Battle Unit Details

UNION PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

1st Regiment, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (14th Reserves)

Overview:
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. Defences 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., till October, 1861, and at Camp Pierpont near Langley, Va., till 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 till 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 till August 15. Movement to join Pope August 15-26. Battles of Gainesville August 23. 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., till 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 till April, 1865. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Engaged in demolishing defences and removing Ordnance till 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)

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., till August 14, 1861, and at Tennallytown, Md., till September. At Great Falls, Md. September to December, temporarily transferred to Banks' Division, December 25. Duty at Seneca Falls and Edward's Ferry till January 9, 1862, when rejoined McCall's Division, and at Camp Plerpont near Langley till March, 1862. Advance on Manassas March 10-15. McDowell's advance on Falmouth April 9-19. Duty at Falmouth and Fredericksburg till 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 till 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 till 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 till 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 till 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 till 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 88.

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, Defences 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 Defences of Washington till 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 till 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 till 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 till July. Moved to Maryland Heights July 9. Duty at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., till 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 till 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, Defences 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 Defences of Washington, D. C., till 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 till 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 till October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth till 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 till August. Ordered to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., and duty there till 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 till 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 Defences of Washington, D. C., till 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. Defence of Bottom's Bridge June 25-29. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing till August 16. Retreat from the Peninsula August 16-24. Garrison duty at Yorktown and Gloucester till 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 Defences of Yorktown till 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 till April, 1865. Duty dismantling forts and removing Ordnance till 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 Defences of Washington till October, 1861, and on the Upper Potomac, between Edward's Ferry and Hancock, Md., till February, 1862. Advance on Winchester March 1-12. Reconnoissance 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., till 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 till 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., till 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., Defences of Washington, D. C., till October, 1861, and at Camp Pierpont, near Langley, Va., till 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 till 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 till August 16. Movement to join Pope August 16-26. Duty at Washington, D. C., till 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 till 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 till April. At Camp Berry, Defences of Washington, D. C., April. At Arlington Heights, Va., as garrison of Forts Bennett, Cochran and Haggerty till July. Ordered to Frederick, Md., July 3. Infantry duty at Point of Rocks, Md., July 6 to December 12. At Maryland Heights till April 16, 1865. At Fort Lincoln, near Washington, D. C., till April 27, and at Fort Foote till 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 Defences 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 Defences of Washington, D. C., till 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 31-June 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 till August 16. Moved to Yorktown, Va., and duty there till 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 till May, 1864. Garrison duty at Fort Whipple till December, and at Fort Marcy till February, 1865. Outpost duty at Edward's Ferry, Md., till 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 Defences of Washington, D. C. Attached to DeRussy's Division, Defences south of the Potomac, till July. Mustered out July 1, 1865.

Lost 2 by disease.

Predecessor units:

PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

44th REGIMENT VOLUNTEERS.-lst RESERVES LIGHT ARTILLERY.

(See 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery.)

PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

15th REGIMENT RESERVES.-(44th VOLUNTEERS.)

(See 1st Light Artillery.)

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