Battle Unit Details

UNION REGULAR ARMY

3rd Regiment, US Artillery (Regular Army)

Overview:
BATTERY "A" 3rd ARTILLERY.
In California at outbreak of the Rebellion. Carlton's Expedition from Southern California through Arizona to New Mexico April 13-September 20, 1862. Duty at various posts in New Mexico till 1865, then ordered to Boston, Mass.

BATTERY "B" 3rd ARTILLERY.
Stationed at San Francisco, Cal., during the entire war.

BATTERY "C" 3rd ARTILLERY.
At San Francisco, Cal., till October, 1861. Ordered to New York October 14, 1861; thence moved to Washington, D.C. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. (Attached to Battery "G" May to October, 1862.) 1st Brigade, Horse Artillery, Artillery Reserve, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. Artillery, Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1862. (Battery "G" broken up October, 1862.) Bayard's Cavalry Brigade, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1863. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 2nd Regular Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1864. (Consolidated with Batteries "F" and "K" from March, 1864.) Horse Artillery, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to December, 1864. Horse Artillery, Reserve, Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. Horse Artillery Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1865.

Service:
-Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Operations about White House June 26-July 2. Rejoined army via Gloucester Point. Malvern Hill August 5. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Middletown, Md., September 13. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19. Aldie October 31. Mountsville October 31. New Baltimore, Salem and Thoroughfare Gap November 4. Rappahannock Station November 7-9. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Aldie June 17. Middleburg June 19. Upperville June 22. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Smithburg, Md., July 5. Jones' Cross Roads, near Williamsport, July 10-13. Robertson's Ford September 23. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Bridge November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Kilpatrick's Raid on Richmond February 28-March 4, 1864. Fortifications of Richmond March 1. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania Court House May 8-21. Salem Church May 27. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to August 5. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Sheridan's Shenandoah Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Winchester August 11. Near Kearneysville August 25. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley till April, 1865. In Defences of Washington till August, 1865.

BATTERY "D" 3rd ARTILLERY.
Stationed at San Francisco, Cal., during entire war.

BATTERY "E" 3rd ARTILLERY.
At Washington, D.C., May, 1861. Attached to Sherman's Brigade, Tyler's Division, McDowell's Army, Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Sherman's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1861. W. T. Sherman's South Carolina Expeditionary Corps to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the South, to July, 1862. District of Hilton Head, S.C., Dept. of the South, to September, 1862. United States Forces, Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to June, 1863. United States Forces, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to July, 1863. United States Forces, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to January, 1864. Artillery, Folly Island, S.C., Northern District, 10th Army Corps, to February, 1864. Artillery, Ames' Division, District of Florida, Dept. of the South, to April, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, to August, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 10th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 25th Army Corps, to January, 1865. Artillery, 3rd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to March, 1865. Artillery, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina.

Service:
-Occupation of Arlington Heights, Va., May 24, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Blackburn's Ford July 18. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Expedition to Port Royal, S. C., October 21-November 7. Bombardment and capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor, November 7. Duty at Hilton Head, S.C., till February, 1862. Expedition to Florida February 25-March 5. At Hilton Head, S, C., till May. Operations on James Island, S.C., June 1-28. Action on James Island June 10. Battle of Secessionville June 16. At Hilton Head, S.C., till October. Expedition to Pocotaligo, S. C., October 21-23. Action at Pocotaligo October 22. At Hilton Head, S.C., till June, 1863. Moved to Folly Island, S.C. Attack on Morris Island, S.C., July 10. Operations on Morris Island against Forts Wagner and Gregg and against Fort Sumter and Charleston July 10-September 7. Assault on Fort Wagner July 18. Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg September 7. Operations on Morris and Folly Islands against Charleston till January, 1864. Expedition to Florida February 5-7. Expedition from Jacksonville to Lake City, Fla., February 8-22. Battle of Olustee February 20. Duty at Jacksonville till April. Moved to Gloucester Point, Va. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 5-28. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16 to December 7. Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Darbytown Road October 7. Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., December 7-27. Second Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 3-15, 1865. Assault and capture of Fort Fisher January 15. Near Sugar Loaf Battery February 11. Occupation of Wilmington February 22. Northeast Ferry February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Goldsboro March 6-21. Advance on Raleigh April 10-13. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty in Dept. of North Carolina till -----

BATTERY "F" 3rd ARTILLERY.
Attached to Battery "K," Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, October, 1861, to May, 1862. 5th Brigade, Artillery Reserve, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 1st Regular Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. (Consolidated with Battery "C" February, 1864.) Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1864. Horse Artillery, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to December, 1864. Reserve Horse Artillery, Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. Horse Artillery Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1865.

Service:
-Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till March, 1862. Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing till August 16. Moved to Alexandria August 16-23. Duty in the Defences of Washington till November. Movement to Falmouth, Va. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Falmouth till April, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12, 1864. Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-21. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to August 5. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Winchester August 11. Near Kearneysville August 25. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley till April, 1865, and in the Defences of Washington till August, 1865.

BATTERY "G" 3rd ARTILLERY.
At San Francisco, Cal., till October, 1861. Ordered to New York October 14, thence moved to Washington, D.C. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac (attached to Battery "C"), March to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, Horse Artillery, Artillery Reserve, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862. Ordered to Virginia Peninsula March, 1862. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Near Williamsburg May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. At White House rejoin army via Gloucester Point. Malvern Hill August 5. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Middletown, Md., September 13. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19. Broken up October, 1862.
Reorganized April, 1864. Attached to Artillery Reserve, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to December, 1864. Fort Foote, Defences of Washington north of the Potomac, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Corps, to August, 1865.

Service:
-Rapidan Campaign May 4-14, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania Court House May 8-14. Ordered to Washington May 14, and duty in the Defences of that city north of the Potomac till August, 1865.

BATTERY "H" 3rd ARTILLERY.
Battery on duty at San Francisco, Cal., during entire war.

BATTERY "I" 3rd ARTILLERY.
Battery on duty at San Francisco, Cal., till July, 1864, and in the Dept. of the East till

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