The First Connecticut Light Artillery lost 1 officer and 3 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 11 men wounded, 21 enlisted men died of disease, and 4 men discharged disabled during the Civil War.
|October 26||Organized at West Meriden and mustered in|
|January 13||Left State for New York on the steamship Elm City|
|January 21||Captain Alfred P. Bockwell took command of the battery, which embarked late that day on the ship Ellwood Walter|
|Janury 27||Ellwood Waller leaves New York for Hilton Head, S.C.|
|February 4||Arrived at Hilton Head|
|February 5||Proceeded up the Broad River to Beaufort, S.C.|
|Februry 6||Battery landed at Beaufort.|
|February – April||
Duty at Hilton Head, S. C.
Attached to Sherman’s expeditionary corps
|April||Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of the South|
|May 31-June 28||
Expedition to James Island and operations against Charleston, S.C.
Battle of Secessionville
Although several horses were killed the battery suffered no casualties.
|May 28-July 7||
Evacuation of James Island and movement to Hilton Head, S.C.
Assigned to District of Beaufort, S. C., Dept. of the South.
|September 30-October 13||
Expedition to St. John’s Bluff, Fla.
Assigned to District of Beaufort, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South
|October 21-23||Expedition to Pocotaligo|
|October 22||Frampton’s Plantation, Pocotaligo|
|November||Duty at Hilton Head and at Beaufort, S.C.|
|June||Moved to Folly Island, S.C. and assigned to United States forces Folly Island, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South|
|June||One section embarked on the steamship Governor Milton with Colonel Higginson’s First South Carolina Volunteers (Colored) to destroy the Pompon River railroad bridge. The Governor Milton ran aground on its return from the unsuccessful mission, and the two guns were sunk in the river to prevent capture.|
Expedition to James Island
|July 10||Williston Bluff, Pon Pon River|
|July 16||Action on James Island|
Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island and against Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C., from Folly Island
|December||46 of the men reenlisted as Veterans|
|April, 18-23||Moved from Folly Island, S.C., to Gloucester Point, Va. on the transports General Meigs and Ella Knight, and assigned to Artillery, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina|
|May 4-June 21||
Butler’s operations on south side of the James and against Petersburg and Richmond
|May 10||Chester Station|
Operations against Fort Darling
Battle of Drewry’s Bluff
The battery lost Lieutenant George Metcalf and Private Wilmot killed and ten men wounded.
|May 17-June 21||
On the Bermuda front
Siege operations begin against Petersburg and Richmond
|June 21||Moved to Deep Bottom, Va.|
|July 21 & 27-28||
Actions at Deep Bottom
Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom
|August 25||Moved to Petersburg front and duty in trenches before that city attached to Artillery Brigade, 10th Army Corps|
|September 28||Moved to Deep Bottom|
Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights
Duty in trenches before Richmond
|November||The battery exchanged its six pounder James Rifles for twelve pounder Napoleon guns due to the difficulty in obtaining rifled ammunition.|
|December||Assigned to Artillery Brigade, 25th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia|
|April 3||Occupation of Richmond|
Duty at Richmond and Manchester
|June 11||Mustered out at Manchester|
|June 14||Returned to New Haven|