“Keeper’s Battery”

1861
October 1 Organized at Ceredo.
November-December At Romney attached to Reynolds’ Cheat Mountain District, W. Va.
1862
January At Paw Paw Tunnel attached to Landers’ Division, Army of the Potomac
March 7-12 Advance on Winchester, Va. Attached to Artillery, Shields’ 2nd Division, Banks’ 5th Army Corps
March 22-23
Battle of Kernstown-Winchester
April 4 Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, Department of the Shenandoah
April 17 Occupation of Mount Jackson and New Market
May 12-22 March to Fredericksburg. Attached to Shields’ Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock
May 25-30 To Front Royal
May 30 Front Royal
June Ordered to Camp Barry, Washington, D.C., and duty in the Defenses of that city and in Railroad District, 8th Corps, Middle Department
August 27 Action at Faquier. White Sulphur Springs, Va.
1863
January Duty at Winchester, Va. attached to Milroy’s Command, Winchester, Va., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department
February Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps
May 10 Ordered to Grafton, W. Va. Attached to 4th Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps
June Moved to Beverly, Buckhannon, Clarksburg, Parkersburg and Weston. Attached to Averill’s 4th Separate Brigade, Dept. of West Virginia
June 17 Arrived at Grafton
July 1 Moved to New Creek and Phillippi
July 7 To Cumberland, Md.
July 12 To Fairview
August 5-31 Averill’s Raid through Hardy, Pendleton, Highland, Bath, Greenbrier and Pocahontas Counties
August 25 Jackson River
August 26-27 Rocky Gap, near White Sulphur Springs
November 1-17 Averill’s Raid from Beverly against Lewisburg and the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad
November 5 Mill Point, Pocahontas County
November 6 Engagement at Droop Mountain
December At Beverly and Martinsburg. Attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Army of West Virginia
1864
April Attached to Artillery, 1st Cavalry, Division of West Virginia
May 26-July 1 Hunter’s Raid to Lynchburg
June 5 Piedmont, Mount Crawford
June 6 Buffalo Gap and Occupation of Staunton
June 17 Diamond Hill
June 17-18 Lynchburg
June 21 Catawba Mountains
July 3 Leetown
July 4-7 About Harper’s Ferry
July 15-16 Near Hillsborough
July 17-18 Snicker’s Ferry
July 19 Ashby’s Gap and Betty’s Ford
July 23 Ashby’s Gap
July 24 Battle of Kernstown, Winchester
July 25 Bunker Hill and Martinsburg
August-December Duty in District of Harper’s Ferry
December 31 Consolidated with Battery “E,” West Virginia Light Artillery