United States Regiments & Batteries > Rhode Island


Battery H lost 2 enlisted men killed and 10 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
October 14 Organized at Providence
October 23 Left State for Washington, D.C. Attached to Camp Barry, Military District of Washington attached to Stannard’s 2nd Brigade, Casey’s Division, Military District Washington
January 19-23 Moved to Fairfax Station
February Attached to Artillery, Casey’s Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington
March 23 Moved to Union Mills
April Attached to Artillery, Abercrombie’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
May 20 Moved to Chantilly, Va. attached to 3rd Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
June 25 Moved to Fairfax Court House then to Arlington Heights and duty in the Defenses of Washington, south of the Potomac
1863
November Assigned to Camp Barry, 22nd Army Corps
1864
April Attached to Artillery, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac
May 3-10 Rapidan Campaign
May 5-7 Battle of the Wilderness attached to Reserve Artillery, 9th Army Corps
May 8-10 Spotsylvania
May 10-18 March to Fredericksburg, then to Aquia Creek then moved to Washington.
May Duty at Fort Richardson
June Attached to 2nd Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
July 10 At Fort Smith. Attached to 1st Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
October 16 At Camp Barry
October 25-26 Moved to City Point, Va. and attached to Dept. Virginia and North Carolina
1865
January 2 Ordered to join Army Potomac and attached to Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps
January 2-April 2 Siege of Petersburg
March 25 Fort Fisher, Petersburg
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2 Assault on and fall of Petersburg
April 6 Sailor’s Creek
April 7 High Bridge and Farmville
April 9 Appomattox C. H. Surrender of Lee and his army.
April 23-27 March to Danville
May 3-6 To Burkesville Station
May 20-June 7 Moved to Washington, D.C., via City Point and Richmond
June 8 Corps Review
June 13 Ordered to Providence, R. I.
June 28 Mustered out
July 3 Discharged