“Anthony Wayne Guard”

The 6th New York Heavy Artillery lost 5 officers and 130 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 6 officers and 275 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Yonkers, N.Y., as the 135th New York Infantry Regiment
September 2 Mustered in
September 5 Left State for Baltimore, Md. Attached to Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department for duty at Fort McHenry
October 3 Designation changed to 6th Heavy Artillery
January Companies B, E, F, I, L and M assigned to Defenses, Upper Potomac.

Companies A, C, D, G, H and K at Harper’s Ferry, W. Va.,

March Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps
June Attached to 3rd Provisional Brigade, French’s Division, 8th Army Corps
July Pursuit of Lee, attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps
July 23 Wapping Heights, Va.
August Attached to Artillery Reserve and Headquarters and ammunition train guard, Army of the Potomac
October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign
November 7-8 Advance to line of the Rappahannock
November 26-December 2 Mine Run Campaign
April Attached to 1st Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac
May-June Rapidan Campaign
May 5-7 Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-12 Spottsylvania
May 12-21 Spottsylvania Court House
May 13 Attached to Kitching’s Heavy Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
May 19 Harris Farm (or Fredericksburg Road)
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomy
May 30 Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps
June 1-12 Cold Harbor
June 2 Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps
June 3 Bethesda Church
June 16-18 Before Petersburg
June 16-July 9 Siege of Petersburg
August Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty in the Defenses of that city. Attached to 1st Brigade, Hardin’s Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington
September to December Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign
September 27 Attached to 1st Brigade, Kitching’s Provisional Division, Middle Military Division
October 19 Battle of Cedar Creek
October Duty in the Shenandoah Valley
December 3 Moved to Bermuda Hundred, Va. and attached to 2nd Brigade, Provisional Division, Army of the James, and 2nd Brigade, Infantry Division, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Army of the James


January 24 Fort Brady
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign. Assigned to 2nd Brigade, Ferrero’s Division, Dept. of Virginia
April 2 Fall of Petersburg
April Duty in the Sub-District of Roanoke, District of the Nottaway, Dept. of Virginia
May Attached to Sub-District of Roanoke, District of the Nottaway, Dept. of Virginia
June At Petersburg, Va.
August 24 Mustered out near Washington, D.C.