United States Regiments & Batteries > Rhode Island

August Organized at Providence
September 7 Left State for Fort Hamilton, N.Y. Harbor
September 14-16 Moved to Washington, D.C.
September 22 Returned to Fort Hamilton
October 12-14 Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va.
October 28-November 7 Attached to Sherman’s South Carolina Expeditionary Corps. Expedition to Port Royal, S.C.
November 7 Capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor
December 19 Designation of Regiment changed to 3rd Rhode Island Heavy Artillery