United States Regiments & Batteries * U.S. Regulars

The battery is honored by two monuments on the East Cavalry Field at Gettysburg.

January Stationed at Fort Pickens, Fla.
May 13-26 Moved to Fort Hamilton, N.Y. Harbor
July 8 To Washington, D.C.
July At Arlington Heights, Va. Attached to Richardson’s Brigade, Tyler’s Division, McDowell’s Army Northeast Virginia
July 14 Reconnaissance from Alexandria on Fairfax, Richmond and Mt. Vernon Roads
July 16-21 Advance on Manassas, Va.
July 17 Occupation of Fairfax Court House
July 18 Blackburn’s Ford
July 21 Battle of Bull Run
August Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C. attached to Richardson’s Brigade, Division Potomac
October Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army Potomac
February Attached to Battery E, 1st Artillery
March Moved to the Virginia Peninsula.
April 5-May 4 Siege of Yorktown
May Attached to 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac
May 31-June 1 Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines
June 26-July 1 Seven days before Richmond
June 27 Golding’s Farm
June 29 Savage Station and Peach Orchard
June 30 White Oak Swamp and Glendale
July 1 Malvern Hill
July At Harrison’s Landing
August 16-28 Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centerville
August 28-September 2 Pope’s Campaign in Virginia
August 29 Battles of Groveton
August 30 Bull Run
September 6-22 Maryland Campaign. Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps
September 14 Crampton’s Pass
September 16-17 Battle of Antietam
September 19-20 Shepherdstown Ford
September 21 At Sharpsburg, Md.
October Attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps
October 30-November 19 Movement to Falmouth
December 11-15 Battle of Fredericksburg, Va.
January At Falmouth
April 27-May 6 Chancellorsville Campaign
May 1-6 Battle of Chancellorsville
May Attached to 2nd Regular Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army Potomac
June 11-July 24 Gettysburg Campaign
June Attached to 2nd Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army Potomac
June 17 Aldie
June 19 Middleburg
June 20-21 Upperville
June 21 Ashby’s Gap
July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

The battery brought 84 men and four 3 inch Ordnance Rifles to the field under Lieutenant Alanson M. Randol and lost no casualties.

From the monuments on the East Cavalry Battlefield at Gettysburg:

July 1&2. With First Brigade Second Cavalry Division. Not engaged.

July 3. One section under Lieut. James Chester was ordered to Second Brigade Third Cavalry Division and took position west of the Low Dutch Road and with Brig. General Custer’s Second Brigade Third Division Cavalry Corps was hotly engaged in repelling the attack of Major General Stuart’s Confederate Cavalry Division. The one section under Lieut. Ernest L. Kinney remained near the Hanover Road.

July 16 Shepherdstown
October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign
November 7-8 Advance to line of the Rappahannock
November 26-December 2 Mine Run Campaign
February 28-March 1 Custer’s Raid into Albemarle County
February 29 Near Charlottesville
March 1 Stannardsville
May 4-June 5 Rapidan Campaign
May 5-7 Wilderness
May 8-21 Spotsylvania
May 21 Milford Station
May 23 Chesterfield
May 23-26 North Anna
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
May 31 Machump’s Creek
June 1-5 Cold Harbor
June 3 Sharp’s Farm
June 18 Moved to Washington, D.C. and garrison duty at Forts Willard and Strong, Defenses of Washington, 22nd Corps to October, 1865