Union Regimental Histories

 

Pennsylvania

 

Battery "A", 1st Regiment Light Artillery (43rd Volunteers)

Organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861. Ordered to Washington, D.C., August, 1861. Attached to McCall's Pennsylvania Reserve Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army Potomac, to April, 1862. Artillery, McCall's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to August, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army Potomac, to February, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to April, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. U.S. Forces, Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., Dept. Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. Artillery, Heckman's Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., Dept. Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. District Eastern Virginia, Dept. Virginia and North Carolina, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 10th Army Corps, to October, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp at Tennallytown, Md., until October, 1861, and at Camp Pierpont near Langley, Va., until March, 1862. Expedition to Grinnell's Farm December 6, 1861. Action at Dranesville, Va., December 20. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. McDowell's advance on Falmouth April 9-19. Duty at Falmouth and Fredericksburg until June. Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula. Seven days before Richmond, Va., June 25-July 1. Beaver Dam Creek or Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines' Mill June 27. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 15. Movement to join Pope August 15-26. Battles of Gainesville August 28. Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September. South Mountain September 14. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October-November. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Ordered to Newport News February 9, thence to Suffolk, March. Siege of Suffolk April 12-May 4. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 26-July 8. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. Duty at Portsmouth, Va., until July, 1864. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond July, 1864, to April, 1865. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30, 1864. Fair Oaks October 27-28. Before Richmond until April, 1865. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Engaged in demolishing defenses and removing Ordnance until July. Mustered out July 25, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 16 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 38.

Battery "B", 1st Regiment Light Artillery (43rd Volunteers)

Letters written by James H. Maclay

Organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861. Moved to Washington, D. C, August, 1861. Attached to McCall's Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. Artillery, McCall's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to August, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 1st Army Corps, to March, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, to March, 1865. Artillery Reserve, Army Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--At Camp Berry, Washington, D.C., until August 14, 1861, and at Tennallytown, Md., until September. At Great Falls, Md., September to December, temporarily transferred to Banks' Division, December 25. Duty at Seneca Falls and Edward's Ferry until January 9, 1862, when rejoined McCall's Division, and at Camp Pierpont near Langley until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas March 10-15. McDowell's advance on Falmouth April 9-19. Duty at Falmouth and Fredericksburg until June. Moved to the Peninsula June 13, and Joined Division at Mechanicsville June 30. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Beaver Dam Creek or Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines' Mill June 27. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 15. Movement to Join Pope August 15-26. Battles of Gainesville August 28. Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Chantilly September 1 (Reserve). Maryland Campaign September. Battles of South Mountain September 14 and Antietam September 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October-November. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Belle Plains until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. Chancellorsville May 2-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Duty on the Rappahannock until September 10. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Near Kelly's Ford until April, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania C. H. May 8-21; North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad August 18-21, 1864. In trenches before Petersburg until April, 1865. Fort Stedman March 25, 1865. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Ordered to City Point April 3. Moved to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 9, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Officers and 19 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 17 Enlisted men by disease. Total 38.

Battery "C", 1st Regiment Light Artillery (43rd Volunteers)

Organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861, and moved to Washington, D.C. Attached to W. F. Smith's Division, Army Potomac, October, 1861, to March, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 6th Corps, to June, 1863. Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C., 22nd Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, Lockwood's Division, Dept. Susquehanna, to August, 1863. Maryland Heights Division, Dept. West Virginia, to October, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry and in the Defenses of Washington until March, 1862. Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula March. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. James River Road near Fair Oaks June 29. Savage Station June 29. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria August 16-24. Maryland Campaign September. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg 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. Ordered to Washington, D.C., June, and duty there until July. Moved to Maryland Heights July 9. Duty at Harper's Ferry. W. Va., until October. Consolidated with Battery "D," 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, October 23, 1863 (which see).

Second Battery "C", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized December, 1864. Attached to 3rd Infantry Division, West Virginia, to April, 1865. 2nd Infantry Division, West Virginia, to June, 1865. Duty at Harper's Ferry, Martinsburg and in the Shenandoah Valley until June, 1865. Mustered out June 30, 1865.

Battery "C" lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and 12 by disease.

Battery "D", 1st Regiment Light Artillery (43rd Volunteers)

Organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., August, 1861. Attached to Buell's Division, Army Potomac, October, 1861, to March, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps, to June, 1863. Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to August, 1863. Unattached, Artillery, Dept. West Virginia, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, West Virginia, to January, 1864. Wheaton's Brigade, Dept. West Virginia, to April, 1864. Artillery Brigade, Dept. West Virginia, to January, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, Dept. West Virginia, to May, 1865. 2nd Infantry Division, West Virginia, to June, 1865.

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. Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. James River Road near Fair Oaks June 29. Charles City Cross Roads June 29. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to join Pope August 16-26. Sulphur Springs August 26. Maryland Campaign September. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17 (Reserve). Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth 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. Banks' Ford May 4. Ordered to Washington, D.C., June, and duty at Camp Barry until August. Ordered to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., and duty there until August, 1864. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to November. Berryville September 3. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Maryland Heights and in Dept. of West Virginia until June, 1865. Mustered out June 30, 1865.

Lost during service 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 18 Enlisted men by disease. Total 30.

Battery "E", 1st Regiment Light Artillery (43rd Volunteers)

Organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861, and ordered to Washington, D.C. Attached to W. F. Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, October-November, 1861. Buell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1862. Reserve Artillery, 4th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, to July, 1863. United States Forces, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to June, 1864. Unattached, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, to August, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 10th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 25th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry and in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Defense of Bottom's Bridge June 25-29. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Retreat from the Peninsula August 16-24. Garrison duty at Yorktown and Gloucester until April, 1864. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 26-July 8, 1863. Expedition to Matthews County October 4-9, 1863, and to Gloucester Court House December 11-15, 1863. At Williamsburg, Va., April, 1864, and in Defenses of Yorktown until July. Ordered to join 18th Army Corps in the field July 5. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond July, 1864, to April, 1865. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, and Fort Harrison September 28-30. Near Richmond September 30. In trenches before Richmond until April, 1865. Duty dismantling forts and removing Ordnance until July. Mustered out July 20, 1865.

Lost 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 21 Enlisted men by disease.

 

Battery "F", 1st Regiment Light Artillery (43rd Volunteers)

Organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861, and ordered to Washington, D.C. Attached to Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, October, 1861, to March, 1862. 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps and 1st Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to May, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, to May, 1863. 3rd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1864. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington until October, 1861, and on the Upper Potomac, between Edward's Ferry and Hancock, Md., until February, 1862. Advance on Winchester March 1-12. Reconnaissance toward Strasburg and action near Winchester March 7. Ordered to join Abercrombie's Brigade March 21, and moved to Warrenton Junction. Pursuit of Jackson up the Valley March 24-April 27. Rappahannock Crossing April 18. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 1-September 2. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Thoroughfare Gap August 28. Battles of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty at Sharpsburg, Md., until October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth and Belle Plain until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. Chancellorsville May 2-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Advance to line of the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Morton's Ford February 6-7. Camp near Stevensburg, Va., until May. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. 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. 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 21-22, 1864. Demonstration north of the James River at Deep Bottom July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-29. Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-20. Strawberry Plains August 14-18. Fall of Petersburg April 2, 1865. Moved to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 9, 1865.

Lost 1 Officer and 17 Enlisted men killed and 13 Enlisted men by disease. Total 31.

Battery "G", 1st Regiment Light Artillery (43rd Volunteers)

Organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861, and ordered to Washington, D.C. Attached to McCall's Pennsylvania Reserve Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. Artillery, McCall's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 3rd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1864. Camp Barry, 22nd corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Corps, to July, 1864. Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia, to January, 1865. 1st Infantry Division, West Virginia, to April, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Hardins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry and Tennallytown, Md., Defenses of Washington, D.C., until October, 1861, and at Camp Pierpont, near Langley, Va., until March, 1862. Expedition to Grinnell's Farm December 6, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. McDowell's advance on Falmouth April 9-19. Duty at Falmouth and Fredericksburg until June. Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines Mill June 27; Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to join Pope August 16-26. Duty at Washington, D.C., until October 9. Rejoined Division at Sharpsburg, Md. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October-November. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth and Belle Plains until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. Chancellorsville May 2-5. Battery attached to Battery "F" 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery May 12, 1863, to April 3, 1864. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Advance to line of the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Morton's Ford February 6-7. At Stevensburg until April. At Camp Berry, Defenses of Washington, D.C., April. At Arlington Heights, Va., as garrison of Forts Bennett, Cochran and Haggerty until July. Ordered to Frederick, Md., July 3. Infantry duty at Point of Rocks, Md., July 6 to December 12. At Maryland Heights until April 16, 1865. At Fort Lincoln, near Washington, D.C., until April 27, and at Fort Foote until June. Mustered out at Camp Cadwalader June 29, 1865.

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

Battery "H", 1st Regiment Light Artillery (43rd Volunteers)

Organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861, and ordered to Washington, D.C. Attached to Defenses of Washington to October, 1861. Buell's Division, Army Potomac, March, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to July, 1862. Reserve Artillery, 4th Army Corps, Yorktown, Va., to June, 1863. Camp Barry, Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Fair Oaks (Seven Pines) May 31June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Bottom's Bridge June 28-29. Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Yorktown, Va., and duty there until June, 1863. Ordered to Washington, D.C., arriving July 1, and march to Gettysburg July 1-4. Return to Washington, and duty at Camp Barry until May, 1864. Garrison duty at Fort Whipple until December, and at Fort Marcy until February, 1865. Outpost duty at Edward's Ferry, Md., until June. Mustered out June 27, 1865.

Lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 1 Officer and 18 Enlisted men by disease. Total 20.

Battery "I", 1st Regiment Light Artillery (43rd Volunteers)

Organized March 2, 1865. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C. Attached to DeRussy's Division, Defenses south of the Potomac, until July. Mustered out July 1, 1865. Lost 2 by disease.

Independent Battery "A", Light Artillery

Organized at Philadelphia September 19, 1861. Garrison at Fort Delaware entire term. Mustered out June 30, 1865.

Lost during service 1 Officer and 16 Enlisted men by disease. Total 17.

Independent Battery "B", Light Artillery

Organized at Erie and Chambersburg August, 1861. Moved, with 77th Pennsylvania, to Louisville, Ky., October 18, 1861; thence to Camp Nevin, Ky. Attached to Negley's Brigade, McCook's Command, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. Artillery, 2nd Division, Army of the Ohio, to June, 1862. Artillery, 5th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. Artillery, 5th Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Left Wing, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 21st Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 4th Corps, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 4th Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Texas to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp at Nolin River, Ky., until February, 1862. March to Bowling Green, Ky.; thence to Nashville, Tenn., February 14-March 3. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 16-April 6. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7 (Reserve). Advance on and Siege of.Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg, August 20-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-22. Battle of Perryville. Ky., October 8. Logan's Cross Roads October 18. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 6 and duty there until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River, and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign, August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-October 27. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25; Mission Ridge November 24-25; Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September, 1864. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Demonstration on Dalton May 9-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Kingston May 21. Cassville May 24. 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. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, or Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochee River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Operations in North Georgia and North Alabama against Hood September 29-November 3. Nashville Campaign November-December. Spring Hill November 23 and November 29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Near Nashville December 6. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there until March, 1865. Operations in North Georgia and East Tennessee January 31-April 24. Duty at Nashville, Tenn., until June. Moved to New Orleans, La,, thence to Texas, and duty there until October, 1865. Mustered out October 12, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Officers and 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 25 Enlisted men by disease. Total 35.

Independent Battery "C", Light Artillery

Organized at Pittsburgh November 6, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., November, 1861. Attached to Military District of Washington until May, 1862. Ord's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until May, 1862. Duty at Front Royal, Catlett's Station, Warrenton and Waterloo, until August. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 10-September 2. Crooked Run August 12. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Thoroughfare Gap August 28. Bull Run August 29-30. Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty at Sharpsburg, Md., until October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth and Belle Plains until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. Chancellorsville May 2-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Advance to line of the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Morton's Ford February 6-7. Ordered to Defenses of Washington and duty at Camp Barry and in Defenses south of the Potomac until June, 1865. Mustered out June 30, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 2 Enlisted men killed and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 24.

Independent Battery "D", Light Artillery (Durrell's)

Organized at Doylestown and mustered in September 24, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 5, 1861. Attached to McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. King's 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. King's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to August, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. Army of the Ohio to June, 1863, and Army of the Tennessee to August, 1863. Covington, Ky., Dept. of the Ohio, to March, 1864. Artillery, 4th Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Kalorama Heights, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until November 14, 1861. At East Capital Hill until December 18, and at Munson's Hill until March 10, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. McDowell's advance to Falmouth April 9-19. Capture of Fredericksburg April 18. Expedition to Thoroughfare Gap and operations against Jackson May 29-June 21. At Falmouth until August. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Kelly's Ford August 21. Near Warrenton August 22-23 supporting Buford's Cavalry. Kettle Run or Bristoe Station August 27. Battle of Bull Run August 29-30. Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-24. Battles of South Mountain September 14, and Antietam September 16-17. At Pleasant Valley until October 25. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 25-November 19. Warrenton or Sulphur Springs November 15. Berryville December 2. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News February 7, thence to Cynthiana, Ky., March 23-April 1. At Paris, Mt. Sterling, Richmond, Lancaster, Crab Orchard and Stanford, Ky., until June. Movement to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-14. Siege of Vicksburg June 15-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. At Milldale until August 6. Moved to Covington, Ky., August 6-22, and duty there until March 21, 1864. Moved to Johnson's Island, Lake Erie, Ohio, November 12-16 to repel threatened raid to release prisoners. Moved to Annapolis, Md., March 21-26. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Guarding supply trains through the Wilderness and to James River May 4-June 16. Siege of Petersburg June 16-18 to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Ream's Station, Weldon Railroad, August 25. Peeble's Farm, Poplar Grove Church, September 30-October 1. Old members mustered out September 23, 1864. Fort Stedman March 25, 1865. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Moved to City Point April 20; thence to Alexandria April 25-27. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 13, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 24.

Independent Battery "E", Light Artillery (Knaps')

Organized at Point of Rocks, Md., from a Company formed for 63rd Pennsylvania and surplus men of the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry September, 1861. Attached to W. F. Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1861. Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Geary's Separate Brigade, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862. Geary's Separate Brigade, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to May, 1862. Geary's Separate Brigade, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 12th Army Corps, to December, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 12th Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 20th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp at East Capital Hill, Defenses of Washington, until November 24, 1861. Moved to Point of Rocks November 24. Duty there and near Harper's Ferry until February 28, 1862. Action at Point of Rocks December 19. Occupation of Loudon Heights February 28. Operations on line of Manassas Gap Railroad March 1-April 14. Capture of Lovettsville March 1. March to Wheetland and Leesburg March 7-8. Capture of Leesburg March 8. Advance to Snickersville March 12. Upperville March 14. Ashby's Gap March 15. Middleburg March 27. Operations about Middleburg and White Plains March 27-28. Salem April 1. Thoroughfare Gap April 2. Piedmont April 14. Guarding Railroad at Salem until May 23. Front Royal May 23. Retreat to Manassas May 24-25. Guard Railroad and operations in the Valley until August. Reconnaissance to Orange and Culpeper Court House July 12-17. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Rappahannock Bridge August 21. Sulphur Springs August 23-25. Maryland Campaign September 2-23. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry September 19-23. Duty at Sandy Hook until December. Reconnaissance to Rippon November 9. Reconnaissance to Winchester December 2-6. Berryville December 2. Winchester December 4. March to Fairfax Station December 9-17, and duty there until January 20, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. At Aquia Creek until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25; Lookout Mountain November 23-24; Mission Ridge November 25; Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. Reenlisted January, 1864, and on furlough January and February. Expedition down Tennessee River to Triana April 12-16. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Dug Gap or Mill Springs 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 Mountain June 11-14. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station or 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-November 15. Near Atlanta November 9. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Neuse River April 10. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's' House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond. Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out at Pittsburg June 14, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Officers and 12 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 11 Enlisted men by disease. Total 25.

 

Independent Battery "F", Light Artillery (Hampton's)

Organized at Williamsport December 7, 1861. Joined Banks on Upper Potomac December 15, 1861. Attached to Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, and Dept. of the Shenandoah to June, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 4th Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, 22nd Corps, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Corps, to July, 1864. Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia, to January, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, 3rd Division, West Virginia, to March, 1865. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Hardins' Division, 22nd Corps, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty on the Upper Potomac until February, 1862. Advance on Winchester March 1-12. Occupation of Winchester March 12. Pursuit of Jackson up the Valley March 24-April 27. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley May 15-June 17. Action at Newtown and Middletown May 24. Retreat to Williamsport May 24-26. Battle of Winchester May 25. Reconnaissance to Front Royal June 29-30. Luray June 30. At Front Royal until August. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Sulphur Springs August 24. Bull Run August 30. Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry September 19, and duty there until December. Near Snickersville November 8. Reconnaissance to Rippon November 9. Reconnaissance to Winchester December 2-6. March to Fredericksburg December 12-16. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Stafford Court House until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign November 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Morton's Ford February 6-7. Duty at Camp Barry, Washington, D.C., and in the Defenses of Washington south of the Potomac until July. Duty at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., until April, 1865, and in the Defenses of Washington until June, 1865. Mustered out June 26, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Officers and 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 14 Enlisted men by disease. Total 24.

Independent Battery "G", Light Artillery

Organized at Harrisburg August 22, 1862. Garrison duty at Fort Delaware entire term. Mustered out June 15, 1865.

Lost 9 by disease.

Independent Battery "H", Light Artillery

Organized at Pittsburg October 21, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to December, 1862. Camp Barry Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March. 1863. Slough's Command, Garrison of Alexandria, 22nd Corps, Dept. of Washington, to January, 1865. Camp Barry. 22nd Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.----Garrison duty in the Defenses of Washington entire term. Mustered out June, 1865.

Lost 7 by disease.

Independent Battery "I", Light Artillery (Nevin's)

Organized at Philadelphia and Harrisburg December 31, 1863, to January 7, 1864. Attached to Camp Barry, 22nd Corps, Dept. of Washington, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Corps, to July, 1864. 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, to June, 1865. Garrison duty in Defenses of Washington south of the Potomac entire term. Mustered out June 23, 1865.

Knap's Independent Battalion Light Artillery

Organized at Pittsburg May and June, 1864. Ordered to Washington, D.C. Attached to 3rd Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Corps, Dept. of Washington, June, 1864. 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Corps, to September, 1864. Garrison duty in the Defenses of Washington north of the Potomac, entire term. Mustered out September 6, 1864.

Hasting's Independent Battalion Light Artillery

Organized at Philadelphia July 12, 1864. Mustered out October 25, 1864.

Keystone Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Philadelphia August 13, 1862. Ordered to Washington, D.C. Attached to Casey's Provisional Brigade, Military District of Washington, to October, 1862. Casey's Division, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. Casey's Division, 22nd Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Corps, to June, 1863. Camp Barry, 22nd Corps. to July, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, July, 1863. Maryland Heights Division, Dept. of West Virginia, to August, 1863. Garrison duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until July, 1863. Joined Army Potomac and pursuit of Lee July. Action at Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., and duty there until August. Mustered out August 20, 1863.

Keystone Independent Militia Battery No. 2 - (Light Artillery)

Organized at Philadelphia July 6, 1863. Mustered out August 24, 1863.

Knap's Independent Militia Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Pittsburg for the Pennsylvania Emergency June 27, 1863. Mustered out July 15, 1863.

Landis' Independent Militia Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Philadelphia for the Pennsylvania Emergency June 27, 1863. Mustered out July 30, 1863.

Miller's Independent Militia Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Harrisburg June 19, 1863. Mustered out July 25, 1863.

Nevin's Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Harrisburg June and July, 1863. Ordered to Philadelphia July, 1863, and duty there until November, 1863. Ordered to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., and duty there until January, 1864. Ordered to Harrisburg and mustered out January 7, 1864.

Ulman's Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Harrisburg February 14, 1862. Mustered out March 7, 1862.

Wrigley's Independent Company Engineers

Organized at Philadelphia August 9, 1862. Ordered to Washington, D.C. Attached to Whipple's Command, Military District of Washington, to November, 1862. Harper's Ferry, W. Va., to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to June, 1863. Unattached, Dept. of West Virginia, to December, 1863. Unattached, 1st Division, Dept. of West Virginia, to April, 1864. Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia, to June, 1865. Engaged in Engineer operations in the Defenses of Washington to November, 1862, and at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., until muster out, June 20, 1865.

 

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

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