United States Regiments & Batteries > Rhode Island

Battery H lost 2 enlisted men killed and 10 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

October 14 Organized at Providence
October 23 Left State for Washington, D.C. Attached to Camp Barry, Military District of Washington, then attached to Stannard’s 2nd Brigade, Casey’s Division, Military District Washington
January 19-23 Moved to Fairfax Station
February Attached to Artillery, Casey’s Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington
March 23 Moved to Union Mills
April Attached to Artillery, Abercrombie’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
May 20 Moved to Chantilly, Va. attached to 3rd Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
June 25 Moved to Fairfax Court House then to Arlington Heights and duty in the Defenses of Washington, south of the Potomac
November Assigned to Camp Barry, 22nd Army Corps
April Attached to Artillery, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac
May 3-10

Rapidan (Overland) Campaign

May 5-7
Battle of the Wilderness

Attached to Reserve Artillery, 9th Army Corps

May 8-10
Spotsylvania Court House
May 10-18 March to Fredericksburg, then to Aquia Creek and transported by ship to Washington.
May Duty at Fort Richardson
June Attached to 2nd Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
July 10 At Fort Smith. Attached to 1st Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps
October 16 At Camp Barry
October 25-26 Moved to City Point, Virginia and attached to Department of Virginia and North Carolina
January 2 Ordered to join the Army of the Potomac and attached to Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps
January 2-April 2
Siege of Petersburg
March 25 Fort Fisher, Petersburg
March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

April 2
Fall of Petersburg
April 6
Sailor’s Creek
April 7
High Bridge and Farmville
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

April 23-27 March to Danville
May 3-6 To Burkesville Station
May 20-June 7 Moved to Washington, D.C., via City Point and Richmond
June 8 Corps Review
June 13 Ordered to Providence, R. I.
June 28 Mustered out
July 3 Discharged