Battle Unit Details

UNION NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLUNTEERS

1st Regiment, New Hampshire Heavy Artillery

Overview:
Company "A" organized as 1st Company New Hampshire Heavy Artillery and mustered in July 22, 1863. Stationed at Fort Constitution till May 6, 1864. Company "B" organized as 2nd Company New Hampshire Heavy Artillery and mustered in September 17, 1863. Stationed at Fort McClary, Kittery Point, till May 6, 1864. These 2 Companies ordered to Washington, D. C., May 6, 1864. Attached to Augur's Command, Defences of Washington, 22nd Corps, and assigned to duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C. Company "A" at Forts Slocum, Stevens, Totten, Sumner and Batteries Cameron, Parrott, Kendall and Vermont till November, 1864. Ordered to Portsmouth Harbor November 25, 1864. Company "B" at Forts Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Lincoln, Bayard, Gaines and Foote till February, 1865, when ordered to Portsmouth Harbor, N. H. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 11-12, 1864 (Cos. "A" and "B"). Companies "C," "D," "E," "F," "G," "H," "I," "K" and "L" organized from September 2 to October 17, 1864. Company "M" formed by assignment of 1st New Hampshire Battery, Volunteer Light Artillery, November 5, 1864, but remained detached as a Light Battery. Each Company ordered to Washington, D. C., as fast as organized, and duty in the Defences of that city till June, 1865. Regiment mustered out June 15, 1865. Recruits consolidated to 2 Companies and mustered out September 11, 1865.
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