United States Regiments & Batteries > Illinois

The 2nd Illinois Artillery, Battery M lost 5 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 16 men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Chicago, Ill.
June 6 Mustered in
June 16 Left State for Martinsburg, Va.
June 24 Arrived Martinsburg. Attached to R. R. Brigade, 8th Corps, Middle Dept.
August 24 Expedition to Darkesville
September 12 Moved to Harper’s Ferry, Va.
September 12-15

Siege of Harper’s Ferry

September 15 The Battery was urrendered along with the rest of the garrison.
September 16 Paroled and moved to Annapolis, Md., then to Camp Douglass, Chicago, Ill.
Operations in Western Theater for remainder of career