The 2nd United States Artillery, Battery G is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.
|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|
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|
|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|
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|
The battery was commanded by Lieutenant John H. Butler. It was in reserve and suffered no losses.
|Movement to Falmouth, Va.|
Battle of Fredericksburg
|January 20-24||“Mud March”|
|April 27-May 6||Chancellorsville Campaign|
|April 29-May 2||Operations at Franklin’s Crossing|
Maryes Heights, (Second Fredericksburg)
|May||Attached to Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps|
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.
|August||Attached to 2nd Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army of the Potomac|
|September 13-17||Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan|
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|
|February 6-7||Demonstration on the Rapidan, Barnett’s Ford|
|May 4-June 2||Rapidan Campaign|
|May 23-26||North Anna River|
|May 26-28||On line of the Pamunkey|
|May 31-June 2|
|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.|