United States Regiments & Batteries  * West Virginia

Battery C is honored by a monument on the Gettysburg battlefield.

January 25 -March 30 Organized at Wheeling, W. Va. from Company B of the 18th Ohio Infantry Regiment
March-May Duty at Franklin, Va. serving unattached, Railroad District, Dept. of the Mountains
May Attached to 1st Brigade, Blenker’s Division, Dept. of the Mountains
May 25-June 14 Pursuit of Jackson up the Shenandoah Valley
June 1 Mount Carmel Road, near Strasburg attached to Reserve Artillery, 1st Corps, Pope’s Army of Virginia
June 2 Strasburg
June 3 Tom’s Brook
June 6
Mount Jackson
June 8 Battle of Cross Keys
June 9
Port Republic
June-August At Sperryville
August 8-September 2 Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia
August 9
Battle of Cedar Mountain

In reserve.

August 20-21 Rappahannock Station
August 22 Freeman’s Ford
August 24 Sulphur Springs
August 24-25 Waterloo Bridge
August 27 Plains of Manassas
August 28 Gainesville
August 29 Groveton
August 30
Second Battle of Bull Run
September Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
September 16-19 Reconnaissance to Leesburg and skirmish
December 10-16 March to Fredericksburg, Va.
December 27-29 Raid on Dumfries and Fairfax Station
January-April At Falmouth, Va.
January 20-24 “Mud March”
March Attached to Reserve Artillery, 11th Army Corps
April 27-May 6 Chancellorsville Campaign
May 1-5
Battle of Chancellorsville
May Attached to 3rd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac
June 12-July 24 Gettysburg Campaign
July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

The battery was commanded by Captain Wallace Hill. It brought 124 men to the field serving four 10-pounder Parrott Rifles, and lost two men killed and two wounded.

August Attached to 4th Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac
October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign, attached to 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve
November 7-8 Advance to line of the Rappahannock attached to 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac
November 26-December 2
Mine Run Campaign
March Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty in the Defenses of that city south of the Potomac attached to Camp Barry, Washington, D.C., 22nd Corps
May Attached to 2nd Brigade, De Russy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
July 11-12 Repulse of Early’s attack on Washington. Attached to 4th Brigade, De Russy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
October Attached to 3rd Brigade, De Russy’s Division. 22nd Army Corps
December Attache to 1st Brigade, De Russy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
June 28 Mustered out