Union Regimental Histories

 

Wisconsin

 

1st Regiment Heavy Artillery

Battery "A" organized as Company "K," 2nd Wisconsin Infantry. Detached from Regiment August, 1861, and assigned to duty as Heavy Artillery at Forts Corcoran, Marcy and Ethan Allen, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until October, 1861. Rejoined Regiment October 10. Permanently detached as Battery "A," 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery, December 9, 1861. Attached to Military District of Washington, to May, 1862. Whipple's Command, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. Defenses of Alexandria, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to December, 1863. 4th Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1865. Assigned to duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., at Forts Cass, Buffalo, Ellsworth, Worth, Rodgers and Willard until August, 1865. Defense of Washington against Early's attack July 11-12, 1864. Mustered out August 18, 1865.

Battery "B" organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and left State for Murfreesboro, Tenn., September, 1863. Duty at Fort Terrell, Murfreesboro, Tenn., until January, 1864. Moved to Lexington, Ky., January 4, 1864, and duty at Fort Clay, Lexington, Ky., until August, 1865. Mustered out August 30, 1865.

Battery "C" left State October 30, 1863, for Chattanooga, Tenn. Attached to 2nd Division, Artillery Reserve, Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1863. Garrison Artillery, Chattanooga, Tenn., to April, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to August, 1865. Duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., until March 29, 1865. At Athens, Mouse Creek and Strawberry Plains, Tenn., until September. Mustered Out September 21, 1865.

Battery "D" mustered in November 7, 1863. Ordered to New Orleans, La., February 9, 1864. Attached to the Defenses of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864. District of LaFourche, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1865. Defenses of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1865. Garrison at Fort Jackson until July 23, 1864, thence moved to Fort Berwick near Brashear City and duty there until June, 1865. Ordered to Washington, D.C., and there mustered out August 18, 1865.

Batteries "E," "F," "O," "H," "I," "K," "L" and "M" organized September and October, 1864. Ordered to Washington, D.C. Attached to 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to December, 1864. 4th Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865. Assigned to duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C. Company "E" at Fort O'Rourke, "F" at Fort Ellsworth, "G" and "H" at Fort Lyon ("G" also at Fort Ellsworth), "I" at Fort Farnsworth, "K" at Fort Lyon, "L" at Fort Willard, "M" at Forts Lyon, Weed and Farnsworth. Batteries "E" to "M" mustered out June 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 77 Enlisted men by disease. Total 83.

1st Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at LaCrosse, Wis., and mustered in October 10, 1861. Moved to Camp Utley, Racine, Wis., and duty there until January 23, 1862. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., January 23, and duty there until April 3. Attached to Artillery, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. Cumberland Division, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Artillery, 9th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. Artillery, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to August, 1863. Defenses of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, to June, 1864. District of Morganza, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. Artillery, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, District of Baton Rouge, La., to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Cumberland Gap Campaign April 3-June 18, 1862. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18 to September 17. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., and to the Ohio River September 17-October 3. Expedition to Charleston, W. Va., October 21-November 10. Ordered to Cincinnati, Ohio, November 20; thence to Memphis, Tenn., November 26. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28. Chickasaw Bluff December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 14-23, and duty there until March 8. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., March 8. Operations from Milliken's Bend to New Carthage March 31-April 17. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Near Clinton July 8. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Battery refitted with 30-lb. Parrott's and ordered to the Dept. of the Gulf August 13. Duty at Carrollton until September 3. Moved to Brashear City September 3-4, and to Berwick City September 24. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Duty at Brashear City until December. Moved to New Orleans and duty there until April 22, 1864. Red River Campaign April-May. Moved to Alexandria April 22-28, and duty there until May 13. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. At Morganza and New Orleans until August, then moved to Baton Rouge, La. Bayou Letsworth August 11. Expedition to Clinton August 23-29. Olive Branch, Comite River and Clinton August 25. Expedition to Clinton, Greensburg and Camp Moore October 5-9. Expedition to Brookhaven, Miss., November 14-21. Liberty Creek November 15. Jackson November 21. Davidson's Expedition to Mobile & Ohio Railroad November 26-December 13. Duty at New Orleans and Baton Rouge until July, 1865. Mustered out July 18, 1865.

Battery lost during service 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 22 Enlisted men by disease. Total 28.

2nd Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at LaCrosse and mustered in at Racine, Wis., October 10, 1861. Moved to Baltimore, Md., thence to Fortress Monroe, Va., January 21-27, 1862, and garrison duty there until September. Attached to Fortress Monroe, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1862. Fortress Monroe, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to September, 1862. Camp Hamilton, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to January, 1863. Artillery Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, to April, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division. 4th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to August, 1863. Artillery, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. Point Lookout, Md., to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Camp Hamilton, Hampton, Va., September, 1862, and duty there until January 10, 1863. Moved to Suffolk, Va., January 10. Action at Deserted House January 30. Siege of Suffolk, Va., April 11-May 4. Norfleet House April 15. Moved to Portsmouth, Va., May 6; thence to West Point. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Moved to Yorktown, Va., July 20, and duty there until January 20, 1864. Moved to Point Lookout, Md., January 20, and duty there guarding prisoners until July, 1865. Mustered out July 10, 1865.

Battery lost during service 12 by disease.

 

3rd Independent Battery Light Artillery "Badger Battery"

Organized at Racine, Wis., and mustered in October 10, 1861. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., January 23, 1862, and duty there until March 10. Attached to Artillery, 5th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. Artillery, 5th Division, 2nd 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 Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Division, Artillery Reserve, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1864. Garrison Artillery, Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1865. Garrison Artillery, Murfreesboro, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., March 10, 1862; thence march to Savannah, Tenn., March 29-April 9. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Buell's operations on line of Memphis & Charleston Railroad in North Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-20. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8 (Reserve). Pittman's Cross Roads October 18. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7. Lebanon November 9. Rural Hill November 18. At Nashville, Tenn., until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until July 5. Moved to McMinnville July 5, and duty there until September. Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign September. Chickamauga September 13. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Garrison duty in the Defenses of Chattanooga; also duty by Detachments on transports on the Tennessee River until April, 1865. Moved to Murfreesboro and garrison duty there until July. Mustered out July 20, 1865.

Battery lost during service 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 27.

4th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized and mustered in at Racine, Wis., October 1, 1861. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., January 21, 1862; thence to Fortress Monroe, Va., and garrison duty there until September. Attached to District of Fortress Monroe, Va.. Dept. of Virginia, to September, 1862. Camp Hamilton, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to January, 1863. Artillery Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to December, 1863. Artillery Brigade, United States Forces, Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. Artillery. 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to June, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Artillery Cavalry Division, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Fired gun "Union" during the Monitor and Merrimac engagement March 9, 1862. Moved to Camp Hamilton, Va., September, and duty there until January 11, 1863. Moved to Suffolk, Va., January 11. Siege of Suffolk April 11-May 4. Norfleet House April 15. Chuckatuck and Reed's Ferry May 3. Moved to Portsmouth, Va., May 5. To West Point, thence to Yorktown May 30. Keyes' Expedition up the Peninsula June 9-July 10. Garrison duty at Yorktown until August 25. Duty at Gloucester Point and Portsmouth until April, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Swift Creek or Arrow field Church May 9-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-June 4. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 3, 1865. At Bermuda Hundred, Va., until July 5, 1864, and at Jones' Landing until August 10. Moved to Light House Point August 10, thence to Prince George Court House and to Petersburg August 26. Duty in trenches until September 27. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Darbytown Road October 7 and 13. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. Siege operations against Richmond until April, 1865. Before Richmond March 30-April 2. Occupation of Richmond April 3 and duty there until July. Mustered out July 3, 1865.

Battery lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 22 Enlisted men by disease. Total 25.

5th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Racine, Wis., and mustered in October 10, 1861. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., March 15, 1862. Moved to Sykestown March 19, thence to New Madrid, Mo., and report to Gen. Pope March 19. Attached to Artillery Division, Army of Mississippi, to May, 1862. Artillery, 4th Division, Army of Mississippi, to September, 1862. 30th Brigade, 9th Division, Army of the Ohio, October, 1862. 30th Brigade, 9th Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Right Wing, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to July 1864. Artillery Brigade, 14th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the fortifications of New Madrid end Island No. 10 until April 19, 1862. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 19-28. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Moved to Jacinto, thence to Ripley June 23-29, and duty there until August 14. Moved to Iuka, Miss., August 14, thence march to Nashville, Tenn., August 21-September 3. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg September 23-26. Pursuit of Bragg to Crab Orchard, Ky., October 1-15. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 19-November 6, and duty there until December 26. Wilson's Creek Pike December 25. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Nolensville December 26-27. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Expedition to Franklin January 31-February 12. Reconnaissance from Salem to Versailles March 9-14. Operations on Edgefild Pike June 4. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Liberty Gap June 24-27. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25. Duty in the Defenses of Chattanooga until January, 1864. Reenlisted January 2, 1864, and veterans on furlough January and February. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Tunnel Hill May 6-7. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Rome May 17-18. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahootchie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C.. via Richmond, April 29-May 17. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 6, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 18 Enlisted men by disease. Total 25.

6th Independent Battery Light Artillery "Buena Vista Artillery"

Organized at Racine, Wis., and mustered in October 2, 1861. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., March 15-16, 1862, thence to New Madrid, Mo., March 19-20, and report to Gen. Pope. Attached to Artillery Division, Army of Mississippi, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to November, 1862. Artillery, 7th Division, Left Wing, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps, to December, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to November, 1864. Garrison Artillery, Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. Artillery Reserve, Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the fortifications of New Madrid, Mo., and Island No. 10, Missouri, until May 17, 1862. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., May 17-23. Siege of Corinth, Miss., May 23-30. Pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Moved to Rienzi and duty there until October 1. Battle of Corinth, Miss., October 3-4. Duty at Corinth, Miss., until November 2. Moved to Grand Junction November 2. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 2, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., and duty there until March, 1863. Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 13. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Miss., May 1 (Reserve). Jones' Cross Roads May 3. Battles of Raymond May 12; Jackson May 14; Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4 and duty there until September. Ordered to Helena, Ark., September 12, thence to Memphis, Tenn., September 27. March to Chattanooga, Tenn., October 5-November 20. Operations on the Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Duty at Bridgeport, Ala., December 5-22. At Larkinsville, Ala., until January 7, 1864, and at Huntsville, Ala., until June 22. March to Kingston, Ga., June 22-30, and duty there until July 12. Stationed at Etowah River Bridge, near Cartersville, until November 10. Nonveterans mustered out October, 1864. Moved to Chattanooga, Tenn., November 10, thence to Nashville. Tenn., and garrison duty there until February 17, 1865. Battles of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16, 1864 (not actively engaged). Ordered to Chattanooga February 17, 1865, and duty there until July. Mustered out at Madison, Wis., July 3, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 22 Enlisted men by disease. Total 29.

7th Independent Battery Light Artillery "Badger State Flying Artillery"

Organized at Racine and mustered in October 4, 1861. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., March 15-16, 1862, thence to New Madrid. Mo., March 19-21. Attached to Artillery Division, Army of Mississippi, to July, 1862. Artillery, District of Columbus, Ky., Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1862. Artillery, District of Columbus, Ky., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, District of Jackson, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to March. 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 4th Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. Artillery, District of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division. Sturgis' Expedition, June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Memphis, Tenn., District of West Tennessee, to September, 1864. Unattached, District of Memphis, to December, 1864. Unattached, Artillery Reserve, District of West Tennessee, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the fortifications of New Madrid, Mo., and Island No. 10, Missouri, until June, 1862. Ordered to Union City, Tenn., June 13. Assigned to duty as railroad guard on Mobile & Ohio Railroad at Trenton and Humboldt, Tenn., until December. Action at Trenton and Humboldt December 20 (Detachments). Operations against Forest in West Tennessee December 18, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Action at Parker's Cross Roads December 30, 1862. Engagement at Red Mound or Parker's Cross Roads December 31. Moved to Jackson, Tenn., and duty there until June, 1863. At Corinth, Miss., until July 1. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., and garrison duty there until July, 1865. Sturgis' Expedition to Guntown, Miss., June 1-13, 1864. Battle of Brice's or Tishamingo Creek, near Guntown, June 10. Repulse of Forest's attack on Memphis August 21, 1864. Mustered out July 6 and honorably discharged July 20, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 9 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 19 Enlisted men by disease. Total 29.

8th Independent Battery Light Artillery "Lyons' Pinery Battery"

Organized at Racine and mustered in January 8, 1862. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., March 18, and duty at Benton Barracks until April 4. Moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, April 4, and attached to Dept. of Kansas to June, 1862. Artillery, 4th Division, Army of Mississippi, to August, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, Army of Mississippi, to September, 1862. 32nd Brigade, 9th Division, Army of the Ohio, September, 1862. 32nd Brigade, 9th Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Division, Artillery Reserve, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. Post of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, Defenses of Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--March to Fort Scott with Lane's Southwestern Expedition April, 1862, thence to Fort Riley, Kansas, and return to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Moved to Columbus, Ky., May 10-June 4. Moved to Humboldt, Tenn., and guard duty on Mobile& Ohio Railroad until July. Movement to Corinth, Miss., thence to Iuka, Miss., July 9-August 14. Expedition from Jacinto to Bay Springs and skirmish August 4-7. Battle of Iuka, Miss, September 19 (Centre Section). Battle of Corinth, Miss., October 3-4 (Centre Section). Battery ordered to Nashville, Tenn., August 29-September 3. March to Nashville, Tenn., in pursuit of Bragg September 6-26. Pursuit of Bragg to Crab Orchard, Ky., October 2-16. Battle of Perryville October 8. Stanford, Ky., October 14. March to Bowling Green, Ky., thence to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 12. Tyree Springs November 7. Duty at Nashville until December 26. Action near Brentwood December 9. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Nolensville December 26-27. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Reconnaissance from Salem to Versailles March 9-14. Operations on Edgefield Pike June 4. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Liberty Gap June 24-27. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Lookout Mountain November 24. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., December 5, and duty there until March, 1864. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., and garrison duty there until August, 1865. Mustered out August 10, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 1 Enlisted man killed and 26 Enlisted men by disease. Total 28.

9th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Burlington, Wis., and mustered in January 27, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., March 18-19, thence to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, April 3. March to Denver City, Colo., via Fort Kearney and Julesburg, April 26-June 2. Right Section moved to Fort Union, N.M., June 3. Left Section moved to Fort Larned June 15 and garrison duty there until December, 1864. Right Section moved to Colorado Territory July 5, 1862, and duty there with Centre Section until April 26, 1864, then moved to Council Grove, Kansas, April 26-May 18, and duty there until August, 1864. Engaged in escorting trains and U.S. mail coaches on the Santa Fe Road. Moved to Fort Riley, Kansas, August, 1864. Action at Smoky Hill Court House May 16, 1864. Defense of Fort Larned July 17, 18 and 19, 1863 (Left Section). Curtis' Campaign against Price in Missouri and Arkansas October, 1864. Big Blue and State Line October 22. Westport October 23. Engagement on the Marmiton (or Battle of Charlot) October 25. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, October 25. Battery consolidated at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, December, 1864. Veteran Battery organized January 27, 1865. One section ordered to Fort Scott March 26, and duty there until June 18, then moved to Fort Riley and Fort Zarah. Battery mustered out at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, September 30, 1865.

Battery lost during service 6 Enlisted men by disease.

 

10th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at New Lisbon, Wis., and mustered in February 10, 1862. At Camp Utley, Racine, Wis., until March 18, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., March 18-20, and duty at Benton Barracks, Mo., until April 30. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., April 30-May 5. Attached to Artillery Division, Army of Mississippi, to July, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, Army of Mississippi, to September, 1862. Artillery, 13th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Artillery, 4th Division, Centre 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. Unassigned, Dept. of the Cumberland to November, 1863. 2nd Division, Artillery Reserve, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. Artillery, Kilpatrick's 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division, Mississippi, to April, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss, May 5-30, 1862. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. Duty at Corinth until July 21. Moved to Iuka, Miss., July 21, thence march to Nashville, Tenn., August 12-September 14, and duty there until April 8, 1863. Siege of Nashville September 12-November 7, 1862. Action on Murfreesboro Pike November 6. Escort trains to Stone's River January 2-3, 1863. Battle of Stone's River January 3-5. Railroad guard duty at Brentwood April 3 to June 3. Moved to Nashville June 3, thence to Murfreesboro July 16, and duty there until August 19. Moved to Columbia August 19, thence to Athens August 26, and to Huntsville, Ala., September 1. To Stevenson, Ala., September 3. Duty at Caperton's Ferry, Bridgeport, Anderson's Cross Roads and other points guarding line of the Tennessee River until April 27, 1864. Moved to Cleveland, Tenn., April 27. thence to Catoosa Springs and join 3rd Cavalry Division. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Gideon's Ferry May 15. Guard duty at Adairsville and Cartersville Ferry until August 3. Moved to Sandtown August 3. Kilpatrick's Raid around Atlanta August 18-22. Flint River August 19. Jonesboro and Lovejoy Station August 20. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Red Oak August 28. Flint River Station August 30 Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Glass Bridge September 2. Jonesboro September 7. Operations in North Georgia and North Alabama against Hood September 29-November 3. Camp Creek September 30. Salt Springs October 1. Sweetwater and Noyes Creek October 1-3. Van Wert October 9-10. Silver Creek October 13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Lovejoy Station November 16. Walnut Creek and East Macon November 20. Griswoldsville November 22. Sylvan Grove November 27. Waynesboro November 27-28. Buckhead Creek and Reynolds' Plantation November 28. Near Louisville November 29. Waynesboro December 4. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Near Barnwell, S.C., February 6. Williston February 8. Aiken and Blackville February 11. Gunter's Bridge February 14. Near Himsborough March 3. Phillips' Cross Roads March 4. Monroe's Cross Roads March 10. Scott's Mills, Black River, March 15. Taylor's Hole Creek, Averysboro, March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Nonveterans ordered to Madison, Wis., April 12, and there mustered out April 26. Veterans and recruits attached to 12th Wisconsin Battery April 20, 1865.

Battery lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 25 Enlisted men by disease. Total 28.

11th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized with 17th Wisconsin Infantry at Madison, Wis., February 22, 1862. Transferred to 1st Illinois Light Artillery as Battery "L" February, 1862. (See Battery "L," 1st Illinois Light Artillery.)

12th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., under authority of Governor Harvey, as a Company for the 1st Missouri Light Artillery, to be known as the 12th Wisconsin Battery February and March, 1862. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., May 6, 1862. Attached to Artillery Division, Army of Mississippi, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to November, 1862. Artillery, 7th Division, Left Wing, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 17th Array Corps, to December, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to September, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 15th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., May 8-30, 1862. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. At Camp Clear Creek until August. Ordered to Jacinto August 14. Battle of Iuka, Miss., September 19. Battle of Corinth, Miss., October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. At Corinth until November 8. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad November, 1862, to January, 1863. Duty at Germantown, Tenn., January 4 to February 8, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., February 8; thence to Grand Lake, Ark. Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 16. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Miss., May 1 (Reserve). Battles of Raymond May 12. Jackson May 14. Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Duty at Vicksburg until September. Moved to Helena, Ark., September 12; thence to Memphis, Tenn., September 27. March to Chattanooga, Tenn., October 6-November 20. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Duty at Bridgeport, Ala., until December 22; at Larkinsville until January 7, 1864, and at Huntsville, Ala., until June 22. March to Kingston, Ga., June 22-30, and duty there until July 13. Moved to Allatoona, Ga.. July 13, and duty there until November 12. Repulse of French's attack on Allatoona October 6. Reconnaissance from Rome on Cave Springs Road and skirmishes October 12-13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Combahee River, S. C., January 28. Hickory Hill February 1. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Congaree Creek February 15. Columbia February 16-17. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Near Falling Creek March 20. Mill Creek March 22. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. 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 June 26, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 10 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 23 Enlisted men by disease. Total 34.

13th Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in December 29, 1863. Moved to New Orleans, La., January 28-February 12, 1864; then to Baton Rouge, La., February 17, and garrison duty there until July, 1865. Mustered out July 20, 1865. Lost during service 14 by disease.

 

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

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