United States Regiments & Batteries > New York > Artillery & Engineers

The 12th Independent New York Battery lost 1 officer and 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 14 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Albany, N.Y.
January 14 Mustered in
January 17 Left State for Washington, D.C.
January Duty at Artillery Camp, Defenses of Washington, D.C. attached to Whipple’s Brigade, Wadsworth’s Command, Military District of Washington
February Duty in Defences of Washington attached to 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington
July Attached to Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
July 6-24 Pursuit of Lee
July 23 Wapping Heights, Va.
August On line of the Rappahannock
October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign
October 14 Auburn and Bristoe
November 7-8 Advance to line of the Rappahannock
November 7 Kelly’s Ford
November 26-December 2 Mine Run Campaign
November 27 Payne’s Farm
November 28-30 Mine Run
March Attached to 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army Potomac
May 3-June 15 Rapidan Campaign
May 5-7
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
May 18 Attached to Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps
May 19
Harris Farm or Fredericksburg Road
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, Weldon Railroad
July 27-29 Demonstration on north side of the James
July 27-28 Deep Bottom
August 25
Ream’s Station
September Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2 Assault and capture of Petersburg
May Moved to Washington
May 23 Grand Review
June 14 Mustered out