United States Regiments & Batteries > New YorkArtillery and Engineers

The 7th New York Independent Battery lost 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 27 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Windsor as an Artillery Company for the 56th Regiment Infantry
October 30 Mustered in
November 7 Left State for Washington, D.C.
November Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C.
December 7 Designated 7th New York Independent Battery. Attached to Casey’s Division, Army of the Potomac.
March Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula and attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
April 5-May 4
Siege of Yorktown
May 5
Battle of Williamsburg
May 20-23 Operations about Bottom’s Bridge
May 24
Seven Pines and Savage Station
May 24
May 31-June 1
Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks
June Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps
June 25-July 1
Seven days before Richmond
June 29-30
White Oak Swamp
July 1
Malvern Hill
July Moved to Camp Hamilton, Virginia.
August At Norfolk, Va.
September Attached to Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
October At Portsmouth, Va.
July Assigned to Norfolk, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
December 5-24 Expedition from Norfolk to South Mills and Camden Court House, N. C.
March At Yorktown, Va., assigned to U.S. Forces, Yorktown, Va., 18th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
April Attached to Artillery, 2nd 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
May 12-16 Operations against Fort Darling
May 14-16
Drury’s Bluff
May 16-30
Bermuda Hundred
June Assigned to Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps
June 15-18
Before Petersburg
June 16-April 2
Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond
September 28-30
Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights
December Attached to Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps
January Attached to Ferrero’s Infantry Division, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va.
March 28-April 9
Appomattox Campaign
April 2
Fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee

April-July Duty in the Dept. of Virginia
July 22 Mustered out