Battery B lost 2 officers and 19 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 17 enlisted men to diseaseduring the Civil War. It is honored by two monuments at Gettysburg.

1861
August 5 Organized at Philadelphia under Captain Hezekiah Easton
August Ordered to Washington, D.C. and Camp at Tennallytown, Md. attached to McCall’s Pennsylvania Reserve Division, Army Potomac
October At Camp Pierpont near Langley, Va.
December 6 Expedition to Grinnell’s Farm
December 20 Action at Dranesville
1862
March 10-15 Advance on Manassas, Va. Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army Potomac
April 9-19 McDowell’s advance on Falmouth. Attached to Artillery, McCall’s Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock
April Duty at Falmouth and Fredericksburg
June Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula and attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac
June 25-July 1 Seven days before Richmond, Va.
June 26 Beaver Dam Creek or Mechanicsville
June 27
Gaines’ Mill

Captain Easton was killed. Lieutenant John G. Simpson took command of the battery.

June 30 Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale
July 1 Malvern Hill
July At Harrison’s Landing
August 15-26 Movement to join Pope. Attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia
August 28 Battle of Gainesville
August 29 Groveton
August 30 Bull Run
September Maryland Campaign. Attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army Potomac
September 14 South Mountain
September 16-17
Battle of Antietam

The battery suffered 1 man killed and 3 wounded.

October-November Movement to Falmouth, Va.
December 12-15 Battle of Fredericksburg
1863
January 20-24 “Mud March”
February 9 Ordered to Newport News and attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac
March To Suffolk. Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia
April 12-May 4 Siege of Suffolk
June 26-July 8 Dix’s Peninsula Campaign
July 1-7 Expedition from White House to South Anna River attached to U.S. Forces, Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., Dept. Virginia and North Carolina
1864
January Duty at Portsmouth, Va. attached to Heckman’s Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. Virginia and North Carolina
April Attached to Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., Dept. Virginia and North Carolina
May Attached to District Eastern Virginia, Dept. Virginia and North Carolina
July Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond. Attached to Artillery Brigade, 10th Army Corps
August 21 Captain Simpson dismissed. First Lieutenant William Stitt was promoted to captain
September 28-30 Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights
October Attached to Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps
October 27-28 Fair Oaks
December Attached to Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
1865
April 3 Occupation of Richmond
April-July Engaged in demolishing defenses and removing ordnance
July 25 Mustered out