. Bull Run Bridge August 27. Plains of Manassas August 28-29. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until November. Movement to Falmouth, Va., November. 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. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. On line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Bristoe Station October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. 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; 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 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration on north side of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, New Market Heights, August 14-18. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9, 1865. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 13, 1865.

Battery lost during service 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 13 Enlisted men by disease. Total 21.


12th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Albany, N.Y., and mustered in January 14, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., January 17. Attached to Whipple's Brigade, Wadsworth's Command, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to July, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army Potomac, to May 18, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, to September, 1864. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Artillery Camp, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to February, 1863, and in the Defenses of Washington, until July. Pursuit of Lee July 6-24. Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. On line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Mine Run November 28-30. Rapidan Campaign May 3-June 15, 1864. 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. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy 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, Juno 22-23, 1864. Demonstration on north side of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Ream's Station August 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9, 1865. Assault and capture of Petersburg April 2. Moved to Washington, May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 14, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 14 Enlisted men by disease. Total 19.

13th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at New York City and mustered in October 15, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 17. Attached to Baker's Brigade, Stone's Division, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1861. Blenker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Blenker's 2nd Division 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. Blenker's Division, Dept. of the Mountains, to June, 1862. Reserve Artillery, 1st Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 11th Army Corps, to October, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 11th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, to April, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to September. 1864. Unattached Artillery, Post of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. Defenses Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Sub-District, Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty on the Upper Potomac to December, 1861, and in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until April, 1862. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley until July. Reconnaissance to Rappahannock River and action at Rappahannock Crossing April 18. Battle of Cross Keys June 8. Occupation of Luray July 22. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D, C., until December. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 10-16. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Brook's Station until April. 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 4. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 24-25. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Duty in Lookout Valley until April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge, Tunnel Hill and Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-11. Dug Gap or Mill Creek May 8. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near 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. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2. Ordered to Murfreesboro, Tenn., and duty in that District until July, 1865. Overall's Creek December 4, 1864. Hood's attack on Murfreesboro December 5-12, 1864. Wilkinson's Pike, Murfreesboro, December 7. Mustered out July 28, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 16 Enlisted men by disease. Total 28.

14th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized October, 1862, from Battery "A," 2nd Battalion, New York Light Artillery. Served by detachments as follows: First Section attached to Battery "C," 4th U. S. Artillery, October, 1862, to January 16, 1863, then to Battery "G," 1st New York Light Artillery, until September 7, 1863. Second Section attached to Battery "G," 1st New York Light Artillery, October, 1862, to September 7, 1863. Third Section attached to Battery "B," 1st New York Light Artillery, October, 1862, to September 7, 1863. These detachments transferred to above named Batteries permanently September 7, 1863. (See histories of each Battery.)

Battery lost during service 2 Officers and 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Enlisted men by disease. Total 9.

15th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized October, 1862, from Battery "B," 2nd Battalion, New York Light Artillery. Attached to 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, October, 1862, to January, 1863. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863. 4th Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to August, 1863. 3rd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May 16, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 22nd Army Corps, December, 1864. Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia, to February, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Relay House, Md., October, 1862, to January, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. 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. Rapidan Campaign May 3-June 15, 1864. Battle of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. 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 to December, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., December, 1864, and in the Dept. of West Virginia until February, 1865. Transferred to 32nd New York Independent Battery Light Artillery February 4, 1865. 

Battery lost during service 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Enlisted men by disease. Total 11.

16th Independent Battery Light Artillery "Dickinson Light Artillery"

Organized at Binghampton, N.Y. Left State for Washington, D.C., March 10, 1862. Mustered in at Washington March 27, to date from December 10, 1861. Attached to Artillery Camp, Military District of Washington, and 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. Unattached, Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, April, 1863. Reserve Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, to June, 1863. Wistar's Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1863. U.S. Forces, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to October, 1863. Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to June, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to August, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 10th Army Corps, to September, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to March, 1865. Attached to 2nd Division, 24th Army Corps, and 2nd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to March, 1865. Artillery, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, and 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in Artillery Camp of Instruction and Defenses of Washington, D.C., until April, 1863. Ordered to Suffolk. Va., April, 1863. Siege of Suffolk April 19-May 4. South Quay Bridge May 1. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Moved to Yorktown, Va., and duty there until November. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Duty at Newport News, Va., November, 1863, to June, 1864. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16 to December 7, 1864 Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Duty before Richmond north of the James until December. Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., December 6-27. Second Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 3-15, 1865. Assault and capture of Fort Fisher January 15. Cape Fear Entrenchment's February 11-12. Fort Anderson February 18-20. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26, Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Occupation of Goldsboro and Raleigh, N. C. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until July. Mustered out July 6, 1865.

Battery lost during service 44 Enlisted men by disease.

17th Independent Battery Light Artillery "Orleans Battery"

Organized at Lockport, N.Y., and mustered in August 26, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 28. Attached to 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, 1863. Camp Barry, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1863. Artillery, King's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. Camp Barry, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Artillery Camp of Instruction and in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., September, 1862, to July, 1864. Ordered to Join Army of the James in the field at Petersburg, Va. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond July 6, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30, 1864. Duty on north side of the James River before Richmond until March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9, Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Rice's Station April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until June. Mustered out June 12, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 16 Enlisted men by disease. Total 17.

18th Independent Battery Light Artillery "Black Horse Artillery" "Billinghurst Battery"

Organized at Rochester, N.Y., and mustered in September 13, 1862. Left Rochester for New York City November 18. Attached to Banks' New Orleans Expedition November-December, 1862. Sherman's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to May, 1863. 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to August, 1863. Reserve Artillery, 19th Army Corps, Defenses of New Orleans, La. to December, 1863. District of Baton Rouge, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. Siege Artillery, Canby's Forces, Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Sailed for New Orleans, La., December 2, 1862, arriving there December 13, and duty there until February, 1863. Moved to Baton Rouge, La., February 3. Reconnaissance to Port Hudson, La., March 13-20. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Fort Bisland, near Centreville, April 12-13. Irish Bend April 14. Vermillion Bayou April 17. Opelousas April 20. Amite River May 3. Action at Plain's Store 21. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Bayou LaFourche July 13. Duty in the Defenses of New Orleans and in the District of Baton Rouge until February, 1865. Action at Comite Bridge May 3, 1864. Clinton and Liberty Creek November 15. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its defenses March 17-April 12, 1865. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Fort Blakely April 9. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Duty in District of Alabama until July. Mustered out July 20, 1865.

Battery lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 23 Enlisted men by disease. Total 26.

19th Independent Battery Light Artillery "Stahl's Battery"

Organized at Lockport, N.Y., and mustered in at Elmira, N, Y., October 27, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 29, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., and 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. Unattached, Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 9th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C.. until April 16, 1863, Ordered to Suffolk, Va. Siege of Suffolk April 17-May 4. Action at Suffolk April 17. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Duty at Suffolk and in the Dept. of Virginia until July. Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty in the defenses of that city until March, 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 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. 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. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault and capture of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit to Appomattox. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 21-27. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 13, 1865.

Battery lost during service 14 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 16 Enlisted men by disease, Total 31. 

20th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at New York City December 27, 1862. Assigned to duty at Fort Schuyler, New York Harbor, Dept. of the East, as garrison until March, 1864. Duty at Hart's Island, New York Harbor, until May, 1864. At Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, Dept. of the East, until April, 1865, and at Battery Barracks, New York, until July, 1865. Mustered out July 31, 1865.

Battery lost during service 6 by disease.


21st Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Oswego, N.Y., and mustered in at New York City December 12, 1862. Left State for New Orleans, La., December 12, 1862. Attached to Defenses of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf, January to May, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863. District of Port Hudson, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. Artillery, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, February, 1865. Artillery, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1865. Dept. of Alabama to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of New Orleans, La., until May, 1863. Expedition to Amite River May 7-19. Action at Civique's Ferry May 10. Moved to Baton Rouge, thence to Port Hudon May 20-22. Siege of Port Hudson May 22-July 9. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Garrison duty at Port Hudson until July, 1864. Action at Plain's Store April 7, 1864. Moved to Morganza July, 1864, and duty there until February, 1865. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Fort Blakely April 9. Capture of Mobile April 12. Duty in the District of Alabama until September. Mustered out September 8, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 30 Enlisted men by disease. Total 33.

22nd Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Lockport, N.Y., and mustered in at Elmira, N.Y., October 28, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 23, 1862. Duty in the defenses of that city until February, 1863. Assigned to 9th New York Heavy Artillery as Company "M" February 5, 1863.

23rd Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized as Battery "A," New York Rocket Battalion, and designated 23rd New York Battery February 11, 1863, having served as such provisionally from November 1, 1862. Attached to Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. District of Pamlico, Dept. of North Carolina, and District of North Carolina, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to February, 1864. Sub-District Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to February, 1865. District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. Artillery, Kilpatrick's 3rd Cavalry Division, Army of Georgia, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition from New Berne, N. C., to Tarborg November 2-12, 1862. Action at Rawle's Mills November 2. Demonstration on New Berne November 11. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro, N. C., December 11-20. Actions at Kinston December 14; Whitehall December 16; Thompson's Bridge and Goldsboro December 17. Reconnaissance to Diascund Bridge December 17. Duty in the District of the Pamlico, N. C., until March, 1865. Operations on the Pamlico April 4-6, 1863. Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21 (Section). Action at Washington, N. C., April 27-28, 1864. Near Greenville November 25. Greenville December 30. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. 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 lost during service 47 Enlisted men by disease.

24th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized as Battery "B," New York Rocket Battalion, and designated 24th Battery February 11, 1863, having served as such provisionally from October 19, 1862. Attached to Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. District of the Albemarle, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1863, and Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina to February, 1864. District of Plymouth, N. C., to April, 1864.

SERVICE.--Expedition from New Berne, N. C., November 2-12, 1862. Action at Rawle's Hill November 2. Demonstration on New Berne November 11. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20. Actions at Kinston December 14, Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Duty at New Berne, N. C., until March, 1863. Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollockville, Young's Cross Roads and Swansborough March 6-10. Expedition to Plymouth, N. C., March 27-April 1, and duty there until April, 1864. Expedition from Plymouth to Foster's Mills July 26-29, 1863. Expedition to Lake Phelps January 27, 1864. Siege of Plymouth, N. C., April 17-20. Captured April 20. Transferred to 3rd New York Light Artillery as Battery "L" March 8, 1865. Joined Regiment in Dept. of North Carolina May 28, 1865.

Battery lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 77 Enlisted men by disease. Total 81.

25th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Lockport, N.Y., and mustered in December 12, 1862. Left State for New Orleans, La., December 18, 1862. Wrecked enroute on transport "Sparkling Sea" January 9, 1863, arriving at New Orleans, La., February 4, 1863. Attached to Defenses of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1863. Artillery Reserve, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1863. 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1863. Reserve Artillery, 19th Army Corps, to February, 1864. 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to May, 1864. Defenses of New Orleans to June, 1864. District of LaFourche, La., to December, 1864. Southern District of Louisiana, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of New Orleans, La., until June, 1863. Action at LaFourche Crossing June 20-21. Duty in District of LaFourche until October. Western Louisiana ("Teche") Campaign October 3-November 30. At New Iberia until January 7, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Franklin, and duty there until March, 1864. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Monett's Ferry (or Cane River Crossing) April 23. Alexandria April 30-May 13. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Ordered to New Orleans and duty there until June. Duty in District of LaFourche until December and in Southern District of Louisiana until July, 1865. Mustered out at Rochester, N.Y., August 1, 1865.

Battery lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 27 Enlisted men by disease, Total 30.

26th Independent Battery Light Artillery "Barnes' Rifle Battery"

Organized at Rochester, N.Y. Left State for New Orleans, La., December 4, 1862. Wrecked twice en route, and arrived at New Orleans, La., January 24, 1863. Attached to Defenses of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1863. 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Gulf, to October, 1863. District of La-Fourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Reserve Division, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. Artillery, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, February, 1865. Artillery, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1865. District of Alabama, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of New Orleans, La., and in the District of LaFourche, La., until February, 1864. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. At Alexandria until May 13. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Moved to Baton Rouge, La., and duty there until February, 1865. Expedition to Clinton, La., August 23-29, 1864. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 9. Capture of Mobile April 12. Duty in the Dept. of Alabama until September. Mustered out at New Orleans, La., September 12, 1865.

Battery lost during service 33 Enlisted men by disease.

27th Independent Battery Light Artillery "Buffalo Light Artillery" "Eaton's Battery"

Organized at Buffalo, N.Y., and mustered in December 17, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 22, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D. C., and 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to July, 1863. Philadelphia, Pa., Dept. of the Susquehanna, to January, 1864. Camp Barry, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, D.C., to April, 1864. Artillery Reserve, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May 16, 1864. Defenses of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to June 5, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 9th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Artillery Camp of Instruction and in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until July, 1863. At Philadelphia, Pa., until January, 1864. At Washington, D.C., until April, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-16. At Washington, D.C., until June 5. Before Petersburg, Va., June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Fort Stedman March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 21-27. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 22, 1865.

Battery lost during Service 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 17 Enlisted men by disease. Total 19.

28th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Fort Schuyler, N. Y., and mustered in December 27, 1862. Assigned to duty as garrison at Fort Schuyler, New York Harbor, and at Sandy Hook, N.Y., Dept. of the East, until July, 1865. Mustered out July 31, 1865.

Battery lost during service 8 Enlisted men by disease.

29th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized from Battery "A" 1st Independent Battalion Light Artillery March 16, 1863. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 2nd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863. Attached to 32nd New York Battery July, 1863, to August, 1864. Old members mustered out August 15, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 32nd New York Battery. Participated in the Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6, 1863. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Duty at and near Harper's Ferry, W. Va., until August, 1864.

Battery lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Enlisted man by disease. Total 3.


30th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized from Battery "B" 1st Independent Battalion New York Light Artillery March 16, 1863. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 2nd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863. 1st Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna, to August, 1863. Artillery, Martinsburg, W. Va., to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of West Virginia, to January, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, West Virginia, to May, 1864. Artillery Brigade, West Virginia, to July, 1864. Reserve Division, Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, to January, 1865. Camp Barry, Washington, D. C., 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6, 1863. Duty at Harper's Ferry and Martinsburg, W. Va., until April, 1864. Sigel's Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market April 30-May 16, 1864. Battle of New Market May 15. Hunter's Raid to Lynchburg May 24-July 1. Advance to Staunton May 24-June 5. Piedmont June 5. Occupation of Staunton June 6. Lexington June 12. Lynchburg June 17-18. Catawba Mountains and Salem June 21. Charlestown July 19. Kernstown, Winchester, July 24. Bunker Hill and Martinsburg July 25. Duty at Harper's Ferry and vicinity until January, 1865, and in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until June, 1865. Mustered out June 23, 1865.

Battery lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 11 Enlisted men by disease. Total 18.

31st Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized from Battery "C" 1st Independent Battalion New York Light Artillery March 16, 1863. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 2nd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863. Harper's Ferry, W. Va., Dept. of West Virginia, to January, 1864.

SERVICE.--Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. 1863. Duty at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July, 1863, to January, 1864. Attached to 30th New York Battery January to October, 1864. Old members mustered out October 25, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 30th New York Battery.

Battery lost during service 5 Enlisted men by disease.

32nd Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized from Battery "D" 1st Independent Battalion New York Light Artillery March 16, 1863. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 2nd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. Barry's Command, Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Maryland Heights Division, Dept. of West Virginia, to September, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, West Virginia, to December, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, West Virginia, to April, 1864. Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia, to December, 1864. 3nd Infantry Division, West Virginia, to January, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, West Virginia, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, West Virginia, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6, 1863. Moved to Washington, D, C., June, and duty in the Defenses of that city until July, and at Maryland Heights and Harper's Ferry, W. Va., until July, 1865. Mustered out July 14, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 by disease. Total 5.

33rd Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Buffalo, N.Y., and mustered in at Elmira, N.Y., September 4, 1863. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 4, 1863. Attached to Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, to February, 1864. United States Forces, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. Unattached Artillery, 10th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, to August, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 10th Army Corps, to October, 1864. Separate Brigade, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina. Garrison at Fort Pocahontas on James River to January, 1865. Ferrero's Division, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., to April, 1865, Dept. of Virginia to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, until February, 1864, and at Yorktown and Gloucester Point, Va., until May, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 5. Swift Creek May 8-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-June 15. Action at Bermuda Hundred June 2. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 15, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Assaults on Petersburg June 15-18, 1864. Assigned to duty as Garrison Artillery at Fort Pocahontas on James River until January, 1865. Duty in the Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., until April. Operations resulting in the fall of Petersburg and Richmond March 28-April 2. Duty at Petersburg until June. Mustered out June 25, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 12 Enlisted men by disease.

34th Independent Battery Light Artillery "Hamilton Artillery" "Flushing Battery"

Originally organized as Battery "L," 2nd New York Heavy Artillery, and mustered in November 18, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 2, 1861. Detached from Regiment March, 1862. Attached to Sturgis' Brigade, Military District of Washington, to June, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Army Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to August, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, to December, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, to February, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863, and Army of the Ohio to June, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to April, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 9th Army Corps, to June, 1865. Designated 34th Independent Battery November 19, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until June, 1862. Battle of Cedar Mountain, Va., August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-23. Sulphur Springs August 23-24. Buckland's Bridge, Broad Run, August 27. Battles of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington and in Pleasant Valley, Md., until October 27. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 27-November 19. Action at Jefferson November 11. Sulphur Springs November 13 and 15. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until February 19. Moved to Newport News, Va., February 19; thence to Paris, Ky., March 26-April 2. Duty at various points in Kentucky until June. Movement to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-14. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 14-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson, Miss., July 10-17. At Milldale until August 6. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, August 6-14. March to Nicholasville, Ky., August 18-25, and to Crab Orchard September 9-11. March over Cumberland Mountains to Knoxville, Tenn., thence to Lenoir Station October 2-29. Action at Blue Springs October 10. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. At Lenoir Station until November 14. Action at Lenoir Station November 14-15. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 4. Pursuit of Longstreet December 5-19. Operations in East Tennessee until March 20, 1864. Movement to Annapolis, Md., March 20-April 7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Ny River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient (or "Bloody Angle") May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Ox Ford May 23-24. 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. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman March 25, 1865. Assault and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 21-27. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 21, 1865.

Battery lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 14 Enlisted men by disease. Total 21.

35th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Failed to complete organization. Men enlisted transferred to 16th Regiment New York Heavy Artillery September 25, 1863.

36th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Failed to complete organization. Men enlisted transferred to 13th Regiment New York Heavy Artillery October 14, 1863.

Allee's Howitzer Battery

Attached to 3rd New York Cavalry (which see).

Bookwood's Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized June, 1861, from detachments of 8th and 29th Regiments New York Infantry. Attached to Blenker's Brigade, Miles' Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Battery reorganized at Washington and mustered in August 16, 1861. (See 2nd New York Independent Battery.)

Fish's Howitzer Battery

Attached to 12th New York Cavalry (which see).

Goodwin's State Militia Battery Light Artillery

Organized for duty during the Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June, 1863. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Dana's Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna, and stationed at Harrisburg, Bridgeport, Chambersburg, Shippensburg and Pottsville, Pa., until August. Mustered out August, 1863.

Varian's State Militia Battery Light Artillery "1st Troop Washington Grays"

Entered service of the United States for three months and left State for Annapolis, Md., April 19, 1861. Duty at Annapolis until May. Near Light House at Smith's Point, Chesapeake Bay, Md., May 18. Ordered to Washington, D.C., and outpost duty at Fall's Church, Va., until June. Fairfax Court House June 17. Attached to Keyes' Brigade, Tyler's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to July. Mustered out July 20, 1861.
Again entered service as a part of the 8th Regiment, New York National Guard, for 30 days' service as Artillery and Cavalry. Left State for Harrisburg, Pa., June 17, 1863. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna. Shippensburg, Pa., June 23. Kingston June 26. Oyster Point June 28. Near Fort Washington June 29. Sporting Hill June 30. Carlisle July 1. Mustered out at New York City July 23, 1863.

1st Regiment Engineers "Serrell's Engineer's"

Organized at New York City and mustered in by Companies as follows: Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" and "E" October 11, 1861. Company "G" December 2, 1861. Company "K" December 3, 1861. Company "I" December 13, 1861. Company "F" January, 1862. Company "H" February 19, 1862. Companies "L" and "M" in the field April, 1864. Companies "A" to "E" left state for Annapolis, Md., October 2, 1861. Companies "G," "I" and "K" left State for Port Royal, S.C., December 14, 1861. Companies "F" and "H" left State for Port Royal, S.C., February, 1862. Served unattached, Sherman's South Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. District of Hilton Head, Dept. of the South, to September, 1862. District of Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to April, 1864. Engineer Brigade, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. Engineer Brigade, Headquarters Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to June, 1864. (4 Cos., "A," "C," "G" and "I," remained in the Dept. of the South April, 1864, to June, 1865.)

SERVICE.--Sherman's Expedition to Port Royal, S.C., October 21-November 7, 1861. Capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor, and Hilton Head, S.C., November 7. Port Royal Ferry, S.C., January 1, 1862. Action with Commodore Tatnall's Flotilla January 28. Battery Vulcan February 4. Siege operations against Fort Pulaski, Ga., February to April. Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski April 10-11. Operations on James Island June 1-28. Actions on James Island June 10 and 13. Battle of Secessionville June 16. Evacuation of James Island and movement to Hilton Head June 28-July 7. Expedition from Hilton Head to Pocotaligo, S.C., October 21-23 (Cos. "F" and "G"). Coosawhatchie October 22. Colton's and Frampton's Plantation October 22. Duty at Hilton Head, S.C., until April, 1863. Operations on Folly Island, S.C., against Morris Island and Charleston until July. Attack on Morris Island July 10. Assaults on Fort Wagner, Morris Island, July 11 and 18. Siege of Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, and against Fort Sumter and Charleston July 18-September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter and Charleston August 17-23. Vinegar Hill August 26. (Co. "K" built Fort Duane at Beaufort, S.C., summer 1863.) Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter October 26-November 9. Before Charleston until December. At Hilton Head, S.C., until April, 1864. 8 Companies ordered to Gloucester Point. Va., April, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Swift Creek May 6-10. Operations against Drury's Bluff May 12-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-June 15. Assaults on Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Construction of Fort Hell before Petersburg September and October. Construction of Dutch Gap Canal October to December. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Fair Oaks October 27-28. Fall of Petersburg and Richmond April 2-3. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Rebuilt Mayo's Bridge June. Detachment in Dept. of the South participated in skirmish at King's Creek July 3, 1864. The Hatch Expedition up Broad River, S.C., November 28-30, 1864. Battle of Honey Hill November 30. Deveaux's Neck December 6. Regiment mustered out June 30, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 25 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 116 Enlisted men by disease. Total 148.

2nd Regiment Engineers

Failed to complete organization. Men enlisted transferred to 15th Regiment Engineers October 9, 1863.

15th Regiment Engineers

Organized at Washington, D.C.. October 25, 1861, from 15th Regiment New York Infantry. Attached to Engineer Brigade, Army of the Potomac.

SERVICE.--Duty at Washington and Alexandria until March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Advance up the Peninsula and constructing bridges on the Chickahominy River May. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Seven Pines June 27. White Oak Swamp and Charles City Cross Roads June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved Washington, D.C., August 16-22. Maryland Campaign September-October. Rappahannock Campaign November, 1862, to June, 1863. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Deep Run Ravine June 5-13. Mustered out June 25, 1863. Three years men consolidated to a Battalion of three Companies, "A," "B" and "C." Company "D" assigned December 9, 1863; Company "E" assigned March, 1864, and other seven Companies November, 1864. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June-July, 1863. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. 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 Court House May 8-21; North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Crossing of James River June 15. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Deep Bottom July 27-28, 1864. Hatcher's Run February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. 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. Expedition to reinforce General Sherman April 23-29. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 2-15. Grand Review May 23. (Cos. "A," "B" and "H" with Terry's Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 3-15, 1865. Capture of Fort Fisher January 15. Capture of Wilmington, N. C., February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Occupation of Goldsboro and Raleigh. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty in Dept. of North Carolina until June.) Mustered out Companies "E," "F," "G," "H," "I," "K," "L" and "M" at Washington, D.C., June 13, 1865; Companies "C" June 14, 1865, and Companies "A," "B" and "D" July 2, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 119 Enlisted men by disease. Total 129.

50th Regiment Engineers

Organized at Washington, D.C., from 50th New York Infantry October 22, 1861. Attached to Woodbury's Brigade, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862, and Engineer Brigade, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Alexandria, Va., until March, 1862, and at Washington, D.C., until March 18. Moved with Army of the Potomac to the Virginia Peninsula. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Advance up the Peninsula and constructing bridges on the Chickahominy River May. Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battle of Seven Pines June 27. White Oak Swamp and Charles City Cross Roads June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Washington, D.C., August 16-22. Maryland Campaign September-October. Operating at and about Harper's Ferry, W. Va., and Berlin, Md., during and after the battle of Antietam. Threw two pontoon bridges over the Potomac River at Berlin, Md., for the crossing the Army of the Potomac in their pursuit of Lee from Antietam. Rappahannock Campaign November, 1862, to June, 1863. 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. Banks' Ford May 4. Operations at Deep Run Ravine June 5 13. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-4. 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 River May 3-June 15, 1864. Laid all bridges for Army of the Potomac during the Campaign. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania Court House May 8-21. To expedite the transportation of wounded three Companies made a forced march to Fredericksburg on May 10, starting at 11:30 a.m. Built bridge over the Rappahannock at Fredericksburg Lower Crossing, having it completed and ready for use at 4:30 p.m., having marched 8 miles and built bridge 420 feet long in 5 hours. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. On line of the Totopotomoy May 28-31. About Cold Harbor June 1-12. Crossing of James River June 15. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June, 1864, to April, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration on north side of James River July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Hatcher's Run February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. (Co. "I" march to Danville with 6th Army Corps April 23-27.) Mustered out at Washington, D.C., June 13, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 19 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 206 Enlisted men by disease. Total 227.

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

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