Battle Unit Details


Independent Battery C, Pennsylvania Light Artillery

Organized at Pittsburg November 6, 1861. Moved to Washington, D. C., November, 1861. Attached to Military District of Washington till May, 1862. Ord's Division, Dept. of tbe Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. Camp Barry, Defences of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till May, 1862. Duty at Front Royal, Catlett's Station, Warrenton and Waterloo, till August. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 10-September 2. Crooked Run August 12. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Thoroughfare Gap August 28. Bull Run August 29-30. 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 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. Advance to line of the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. 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. Ordered to Defences of Washington and duty at Camp Barry and in Defences south of the Potomac till June, 1865. Mustered out June 30, 1865.

Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 2 Enlisted men killed and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 24.
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