The 2nd United States Artillery, Battery G is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.

1861
May Stationed at Fort Mackinac, Michigan. Ordered to Washington.
June Attached to Davies’ Brigade, Miles’ Division, McDowell’s Army, Northeast Virginia
July 16-21 Advance on Manassas, Va.
July 17 Near Fairfax Court House
July 21
Battle of Bull Run

The battery was commanded by Lieutenant O. D. Greene. It was in reserve and suffered no casualties

August Duty in the Defenses of Washington attached to Kearney’s Brigade, Division of the Potomac
October Attached to Artillery, Heintzelman’s Division, Army of the Potomac
1862
January Attached to Artillery, Heintzelman’s Division, Army of the Potomac
March Moved to Virginia Peninsula. Attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
April 5-May 4 Siege of Yorktown
May 4 Near Williamsburg
May 5 Battle of Williamsburg
May 31-June 1 Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines
June 25-July 1 Seven days before Richmond
June 25 Oak Grove
June 30
Glendale

Lieutenant Butler was breveted captain for gallantry.

July 1 Malvern Hill
July At Harrison’s Landing
August 16-24 Moved to Alexandria, Va. Attached to 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
September 6-22 Maryland Campaign. Attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
September 16-17
Antietam Campaign

The battery was commanded by Lieutenant John H. Butler. It was in reserve and suffered no losses.

October 30-
November 19
Movement to Falmouth, Va.
December 12-15
Battle of Fredericksburg
1863
January 20-24 “Mud March”
February At Falmouth
April 27-May 6 Chancellorsville Campaign
April 29-May 2 Operations at Franklin’s Crossing
May 3
Maryes Heights, (Second Fredericksburg)
May 3-4
Salem Heights
May Attached to Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps
July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

Commanded by Lieutenant John H. Butler, the battery brought 113 men and six 12 Pounders to the field and lost no casualtes.

From the monument in Ziegler’s Grove at Gettysburg:

July 2. Arrived in the afternoon with the Corps and held in reserve.
July 3. Brought up to Ziegler’s Grove in rear of Third Division Second Corps on repulse of Longstreet’s Assault.

August Attached to 2nd Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army of the Potomac
September 13-17 Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan
September 13
Battle of Culpeper Court House

Lieutenant Butler was wounded, losing his left foot. He was breveted major for gallantry.

October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign
November 7-8 Advance to line of the Rappahannock
November 26-December 2 Mine Run Campaign
November 27 New Hope Church
1864
February 6-7 Demonstration on the Rapidan, Barnett’s Ford
May 4-June 2 Rapidan Campaign
May 5-7
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
May 31-June 2
Battle of Cold Harbor
June 2 Dismounted and ordered to Washington, D.C.
June Duty in the Defenses of Washington attached to 1st Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps until August, 1865.