United States Regiments & Batteries > Maine


The 3rd Maine Battery lost 3 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 14 to disease during the Civil War.

1861
Organized at Augusta
December 11 Mustered in
December Duty at Augusta
1862
March 19 At Portland, Me.
April 1-8 Moved to Washington, D.C.
April 8 Camp at Capital Hill
April 14 Assigned to duty as Pontooneers, McDowell’s Dept. of the Rappahannock. Duty with Pontoon Train at Falmouth, Va., Washington. D.C., and at Alexandria, Va.
June Assigned as Pontooneers, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia
August 16-September 2 Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia
August 30 Battle of Bull Run
September At Fort Lincoln, attached to 1st Brigade, Haskins’ Division, Defences of Washington
1863
February Battery assigned to 1st Maine Heavy Artillery as Company M
March 28 In the Defences with 1st Maine Heavy Artillery attached to Haskins’ Division, 22nd Army Corps
1864
January-February On Veteran furlough
February 23 Detached from 1st Maine Heavy Artillery and reorganized as 3rd Battery
March 25 Moved to Camp Barry, Defences of Washington, 22nd Corps
July 5-9 Moved to City Point, then to Petersburg front
July 9 Siege of Petersburg. Attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac
August Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac
October 25 Moved to City Point, Va.
1865
May 3 Moved to Washington, D.C.
May 17 At Fairfax Seminary
June 2 Ordered to Augusta, Me.
June 17 Mustered out