“Dickinson Light Artillery”

The 16th Battery lost 44 enlisted men to disease in the Civil War.

1862
Organized at Binghampton, N.Y.
March 10 Left State for Washington, D.C.
March 27 Mustered in at Washington, to date from December 10, 1861.
Duty in Artillery Camp of Instruction and Defenses of Washington, D.C. Attached to Artillery Camp, Military District of Washington
1863
April Ordered to Suffolk. Va. and attached to 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and then Reserve Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps
April 19-May 4 Siege of Suffolk
May 1 South Quay Bridge
May 4 Siege of Suffolk raised
May Moved to Yorktown, Va., and duty there
June 24-July 7 Dix’s Peninsula Campaign. Attached to Wistar’s Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps
July Attached to U.S. Forces, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
October Duty at Newport News, Va. Attached to Newport News, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
1864
June 15-18 First Assault onĀ Petersburg, attached to Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James.
June 16 – December 7 Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond
August Attached to Artillery Brigade, 10th Army Corps
September Attached to Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps
September 28-30 Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights
October Duty before Richmond north of the James
December 6-27 Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C. Attached to Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps
1864
January 3-15 Second Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C.
January 15 Assault and capture of Fort Fisher
February 11-12 Cape Fear Entrenchment’s
February 18-20 Fort Anderson
February 22 Capture of Wilmington
March 1-April 26 Campaign of the Carolinas. Attached to 2nd Division, 24th Army Corps, and 2nd Division, Terry’s Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
March 6-21 Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro. Occupation of Goldsboro and Raleigh, N. C. Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, and 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
April 26 Bennett’s House. Surrender of Johnston and his army.
May-June Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina
July 6 Mustered out