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The 4th New York Heavy Artillery lost 8 officers and 108 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 officers and 334 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1861
November – February Organized at New York
1862
February 10 Left State for Washington, D.C.
February Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C. attached to Military District of Washington
May Attached to Whipple’s Command, Military District of Washington
July 6 Action at Lewinsville, Va. (Detachment)
October Attached to Abercrombie’s Division, Defenses of Washington
October 1 Action at Lewinsville, Va. (Detachment)
1863
February Attached to Abercrombie’s Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington
April Attached to 1st Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
May Attached to 4th Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
July 25 Four companies of the 11th New York Heavy Artillery assigned as Companies I, K, L & M.
December Attached to 3rd Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
1864
March Assigned to Army of the Potomac:
1st Battalion, Companies C, D, L and M to Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps,
2nd Battalion, Companies E, F, H and K to Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps
3rd Battalion, Companies A, B, G and I to Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps
May-June Rapidan Campaign
May 31 1st Battalion assigned to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps
2nd Battalion assigned to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps
3rd Battalion assigned to Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps
May 5-7
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Spotsylvania Court House
May 8 Piney Branch Church (2nd Battalion)
May 10 Laurel Hill (3rd Battalion)
May 18 Landron’s Farm (1st Battalion)
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 28-31 On line of the Totopotomy
June 1-12
Cold Harbor
June 16-18 First Assault on Petersburg
June 16 – April 2
Siege of Petersburg
June 22-23 Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad
July 13 Regiment attached to Artillery Reserve. Companies I and L attached to Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps
July 27-28 Deep Bottom
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Reserve)
August Attached to 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps
August 14-18 Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom
August 25
Ream’s Station
September Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps
September 29-October 2 Poplar Springs Church, Peeble’s Farm
October Company C attached to Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps
October 27-28 Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run
December 9-10 Reconnaissance to Hateher’s Run
1865
February 5-7 Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run
March Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps
March 25 Watkin’s House
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
March 31
White Oak Road
April 2
Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 5 Amelia Springs
April 6 Sailor’s Creek
April 7 Farmville
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

May 2-12 March to Washington, D.C.
May 23 Grand Review
June Duty in the Defenses of Washington attached to 3rd Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
August Attached to 2nd Brigade, Dept. of Washington
September 26 Mustered out and honorably discharged from service.