Union Regimental Histories

 

Missouri

 

Backoff's Battalion Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., April 22 to May 18, 1861. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Lyon's Army of the West. Moved to Springfield, Mo., June 16-27. Engagement at Carthage July 5. Dug Springs August 2. Expedition toward Fayette, Ark., August 3-5. Battle of Wilson's Creek August 10. Retreat to Rolla, thence to St. Louis August 11-21. Mustered out September 4, 1861.

Battery lost during service 10 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Enlisted men by disease. Total 12.

Cavender's Battalion Light Artillery

(See Batteries "D," "H" and "K," 1st Missouri Light Artillery.)

1st Battery State Militia Light Artillery (Waschman's)

Organized at Independence, Mo., May 6, 1862. Attached to District of Central Missouri, Dept. of Missouri. Duty at Independence and Sedalia, Mo., until July, 1862. Campaign against Porter's and Poindexter's guerrillas July 20-September 10. Pursuit of Poindexter with skirmishes at Switzler's Mills, Little Compton or Compton's Ferry on Grand River and on Yellow Creek on the Mussel Fork of Chariton River August 8-15. Expedition to Eureka, Boone County, September 23-24. At Independence and Sedalia until January, 1864. Operations against Marmaduke April 17-May 2, 1863. Merrill's Crossing and Dug Fork near Jonesboro September 12. Marshall, Arrow Rock, Blackwater, October 13. Operations against Shelby September 27-October 26. Disbanded January 17, 1864.

Battery lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 6 Enlisted men by disease. Total 11.

1st Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., from 1st Missouri Infantry, September 1, 1861.

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 Command, 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. Defenses 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 until March, 1862. Ordered to Pilot Knob, thence march to Reeve's Station March 23-27. Moved to Pocahontas, 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 until 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 Thompson's Hill, Port Gibson, Miss., May 1. Fourteen Mile Creek May 12. Battle of 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. 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 until October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Bayou Cortableaux October 21. Carrion Crow Bayou November 3. At New Iberia until 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 Defenses of New Orleans until April, 1865. Ordered from Greenville, La., to Mobile, Ala., April 19. Duty there and in Dept. of Alabama until August. Mustered out August 23, 1865.

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. Defenses of New Orleans, La., to August, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty in Southeast Missouri until 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 until September 5. Expedition to Morganza September 5-October 11. Atchafalaya River September 7. Sterling's Plantation September 29. At Morganza until 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 until July, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, La., July 24-August 7. Reserve Artillery at New Orleans until September, 1864. Consolidated with Batteries "A," "F" and "G," 1st Missouri Light Artillery, September 13, 1864.

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., until September 6, 1862. March to Bolivar, Tenn., September 6-14, and duty there until October 4. Expedition from Bolivar to Grand Junction and LaGrange, and skirmishes, September 20-22. Battle of Metamora, Hatchie 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 until 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 until 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 until October. Operations against Hood until November. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there until July, 1865. Mustered out July 11, 1865.

 

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 until 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 until October. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Hatchie River October 5-12. Duty at Corinth until 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 until 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 until October, 1864. Decatur, Ala., October 27-29. Garrison duty at Huntsville, Ala., until April, 1865. Consolidated with Battery "C" April 11, 1865.

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 until 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 until 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 until June, 1864. Mustered out June, 1864.

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., until January, 1865. Mustered out January 1, 1865.

Battery "F", 1st Regiment Light Artillery (Murphey's)

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. Defenses New Orleans, La., to August, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Dept. Gulf, to December, 1864. District 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., until March, 1862, and in Central District of Missouri until 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 until April, 1863. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., and duty there until 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. Reconnaissance on Mattagorda Island January 21, 1864. Duty at Mattagorda Island until June, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, La., and duty there until December. Duty in District of Southern Alabama until March, 1865. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses 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 until August. Mustered out August 11, 1865.

Battery "G", 1st Regiment 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 until 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 until June. Expedition toward Columbia March 4-14. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until 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., until July, 1865. Mustered out July 28, 1865.

Battery "H", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Attached to Dept, Missouri, to February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dist. Cairo, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of West Tennessee, and 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, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, Distict of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 15th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in Dept. of Missouri until February, 1862. Reconnaissance toward Fort Henry, Tenn., January 31-February 2. Capture of Fort Henry February 6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Expedition to Clarksville and Nashville, Tenn., February 22-March 6. Move to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Occupation of Corinth May 30, and pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. Duty at Corinth until October. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Hatchie River October 5-12. Duty at Corinth until 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. Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., May 2-8. King's Creek, near Tupelo, May 5. At Corinth, Moscow and Lagrange until October. March to Pulaski, Tenn., October 30-November 11, and duty there until March, 1864. At Prospect, Tenn., until April. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May l-September 8. Sugar Valley May 9. Battle of Resaca May 13-14. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River May 15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. Battles about Dallas May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Mill July 3-4. Chattahoochie River July 5-7. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. Reconnaissance on Cave Springs Road near Rome October 12-13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Ogeechee Canal December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 2-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 15-17. Little Cohora Creek, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Mill Creek March 22. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., Mustered out June 16, 1865.

Battery "I", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Original Battery disbanded January, 1862, having served at St. Louis, Mo. Battery reorganized August, 1862, from Buell's Independent Battery Light Artillery. Attached to Artillery, District of Corinth, Miss., Dept. Tennessee, to November, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, Miss., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1864. District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Corinth. Miss., until October, 1862. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Duty at Corinth until April, 1863. Bear Creek December 9, 1862. Raid from Corinth to Tupelo December 13-19. Tallahatchie River January 17, 1863. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Dickson's Station, Lundy's Lane and Great Bear Creek April 17. Rock Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. Expedition from Pocahontas to New Albany and Ripley, Miss., June 12-14. Operations in Northeast Mississippi June 12-22 (Section). Operations in North Mississippi and West Tennessee against Chalmers October 4-17. Salem October 8. Ingraham's Mills near Byhalia October 12. Wyatt's, Tallahatchie River, October 13. Moved to Pulaski, Tenn., October 30-November 12, and duty along Nashville & Decatur Railroad, and at Decatur until April,1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-22. Demonstrations on Resaca May 5-13. Sugar Valley May 9, Battle of Resaca May 13-14. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River, May 14-15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. Relieved May 22, and ordered to Nashville, Tenn. Garrison duty there until June, 1865. Battle of Nashville December 15-16, 1864 (Reserve). Mustered out June 30, 1865.

Battery "K", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Attached to Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Cairo, Ill., 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, District of Corinth, Miss., to November, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, 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 Jackson, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Artillery, 13th Division, 16th Army Corps, District of Eastern Arkansas, to August, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to May, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. Artillery, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Dept. of Missouri until February, 1862. Reconnaissance toward Fort Henry, Tenn., January 31-February 2. Capture of Fort Henry February 6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Expedition to Clarksville and Nashville, Tenn., February 22-March 6. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Occupation of Corinth May 30 and pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 6. Duty at Corinth until October. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Duty at Corinth until January, 1863, and in the District of Jackson, Tenn., until June, 1863. Ordered to Helena, Ark. Repulse of Holmes' attack on Helena July 4. Steele's Expedition against Little Rock, Ark., August 1-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Garrison duty at Little Rock until August, 1865. Operations against Shelby north of the Arkansas River May 13-31, 1864. Mustered out August 4, 1865.

 

Battery "L", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Original Battery on duty at St. Louis, Mo., until January, 1862, when disbanded. Battery reorganized October, 1862, by assignment of Battery "A," Schofield's Light Artillery. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, June, 1863. District of Rolla, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1863. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to January, 1864. District of Central Missouri, Dept, Missouri, to April, 1865. District North Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Ordered to Join Gen. Herron October 11, 1862. March to Cassville October 11-14. Expedition to Cross Hollows, Ark., over Boston Mountains October 17-24. March to Wilson's Creek November 4-22. Forced march to relief of Gen. Blount December 3-6. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-29. At various points in Missouri until March, 1863. At Lake Springs and Rolla, Mo., until July. Moved to Houston July 14. Scout from Houston to Spring River Mills and skirmish August 6-11. Duty in District of Rolla until December, 1863, and at Springfield, Mo., District of Southwest Missouri, until January, 1864. Operations in Northwest Arkansas January 16-February 15. Duty at Springfield, Mo., until June, and at Warrensburg, Mo., until August. At Springfield until June, 1865. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., and mustered out July 20, 1865.

Battery "M", 1st Regiment Light Artillery

Attached to Dept. Missouri to March, 1862. Artillery, 5th Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. Artillery Division, Army Mississippi, to June, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, Army Mississippi, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Army Mississippi, to November, 1862, Artillery, 7th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to March, 1864. Artillery, Provisional Division, 17th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to June, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to September, 1864. Artillery Reserve, District of West Tennessee, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Fremont's Campaign against Springfield, Mo., September 27-November 2, 1861. Duty at Tipton until December and at Otterville until February 7, 1862. Moved to Jefferson City February 7-10, thence to Commerce, Mo. Operations against New Madrid, Mo., February 28-March 15. Point Pleasant March 7. Operations against Island No. 10, Mississippi River, March 15-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. Reconnaissance before Farmington May 13. Tuscumbia Creek May 31-June 1. Osborn's Creek June 4. Expedition to Rienzi June 30-July 1. At Camp Clear Creek until August. March to Tuscumbia, Ala., August 18-22. March to Iuka, Miss., September 8-12. Action near Iuka September 13-14. Battle of Iuka September 19. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Tuscumbia River October 5. Chewalla and Big Hill near Ruckersville and Ripley October 7. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 2, 1862-January 10, 1863. Duty at Memphis until March, 1863. Moved to Helena, Ark., March 1-3. Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Lake Providence, La., April 17-20. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Miss., May 1 (Reserve). Big Black River May 3. Raymond May 12. Jackson May 14. Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River Crossing May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Duty at Vicksburg until February, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Baker's Creek February 5. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort De Russy March 14. Pleasant Hill Landing April 2. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. Pleasant Hill Landing April 13. About Cloutiersville April 22-23. Alexandria May 2-9. Well's and Boyce's Plantations May 6. Bayou Boeuf May 7. Yellow Bayou May 10. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Bayou de Glaze May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 20-June 10. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Tupelo July 14-15. Old Town Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Duty at Memphis and in District of West Tennessee until July, 1865. Mustered out July 25, 1865.

2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., as 1st Regiment, Missouri Artillery, U.S. Reserve Corps, September 16 to November 6, 1861. Designation changed to 2nd Missouri Artillery November 20, 1861, and assigned to duty in forts about St. Louis until September, 1863. Consolidated to a Battalion of 5 Companies September 29, 1863. Landgraeber's Battery, Horse Artillery, assigned as Company "F," September 30, 1863. Companies "C" and "D" form new Company "A." Company "B" retained its organization. Companies "I" and "H" form new Company "C." Companies "A," "F," "G" and "K" form new Company "D." Companies "E," "L" and "M" form new Company "E." Six new Batteries organized as follows: "G" at St. Louis November 15, 1863. "H" at Springfield, Mo., December 4, 1863. "I" at Springfield, Mo., December 29, 1863. "K" at Springfield, Mo., January 14, 1864. "L" at Sedalia, Mo., January 20,1864 (formerly 1st Battery, Missouri State Militia). "M" at St. Louis February 15, 1864. (See the several Batteries for history.)

Battery "A", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Dept. Missouri, to November, 1862. District of Rolla, Dept. Missouri, to February, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to September, 1863. Battery reorganized from Batteries "C" and "D" September 29, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to December, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, Detachment, Army Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Sub-District, Middle Tennessee, Dept. Cumberland, to June, 1865. District of St. Louis to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at Cape Girardeau, Mo., until June 11, 1864. Ordered to St. Louis, and duty there until September. Moved to Franklin, Mo., during Price's Raid. Moved to St. Louis, October 12, thence to Paducah, Ky., November 6, and to Nashville, Tenn. Garrison duty at Johnsonville, Tenn., January to June, 1865. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., and duty there until August. Mustered out August 24, 1865.

Battery "B", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri to June, 1864. District of Rolla, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to October, 1864. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to July, 1865. District of the Plains, Dept. Missouri, to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in Forts about St. Louis, Mo., until February, 1863. Garrison duty at New Madrid, Mo., until April 24, 1864. At Cape Girardeau until May. Moved to Springfield, Mo., via St. Louis and Sedalia, thence to Rolla, Mo., June 20, and duty there until October. March from Rolla to Jefferson City October 4-6 (Detachment). Moreau Creek October 7. Jefferson City October 7-8. Expedition to Rocheport October 11-29. At Rocheport until November 13, then rejoined Battery at Rolla. Moved to Franklin November 19-21, and duty there until June 1, 1865. Ordered to St. Louis June 1 and equipped as Cavalry. Moved to Omaha, Neb., June 11-20. Powder River Exposition. March to Powder River and Fort Connor July 11-September 20. Actions on Powder River September 2-8. Mustered out December 20, 1865.

Battery "C", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to September, 1862. District Rolla, Dept. Missouri, to February, 1863. District St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to September, 1863. Reorganized from Batteries "H" and "I" September 29, 1863. District St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to August, 1864. District North Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to June, 1865. District Plains, Dept. Missouri, to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Hartsville, Cape Girardeau and in District of St. Louis, until May 8, 1864. Ordered to St. Louis May 8. One section returned to Cape Girardeau May 23, 1864. One section at St. Joseph, Mo., and one section at Warrensburg, Mo., until October, 1864. Ordered to Jefferson City, Mo., October. Defense of Jefferson City against Price's attack October 7-8. Moved to Booneville, thence to Glasgow and to Macon City, arriving November 5 (1 Section). Duty at Macon City and Cape Girardeau until June, 1865. Ordered to St. Louis June 1. Equipped as Cavalry. Moved to Omaha, Neb., June 11-20. Powder River Expedition. March to Powder River and Fort Connor July 11-September 20. Actions on Powder River September 2-8. Mustered out December 20, 1865.

Battery "D", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to March, 1863. District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to August, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., to September, 1863. Battery reorganized from Batteries "A," "F," "G" and "K" September 29, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., to December, 1863. Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Army Arkansas, and 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to May, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. Mouth of White River, Ark., to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas, to November, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Cape Girardeau, Mo., until July, 1863. Operations against Marmaduke April 17-May 2. Cape Girardeau April 26. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., July, and duty there until September, 1863, At Bloomfield until December. Moved to Rolla via Pilot Knob December 1, 1863, thence march with 1st Nebraska Cavalry to Batesville, Ark. Duty at Batesville and Duvall's Bluff, Ark., until January, 1865. Near Batesville February 20, 1864. Pikeville May 25, 1864. Operations on White River June 20-29. Near Clarendon and St. Charles June 25-26, and pursuit to Bayou DeView June 26-28. Augusta September 2. Duty at Post of St. Charles January, 1865, to June, 1865, and at mouth of White River until August. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo. Duty in District of the Plains until November. Mustered out November 21, 1865.

Battery "E", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis to September, 1863. Reorganized September 29, 1863, from Batteries "E," "L," "M." District of St. Louis, Mo., to December, 1863. Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Army Arkansas, and 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to April, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, to May, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to June, 1865. District of the Plains, Dept. Missouri, to November, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in District of St. Louis, Mo., until December, 1863. Actions at Bloomfield, Mo., September 11 and October 22, 1862. Cape Girardeau April 26, 1863. Ordered to Little Rock, Ark. December, 1863, and duty there until March, 1864, Steele's Expedition to Camden April 23-May 3. Elkins' Ferry, Little Missouri River, April 3-4, 1864. Prairie D'Ann April 9-12. Camden April 15-18. Mark's Mills April 25. Duty at Little Rock until June, 1865. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., and equipped as Cavalry. Moved to Omaha, Neb. Powder River Expedition, march to Powder River and Fort Connor July 11-September 20. Actions on Powder River September 2-8. Mustered out November 22, 1865.

Battery "F", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., to September, 1862. District of Rolla, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to February, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to September, 1863. Transferred to new Battery "D" September 29, 1863. Reorganized September 30, 1863, by assignment of Landgraeber's Battery, Horse Artillery. Attached to 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to November, 1864. Artillery Reserve, Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Sub-District, District Middle Tennessee, Dept. Cumberland, to June, 1865. District St. Louis, Mo., to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--March to Chattanooga, Tenn., October-November, 1863. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Barton Station, Cane Creek and Dickson's Station, Ala., October 20. Cherokee Station October 21. Cane Creek October 26. Bear Creek, Tuscumbia, October 27. Cherokee Station October 29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Lookout Mountain November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Garrison duty in Alabama until April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstrations on Resaca May 5-13. Near Resaca May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Ezra Chapel, July 28. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31 September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. Ordered to Chattanooga, Tenn., October 29. Duty at Chattanooga and Nashville, Tenn., with Reserve Artillery, until June, 1865. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., and duty there until August. Mustered out August 25, 1865.

Battery "G", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to November, 1862. District of Rolla, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to February, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to September, 1863. Transferred to New Battery "D" September 29, 1863. Reorganized at St. Louis, Mo., November 15, 1863. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., District of West Tennessee, to December, 1864. Artillery Reserve, District of West Tennessee, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at St. Louis and Rolla, Mo., until February, 1864. Ordered to Pilot Knob February 20, 1864, and duty there until April. Ordered to Cape Girardeau April 12, and duty there until August 9. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., August 9-12. Repulse of Forest's attack on Memphis August 21. Expedition to Clifton, Tenn., and Eastport, Miss., in pursuit of Forest September 30. Near Eastport October 10. Duty at Memphis, Tenn., and in District of West Tennessee until August, 1865. Mustered out August 22, 1865.

Battery "H", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to September, 1863. Transferred to New Battery "C" September 29, 1863. Reorganized at Springfield, Mo., December 4, 1863. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to June, 1865. District of the Plains, Dept. Missouri, to November, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the District of St. Louis, Mo., until April, 1864. Expedition from New Madrid and skirmishes in swamps of Little River near Osceola and on Pemiscott Bayou April 5-9. Ordered to Cape Girardeau April 28. Actions at Ironton, Shutin Gap and Arcadia Valley September 26. Fort Davidson, Pilot Knob, September 26-27. Leesburg or Harrison September 28-29. March from Rolla to Jefferson City October 4-6. Defense of Jefferson City against Price's attack October 7-8. California, Booneville and Russellville October 9. Booneville October 9-12. Little Blue October 21. Big Blue, State Line, October 22. Westport October 23. Engagement at the Marmiton or Battle of Charlott October 25. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marias Des Cygnes, October 25. Newtonia October 28. At Franklin until June, 1865. Moved to Omaha, Neb., June 11-20. Powder River Expedition. March to Powder River and Fort Connor July 11-September 20. Actions on Powder River September 2-3. Mustered out November 20, 1865.

Battery "I", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to September, 1863. Transferred to New Battery "C" September 29, 1863. Reorganized at Springfield, Mo., December 28, 1863. Attached to District Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division (Detachment), Army Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Sub-District, District Middle Tennessee, Dept. Cumberland, to June, 1865. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept, Missouri, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the District of St. Louis until April, 1864. Expedition from New Madrid, Mo., and skirmishes in swamps of Little River near Osceola and on Pemiscott Bayou April 5-9, 1864. Duty in Southwest Missouri until October. Ordered to Paducah, Ky., November 10, thence to Nashville, Tenn. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Duty in District of Nashville until March, 1865, and in District of Middle Tennessee until June. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., and duty there until August. Mustered out August 23, 1865.

 

Battery "K", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1863. Reserve Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to August, 1863. Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Arkansas Expedition, to September, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in District of St. Louis until July, 1863. Operations against Marmaduke April 16-May 2, 1863. Castor River, near Bloomfield, April 29. Bloomfield April 30. Join Davidson's Cavalry Division at Pilot Knob June, 1863. Davidson's march to join Steele and Steele's Expedition to Little Rock, Ark., July 1-September 10. Bayou Metoe or Reed's Bridge August 27. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Pursuit of Price September 11-13. Near Little Rock September 11. Transferred to New Battery "D" September 29, 1863. Reorganized at Springfield, Mo., January 14, 1864. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1865. District of the Plains, Dept. of Missouri, to November, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the District of St. Louis, Mo., until June, 1865. Expedition from New Madrid, Mo., and skirmishes in swamps of Little River, near Oceola and on Pemiscott Bayou, April 5-9, 1864. Leesburg and Harrison September 28-29. Little Blue October 21. Big Blue and State Line October 22. At Franklin, Mo., until June, 1865. Moved to Omaha, Neb., June 11-20. Powder River Expedition. March to Powder River and Fort Connor July 11-September 20. Skirmishes on Powder River September 2-8. Mustered out November 25, 1865.

Battery "L", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to September, 1862. District of Rolla, Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to September, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in District of St. Louis until September, 1862. At Houston July, 1862. Action at Mountain Store, Big Piney, July 25, 1862. At Hartsville, District of Rolla, Mo., until July, 1863, and at St. Louis, Mo., until September, 1863. Scout in Wayne, Stoddard and Dunklin Counties August 20-27, 1862. Little River Bridge August 31, 1862 (Detachment). Hartsville, Wood's Fork, January 11, 1863. Transferred to new Battery "E" September 29, 1863. Reorganized at Sedalia, Mo., January 20, 1864. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., and Central District of Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to April, 1865. District of North Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1865. District of the Plains, Dept. of Missouri, to November, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at St. Louis and Warrenton, Mo., District of Central Missouri. Action at Moreau Bottom October 7. Defense of Jefferson City against Price's attack October 7-8. California October 9. Battle of Westport October 23. Engagement at the Marmiton or Battle of Chariot October 25. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marias Des Cygnes, October 25. Duty in District of Central Missouri until April, 1865, and in North Missouri until June. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo. Moved to Omaha, Neb., June 11-20. Powder River Expedition. March to Powder River and Fort Connor July 11-September 20. Actions on Powder River September 2-8. Mustered out November 25, 1865.

Battery "M", 2nd Regiment Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo,, January, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to November, 1862. 2nd Division, Army of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March, 1863. District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, District of Southeast Missouri, to July, 1863. Artillery Reserve, Cavalry Division, Army of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to August, 1863. Artillery 1st Cavalry Division, Arkansas Expedition, to September, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in District of St. Louis until November, 1862. Pitman's Ferry, Ark., October 27, 1862. At St. Louis until June, 1863. Joined Division at Pilot Knob, Mo., June, 1863. Davidson's march to join Steele and Steele's Expedition to Little Rock, Ark., July 1-September 10. March to Clarendon, on White River, July l-August 8. Shallow Ford Bayou, Metoe, August 30. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Pursuit of Price September 11-14. Near Little Rock September 11. Transferred to new Battery "E" September 29, 1863. Reorganized at St. Louis, Mo., February 15, 1864. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., to June, 1865. Duty at St. Louis until August, 1864. Ordered to Springfield, Mo., August 15, and duty there until November. Moved to Paducah, Ky., November 10, to Rolla November 26, thence to Franklin, Mo., and duty there until June, 1865. Moved to Omaha, Neb., June 11-20, Powder River Expedition. March to Powder River and Fort Connor July 11-September 20. Actions on Powder River September 2-8. Mustered out December 20, 1865.

Buell's Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., July 12, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, District of West Tennessee, to March, 1862. Artillery 3rd Division, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1862. Artillery 2nd Division, Army of the Tennessee, to June, 1862. Artillery 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Mississippi, to August, 1862.

SERVICE.--Dug Springs, Mo., August 2, 1861. At Sulphur Springs, Mo., August. Ordered to Cape Girardeau, Mo., August 25. Duty there and in Missouri to February, 1862. Ordered to Join Army of the Tennessee. Expedition to Purdy and operations about Crump's Landing, Tenn., March 14-17. Paris March 11. Battle of Shiloh April 6-7. Paris April 10. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Expedition to Ripley June 27-July 1. At Camp Clear Creek until August 15. Assigned to 1st Missouri Light Artillery as Battery "I," August, 1862. For further service see that Battery.

Graessele's Independent Battery Light Artillery

See Knispel's Battery.

Johnson's State Militia Battery Light Artillery

Attached to 1st Missouri State Militia Cavalry.

Joyce's Battery Light Artillery

Attached to 10th Missouri Cavalry.

Knispel's Battery Light Artillery

Attached to 4th Missouri Cavalry.

Kowald's Battery Light Artillery

Organized August, 1861, but failed to complete organization. Mustered out December 14, 1861. Battery lost 1 killed and 2 by disease. Total 3.

Landgraeber's Battery Horse Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., October 8, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to January, 1862. 5th Brigade, Army of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March, 1862. Artillery 2nd Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1862. District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 11th Division, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition to January, 1863. Artillery 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to September, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in Southwest Missouri until January, 1862. Curtis' advance on Springfield, Mo., January 23-February 12. Pursuit of Price to.Cassville, Ark., February 13-16. Sugar Creek February 17. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6-8. March to Batesville April 5-May 3, thence to Helena, Ark., May 25-July 14. Duty at Helena, Ark., until December. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 22, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28. Chickasaw Bluff December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 17-23, and duty there until April. Expedition to Greenville, Black Bayou and Deer Creek April 4-14. Demonstrations on Haines' and Snyder's Bluffs April 29-May 2. Moved to Join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., May 2-14. Jackson, Miss., May 14. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Bolton's Depot July 16. Briar Creek, near Canton, July 17. Canton July 18. At Big Black until September 22. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., September 22. Assigned to 2nd Missouri Light Artillery as Battery "F," September 30, 1863, and for further history see that Battery.

Lindsay's Battery Light Artillery

Attached to 68th Missouri Enrolled Militia Infantry.

Lovejoy's Battery Light Artillery

Attached to 2nd Missouri Cavalry.

McClanahan's Battery Light Artillery

Attached to 2nd Missouri State Militia Cavalry.

Mann's Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., November 4, 1861, to February 14, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of West Tennessee, to March, 1862. Artillery 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of Memphis, Tenn., Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1862.

SERVICE.--Ordered to Join Army of the Tennessee February, 1862. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Memphis, Tenn., via Grand Junction, June 1-July 21. and duty there until August. Assigned to 1st Missouri Light Artillery as Battery "C" August, 1862, and for further service see that Battery.

Pfenninghaussen's Battery Light Artillery

See Landgraeber's Battery Light Artillery.

Schofield's Battery "A" Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., July 25, 1862. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to October, 1862. At St. Louis, Mo., until August, 1862. Ordered to Jefferson City, Mo., August 17; thence moved to Rolla, Mo., and duty there until October. Assigned to 1st Missouri Light Artillery as Battery "L," October, 1862, and for further history see that Battery.

Schwartz's Battery Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., and mustered in August 20, 1861. Duty in North Missouri (1st Section) September 6 to December 29, 1861. Battery ordered to Cairo, Ill., September 14, 1861. Duty at Cairo, Fort Holt, Ky., and Jefferson, Ky., until February, 1862. Assigned to 2nd Illinois Light Artillery as Battery "E" February 1, 1862, and for further history see that Battery.

Walling's Battery, Mississippi Marine Brigade

Organized at Philadelphia, Pa., as Battery "C," Segebarth's Pennsylvania Artillery, September 22 to December 27, 1862. Duty on the Mississippi River and other Western waters and at Vicksburg, Miss., participating in the following Duck River Island April 26, 1863. Beaver Dam Lake, near Austin, May 24; and near Austin May 28. Expedition from Young's Point, La., to Richmond, La., June 14-16. Richmond June 15. Grand Lake June 16. Expedition from Snyder's Bluff to Greenville June 29-30. Goodrich Landing June 30. Bayou Tensas June 30. Expedition from Goodrich Landing to Griffin's Landing, Catfish Point, Miss., October 24-November 10. Fayette November 22. Operations about Natchez, Miss., December 1-10. Rodney December 24. Port Gibson December 26. Grand Gulf January 16, 17, 18, 1864. Lake Village, Ark., February 10. Expedition to Grand Gulf February 15-March 6. Lima Landing February 22. Rodney March 4. Coleman's March 5. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort DeRussy March 14. Ashton May 1. Endorah Church May 9. Greenville May 20 and 27. Leland's Point May 27. Columbia June 2. Worthington's and Sunnyside Landings, Fish Bayou, June 5. Old River Lake (or Lake Chicot) June 6. Sunnyside Landing June 7. Duty at Vicksburg until September. Transferred to 1st Missouri Light Artillery as Battery "E" September 14, 1864.

The Mississippi Marine Brigade lost during its service 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 161 Enlisted men by disease. Total 173.

Waschman's Battery Light Artillery

See 1st Missouri State Militia Battery.

Welfley's Independent Battery Light Artillery

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., September 25, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to January, 1862. Army of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March, 1862. Artillery 1st Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to May, 1862. Artillery 3rd Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to July, 1862. Artillery District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to December.

SERVICE.--Duty at St. Louis and Rolla, Mo., until January, 1862. Curtis' Campaign against Price in Missouri and Arkansas January to March, 1862. Advance on Springfield February 2-12. Pursuit of Price into Arkansas February 14-24. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6-8. March to Batesville April 5-May 3. Searcy Landing, Little Red River, May 19. March to Helena, Ark., May 25-July 14, and duty there until October. Expedition from Helena to mouth of White River August 5-8. Moved to Ironton and Pilot Knob, Mo., October 1, and duty in Southeastern Missouri until December. Assigned to 1st Missouri Light Artillery as Battery "B" December, 1862.

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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