Battle Unit Details


2nd Independent Battery, Connecticut Light Artillery

Organized at Bridgeport September 10, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., October 15. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Casey's Division, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. Artillery Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Corps, to June, 1863. 2nd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve Army Potomac to August, 1863. Artillery Dept. of the East to October, 1863. Camp Barry, Washington, D. C., 22nd Corps, to February, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. Artillery 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, June, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, Dept. Gulf, to August, 1864. Unattached artillery 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to December, 1864. Artillery Reserve Corps Military Division West Mississippi to February, 1865. Artillery 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, February, 1865. Artillery 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

Duty at Camp Barry, Defences of Washington, D. C., till January, 1863, and near Wolf Run Shoals, Va., to June, 1863. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-4. Moved to Washington, D.C., and duty there till August 15. Moved to New York City August 15 and duty there and at various points in New York State till October 12. Moved to Washington October 12 and duty there till January, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Brashear City and duty there till June 17. At Algiers till July 31. Expedition to Mobile Bay July 31-September 8. Operations against Fort Gaines August 2-8 and against Fort Morgan August 9-23. Duty at Fort Gaines till September 8. Moved to Algiers September 8, thence to New Orleans September 19, and duty there till November 13. Moved to mouth of White River, Ark., November 13 and duty there till February, 1865. Moved to Kennerville, La., thence to Barrancas, Fla. Expedition to Fort Blakely, Mobile Bay, March 11-April 1. Occupation of Canoe Station March 27. Siege of Fort Blakely April 1-9. Assault on and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. Duty at Mobile and Selma, Ala., till July. Moved to New Orleans, thence to New Haven, Conn., arriving there July 31. Mustered out August 9, 1865.

Battery lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and 19 Enlisted men by disease. Total 21.
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