The 4th United States Artillery, Battery K is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.
|September||Moved to Washington, D.C. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army Potomac|
|March||Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula|
|April 5-May 4||Siege of Yorktown, Va.|
|June||Attached to Artillery Reserve, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac|
|June 25-July 1||Seven days before Richmond|
|June 25||Oak Grove|
|June 30||Glendale and Brackett’s|
|July 1||Malvern Hill|
|August 5||Malvern Hill|
|August 16-23||Moved to Alexandria and attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps|
|November 10-12||Operations on Orange & Alexandria Railroad|
|February 5-7||Operations at Rappahannock Bridge and Grove Church|
|April 27-May 6||Chancellorsville Campaign|
|May||Attached to Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps|
|June 11-July 24||Gettysburg Campaign|
Commanded by Lieutenant Francis W. Seely, the battery brought six 12-pounders to the field.
From the monument on Emmitsburg Road at Gettysburg:
July 1 Arrived at night and encamped in a field south of the town between the Emmitsburg and Taneytown Roads.
July 2 Went into position at 4 p.m. on the right of Smith’s log house on Emmitsburg Road with Brig. General A.A. Humphreys’s Division Third Corps and soon took position on the left of the log house and at the left of an apple orchard and opened fire on the Confederate infantry as it began to advance.
Hotly engaged with the Confederate infantry and artillery in front on the line from the Evergreen Cemetery to Little Round Top. Lieut. Seeley having been wounded the command devolved on Lieut. Robert James.
July 3 Remained in the position of the previous night.
Casualties: killed 2 men; wounded 1 officer and 18 men; missing 4 men. Lost and disabled 28 horses
|July 23||Wapping Heights, Manassas Gap|
|October 9-22||Bristoe Campaign|
|October 15||McLean’s Ford, Bull Run|
|November 7-8||Advance to the Rappahannock|
|November 7||Kelly’s Ford|
|November 27||Payne’s Farm|
|February 6-7||Demonstration on the Rapidan|
|March||Attached to Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps|
|May 4-June 12||Rapidan Campaign|
|May 12||Assault on the Salient|
|May 22-26||North Anna River|
|May 26-28||On line of the Pamunkey|
|June 16-18||First Assault Petersburg; Siege of Petersburg begins|
|June 16 – April 2||Siege of Petersburg|
|June 22||Jerusalem Plank Road|
|July 27-29||Deep Bottom|
|August 14-18||Strawberry Plains|
|October 27-28||Hatcher’s Run|
|December 7-14||Warren’s Raid on Weldon Railroad|
|February 5-7||Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run|
|March 25||Watkins’ House|
|March 28-April 9||Appomattox Campaign|
|March 31||White Oak Road|
|April 2||Sutherland Station|
|April 6||Sailor’s Creek|
|April 7||High Bridge|
Appomattox Court House
Surrender of Lee and his army.
|May||March to Washington, D. C.|
|May 23||Grand Review|
|June||Duty in the Defenses of Washington until August attached to Dept. of Washington, D. C.|