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

Originally organized as Company I, 75th New York Infantry.
January 24 Transferred to 3rd Light Artillery under Captain James V. White
February 22 Joined Regiment at Washington, D.C. for duty in the Defenses of Washington
March 27 Sailed for New Berne, N. C.
April 2 Arrived New Berne. Assigned to Dept. of North Carolina
December Assigned to Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina
January Assigned to Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
May Assigned to Defenses of New Berne, N. C.
October 16-18 Moved to Newport News, Va., and assigned to Heckman’s Command, Newport News, Va. for duty there and in the Defenses of Portsmouth, Va.
December Assigned to U.S. Forces, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
April Assigned to 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James
May 4-28 Butler’s operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond assigned to 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps
May 5 Capture of Fort Powhatan, James River
May 9 Fort Clifton
May 11 Harrison’s Church
May 15 Harrison’s Plantation
May 16 Bermuda Hundred
May 18 Spring Hill
May 21 Fort Powhatan
May 24 Wilson’s Wharf Landing
June 15-18
First Assault on Petersburg

Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond begin.Assigned to Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps.

September 28-30
Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights
October At Battery Anderson, Bermuda Hundred front
December At Spring Hill, assigned to Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps
April 2-3 Fall of Petersburg and Richmond
April Duty at Richmond
June 26 Mustered out at Richmond. Va.