The Civil War in the East

1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiment, Battery A

 

Batteries B, C and D served outside the Eastern Threater. The regiment (including Batteries B-D) lost 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 77 enlisted men by disease.

 

1861

August

Organized as Company K, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry. Detached from Regiment , and assigned to duty as Heavy Artillery at Forts Corcoran, Marcy and Ethan Allen, Defenses of Washington, D.C.

October 10

Rejoined Regiment

December 9

Permanently detached as Battery A, 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery. Attached to Military District of Washington

1862

May

Attached to Whipple's Command, Military District of Washington

1863

February

Attached to Defenses of Alexandria, 22nd Army Corps

April

Attached to 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps

May

Attached to 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps

December

Attached to 4th Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps

1864

March

Attached to 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps

May

Attached to 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps. Assigned to duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., at Forts Cass, Buffalo, Ellsworth, Worth, Rodgers and Willard

July 11-12

Defense of Washington against Early's attack

1865

August 18

Mustered out




 
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