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Battery H of the 1st New York Artillery lost 7 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 10 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1861
October 10 Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in under Captain C. E. Mink
October 31 Left State for Washington, D.C.
November Duty at Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, D.C.
December Assigned to Casey’s Division, Army of the Potomac
1862
March Attached to Casey’s 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
March 10-15 Advance on Manassas
March 28 Moved to Newport News, Va.
April 5-May 4 Siege of Yorktown
May 5 Battle of Williamsburg
May 24-27 Reconnaissance to Seven Pines
May 24 Chickahominy and Seven Pines
May 31-June 1 Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks
June 25-July 1 Seven days before Richmond. Attached to Reserve Artillery, 4th Army Corps, Yorktown, Va.
Juno 28-29 Long Bridge
June 30 Malvern Cliff
July 1 Malvern Hill
July – August At Harrison’s Landing
August Moved to Yorktown and garrison duty there
December 11-15 Expedition to Gloucester, King and Queen and Middlesex Counties
1863
May 19 Expedition to Matthews County
June 24 to July 7 Dix’s Peninsula Campaign
July 2 Action at Baltimore or Crump’s Cross Roads
July 8 Moved to Washington, D. C, for duty in the Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps
September Joined Army of the Potomac in the field.
October Attached to Artillery Brigade, 1st Army Corps, 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
1864
February 6-7 Demonstration on the Rapidan
March Attached to Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps
May 3-June 15 Campaign from the Rapidan to the James
May 5-7 Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-12 Spottsylvania
May 8 Laurel Hill
May 12-21 Spottsylvania Court House
May 12 “Bloody Angle,” Assault on the Salient
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 23 Jericho Ford
May 26-28 On 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; Siege of Petersburg begins
August 18-21 Six-Mile House, Weldon Railroad
September 29-
October 1
Poplar Grove Church
October 27-28 Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run
December 7-12. Warren’s Raid on Weldon Railroad. “Hicksford Raid”
1865
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
March 29-31 White Oak Road
April 1 Battle of Five Forks
April 2 Fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

May Moved to Washington, D.C.
May 23 Grand Review
June 19 Mustered out