United States Regiments & Batteries > Massachusetts

The 11th Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery lost 3 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 12 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

August 25, 1862 Organized at Boston and mustered in at Readville for nine months’ service
November 3 Left State for Washington, D.C.; attached to Casey’s Provisional Division, Military District of Washington and duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C.
November 19 At Hall’s Hill, Va.
November 27-28 Moved to Fairfax Station, Va., then to Union Mill, and duty along Potomac from Wolf Run Shoals to Centreville
February Assigned to Casey’s Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington and duty in forts on Centreville Heights until April.
April Attached to Abercrombie’s Division, 22nd Corps
April 18 Ordered to Upton’s Hill and duty at Forts Ramsey and Buffalo
May 25-28 Moved to Boston
May 29 Mustered out
January 2 Reorganized at Readville and mustered in for three years
February 5 Left State for Washington; Attached to Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, D.C. and duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C.
April Assigned to Artillery, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
May-June Rapidan Campaign; Temporarily attached to Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps
May 5-7
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

Assigned to the Artillery Brigade, 9th Army Corps

May 12 Assault on the Salient, Spotsylvania C. H.
May 21 Stannard’s Mills
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 Line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
June 1-12
Cold Harbor
June 1-3 Bethesda Church
June 16-18 First Assault on Petersburg
June 16 Siege of Petersburg begins
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg
August 18-21 Weldon Railroad. Temporarily attached to Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps
September 29-
October 2
Poplar Springs Church, Peeble’s Farm
February 5-7 Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run
March 25 Fort Stedman
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2 Assault on and fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee to Appomattox C. H.
April 20-27 Moved to Washington, D.C.
May 23 Grand Review
June 16 Mustered out