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1st Regiment, Missouri Light Artillery

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BATTERY "A," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.

Attached to Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Army of Southeast Missouri, to March, 1862. Steele's Comand, Army of Southeast Missouri, to May, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to July, 1862. District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1863, Artillery, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps. Dept. of the Tennessee, to March, 1863. Artillery, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to July, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Dept. of the Gulf, to April, 1865. Hawkins' Colored Division, Military Division West Mississippi, to June, 1865. Dept. of Alabama to August, 1865.

Service:
Operations about Ironton and Fredericktown, Mo., October 12-21, 1861. Engagement at Fredericktown-Ironton February 21. Duty in Southeast Missouri till March, 1862. Ordered to Pilot Knob, thence march to Reeve's Station March 23-27. Moved to Pocohontas, Ark., April 5-11, thence to Jacksonport May 3, and to Batesville March 24. March to Augusta June 20-July 4, thence to Clarksville and Helena, Ark., July 5-14. Action at Hill's Plantation, Cache River, July 7. Duty at Helena, Ark., to October 3. Moved to Pilot Knob, Mo., October 3. Operations in Southeast Missouri till December. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Columbus, Ky., December 19-25, and to Helena, Ark., January 5-7, 1863. Expedition to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., January 16-20. Expedition to Yazoo Pass, and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood February 24-April 8. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 14. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Port Gibson, Miss., May 1. Fourteen Mile Creek May 12. Battle of Champion 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 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 6, thence to Carrollton, and duty there till October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Bayou Cortableaux October 21. Carrion Crow Bayou November 3. At New Iberia till December 17. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Madisonville January 7, 1864. Red River Campaign May 2-20. Moved to Alexandria, La., May 2. Attached to Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri, Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya River May 30-June 6. Moved to Carrollton June. Duty there and in the Defences of New Orleans till April, 1865. Ordered from Greenville, La., to Mobile, Ala., April 19. Duty there and in Dept. of Alabama till August. Mustered out August 23, 1865.

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BATTERY "B," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., September 1, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to January, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Army Southwest Missouri, January, 1862. Disbanded January, 1862.

Battery reorganized from Welfley's Battery Missouri Light Artillery December, 1862. Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, Army of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March, 1863. Artillery, District of Southeast Missouri, to June, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Army of the Gulf to June, 1864. Artillery, U. S. Forces, Texas, to July, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, La., to August, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1864.

Service:
Duty in Southeast Missouri till June, 1863. Operations against Marmaduke April 17-May 2. Cape Girardeau April 26. Castor River, near Bloomfield, April 29. Bloomfield April 30. Chalk Bluffs, St. Francis River, April 30-May 1. Moved to Vicksburg,Miss., June 2-10. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 11-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City July 12-21. Capture of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson, La., July 23, thence to Carrollton, La., August 12-13, and duty there till September 5. Expedition to Morganza September 5-October 11. Atchafalaya River September 7. Sterling's Plantation September 29. At Morganza till October 11. Moved to New Orleans, La., October 11. Expedition to Brazos Santiago, Texas., October 27-December 2. Expedition to Brownsville November 4-9. Occupation of Brownsville November 6. Duty at Brownsville till July, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, La., July 24-August 7. Reserve Artillery at New Orleans till September, 1864. Consolidated with Batteries "A," "F," and "G," 1st Missouri Light Artillery, September 13, 1864.

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BATTERY "C," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.

Original Battery "C" disbanded September, 1861. Reorganized from Mann's Independent Battery Missouri Light Artillery August, 1862. Attached to Artillery, District of Memphis, Tenn., Dept. Tennessee, to September, 1862. Artillery, 4th Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. Artillery, 4th Division, Left Wing 10th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to April, 1864. Artillery, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to November, 1864. Artillery Reserve, Nashville, Tenn., Dept. Cumberland, to July, 1865.

Service:
Duty at Memphis, Tenn., till September 6, 1862. March to Bolivar, Tenn., September 6-14, and duty there till October 4. Expedition from Bolivar to Grand Junction and LaGrange, and skirmishes, September 20-22. Battle of Metamora, Hatchie's River, October 5. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign October 31, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Lake Providence, La., January 18, 1863, and duty there till April. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1 (Reserve). Battle of Raymond May 12. Jackson May 14. 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. Expedition to Mechanicsburg May 26-June 4. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. At Vicksburg till April, 1864. Expedition to Monroe, La., August 20-September 2, 1863. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2, 1864. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence march to Ackworth, Ga., via Huntsville and Decatur, Ala., and Rome, Ga., April 21-June 8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 8-September 8. Assigned to duty at Allatoona, Marietta and Kenesaw Mountain till October. Operations against Hood till November. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there till July, 1865. Mustered out July 11, 1865.

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BATTERY "D," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.


Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of West Tennessee, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, Army Tennessee, to July, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, District of Corinth, Miss., to November, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, Miss., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, Miss., 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1863. Artillery, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1864. Artillery Reserve; Huntsville, Ala., Dept. of the Cumberland, to May, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to September, 1864. Artillery, Huntsvile, Ala., Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1865.

Service:
Duty in the Dept. of Missouri till February, 1862. Operations against Fort Henry, Tenn., February 2-6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Expedition to Clarksville, Tenn., February 19-March 6. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 6-17. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth till October. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Hatchie River October 5-12. Duty at Corinth till April, 1863. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Rock Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. Duty at Corinth till September. March with 15th Army Corps to Chattanooga, Tenn., October-November. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25; Tunnel Hill November 23-24; Mission Ridge November 25. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till October, 1864. Decatur, Ala., October 27-29. Garrison duty at Huntsville, Ala., till April, 1865. Consolidated with Battery "C" April 11, 1865.

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BATTERY "E," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY ("COLE'S").

Left St. Louis, Mo., for Jefferson City, Mo., September 29, 1861. Attached to Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1862. District of Central Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to June, 1862. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army Frontier, Dept. Missouri, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to July, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864.

Service:
Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., October and November, 1861. Moved to Sedalia November 28. March to Otterville, thence to Lexington, Mo., and duty there February 11 to June 3, 1862. Operations about Miami and Waverly May 25-28. Near Waverly May 26. Moved to Sedalia June 3, and duty there till July 29. Moved to Rolla July 29, and return to Sedalia August 18. Moved to Springfield, Mo., August 29-September 4. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-29. Moved to Springfield, Mo., arriving there February 15, 1863. Duty there and at Rolla till April. Operations against Marmaduke April 17-May 2. Cape Girardeau April 26. Castor River near Bloomfield April 29. Bloomfield April 30. Chalk Bluffs, St. Francis River, April 30-May 1. Moved to St. Louis, May 9, thence to Vicksburg, Miss., June 4-16. Siege of Vicksburg June 16-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City July 12-22. Capture of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson, La., July 24, thence to Carrollton, La., August 16. Expedition to Morganza September 5-12. Atchafalaya River September 9-10. Sterling's Farm September 12 and September 29. Moved to New Orleans, La., October 11. Expedition to Rio Grande, Texas, October 27-December 2. Duty at Du Crow's Point and Brownsville till June, 1864. Mustered out June, 1864.

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BATTERY "E," 1st ARTILLERY REORGANIZED.

Reorganized September 14, 1864, from Segebarth's Battery "C," Pennsylvania Artillery, Mississippi Marine Brigade. Attached to Artillery Post and District of Vicksburg, Miss., to November, 1864. Reserve Artillery, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to January, 1865. Duty at Vicksburg and Natchez, Miss., till January, 1865. Mustered out January 1, 1865.

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BATTERY "F," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY, ("MURPHEY'S").

to January, 1862. District of Central Missouri to June, 1862. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. Missouri, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to July, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to February, 1864. Artillery, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Defences New Orleans, La., to August, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Dept. Gulf, to December, 1864. Distrist Southern Alabama, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

Service:
Duty at St. Louis and Clinton, Mo., till March, 1862, and in Central District of Missouri till June. Expedition to Milford, Mo., December 15-18, 1861. Shawnee Mound, Milford, December 18. Ordered to Springfield, Mo., June 3, 1862. Moved to Jefferson City August 16, to Sedalia August 18, and to Springfield August 26. Action at Lone Jack August 16. Schofield's Campaign in Southwest Missouri October, 1862, to January, 1863. Occupation of Newtonia October 4, 1862. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren, Ark., December 27-29. Duty at Springfield, Rolla, and other points in Southwest Missouri till April, 1863. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., and duty there till June. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 16-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City July 12-22. Capture of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson, La., July 24, thence to Carrollton August 16. Expedition to the Rio Grande, Texas, October 24-December 2. Capture of Mustang Island November 17. Fort Esperanza November 27-30. Reconnoissance on Mattagorda Island January 21, 1864. Duty at Mattagorda Island till June, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, La., and duty there till December. Duty in District of Southern Alabama till March, 1865. Campaign against Mobile and its defences 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 at Mobile and in District of Alabama till August. Mustered out August 11, 1865.

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BATTERY "G," 1st REGTMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY ("HESCOCK'S").

Attached to Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri, to March, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, Army Mississippi, to June, 1862. Artillery, 5th Division, Army Mississippi, to September, 1862. Artillery, 11th Division, Army Ohio, September, 1862. Artillery, 11th Division, 3rd Corps, Army Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army Cumberland, to October, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Cumberland, to April, 1864. Artillery Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Separate Division, District of the Etowah, Dept. Cumberland, to July, 1865.

Service:
Fremont's Campaign in Missouri October-November, 1861. Ordered to Commerce, Mo., February, 1862 Operations against New Madrid, Mo., and Island No. 10, Mississippi River, February 28-April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 18-22. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Actions at Farmington, Miss., May 3 and 9. Occupation of Corinth and pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, August 26-September 4, thence to Louisville, Ky., September 12-19. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty there till 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 till June. Expedition toward Columbia March 4-14. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25. Post and garrison duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., till July, 1865. Mustered out July 28, 1865.

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