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“Havelock Battery”

The 11th New York Independent Battery lost 8 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 13 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.

Organized at Albany, N.Y.
January 8 Mustered in
January 17 Moved to Washington, D.C.
January Duty in the Defenses of Washington, building Fort Ellsworth, attached to Wadsworth’s Command, Military District of Washington
August 25-September 2 Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia.
August 27 Bull Run Bridge
August 28-29 Plains of Manassas
August 30
Second Battle of Bull Run
September Duty in the Defenses of Washington. Attached to Whipple’s Brigade, Defenses of Washington.
November Movement to Falmouth, Va. Attached to Artillery Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
December 12-15
Battle of Fredericksburg
January 20-24 “Mud March”
Febbruary-April At Falmouth
April 27-May 6 Chancellorsville Campaign
May 1-5
Battle of Chancellorsville
May Attached to Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps
May 12 Attached to 4th Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac
June Attached to 3rd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve
July Attached to Battery K, 1st New York Light Artillery under the command of Captain Robert H. Fitzhugh
July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

The battery lost 5 men wounded

July On line of the Rappahannock
October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign
October 14 Bristoe Station
November 7-8 Advance to line of the Rappahannock
November 7 Kelly’s Ford
November 26-December 2 Mine Run Campaign
December Attached to 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army Potomac
April Attached to 3rd Brigade, Artillery Reserve
May 3-June 15 Campaign from the Rapidan to the James. Attached to Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps
May 5-7
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Battle of Spottsylvania Court House
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
June 1-12
Cold Harbor
June 16-18 First Assault on Petersburg
June 16 – April 2 Siege of Petersburg
June 22-23 Jerusalem Plank Road
July 27-29 Demonstration on north side of the James
July 27-28 Deep Bottom
August 13-20 Demonstration north of the James. Attached to 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps
August 14-18 Strawberry Plains, New Market Heights
August Attached to Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 6 Sailor’s Creek
April 7 High Bridge
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

May Moved to Washington, D.C. and attached to Artillery Reserve
May 23 Grand Review
June 13 Mustered out