United States Regiments & Batteries * United States Regulars

Battery D is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.

June 10-July 7 Rockville Expedition
September 11 Lewinsville, Va.,
September 25 Reconnaissance to Lewinsville
October Duty in the Defenses of Washington attached to Porter’s Division, Army Potomac
October 22 Edward’s Ferry
March Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula and attached to Artillery, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
April 4 Howard’s Mills
April 5 Warwick Road
April 5-May 4

Siege of Yorktown

May Attached to Artillery, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac
May 27
Hanover Court House
May 27-29 Operations about Hanover Court House
June 25-July 1
Seven days before Richmond
June 26
June 27
Gaines Mill
June 30
Turkey Bridge
July 1
Malvern Hill
July At Harrison’s Landing
August 16-23 Moved to Fortress Monroe, then to Alexandria
September 6-22

Maryland Campaign

September 16-17
Battle of Antietam

Commanded by Lieutenant Charles E. Hazlett, the battery brought two Napoleons and four 10-Pounder Parrot Rifles to the field.

September 19 Shepherdstown Ford
October 16-17 Reconnaissance to Smithfield, Va. and Kearneysville and Shepherdstown
December 12-15
Battle of Fredericksburg
December 29-30 Expedition from Potomac Creek to Richards and Ellis Fords, Rappahannock River
April 27-May 6

Chancellorsville Campaign

May 1-5
Battle of Chancellorsville
May Attached to Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps
June 11-July 24

Gettysburg Campaign

July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

Commanded by Lieutenant Charles E. Hazlett, the battery brought six rifled 10 Pounders to the field. Lieutenant Hazlett managed to move the battery to the top of Little Round Top and was mortally wounded there by a sharpshooter. There is a monument to Battery D on Little Round Top along with a monument to Lieutenant Hazlett and Brigadier General Weed.

From the monument on Little Round Top at Gettysburg:

July 2 Marched to the left of the Union line about 4.30 p.m. and in rear of Brig. General J. Barnes’s First Division Fifth Corps. Immediately upon taking position here at 5:45 opened fire upon the Confederates who were engaging the Division. The battery kept up a continuous fire until after dark. Lieut. Hazlett was mortally wounded and the command devolved upon Lieut. Benjamin F. Rittenhouse.

July 3 Remained in position and in the afternoon did effective service on the lines of infantry engaged in Longstreet’s Assault.

Casualties: Killed 1 officer and 8 men, wounded 5 men

October 9-22

Bristoe Campaign

November 7-8 Advance to line of the Rappahannock
November 7
Rappahannock Station
November 26-December 2

Mine Run Campaign

December At Camp Barry, Washington, D.C., attached to 22nd Army Corps
March Attached to Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps
May 4-June 12

Rapidan (Overland) Campaign

May 5-7
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Spotsylvania Court House
May 22-26
North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31
June 1-12
Cold Harbor
June 1-3 Bethesda Church
June 16 – April 2

Siege of Petersburg

August 18-21
Weldon Railroad
November Consolidated with Battery G and assigned to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac
March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

March 29 Junction of Quaker and Boydton Roads and Lewis’ Farm
March 31
White Oak Road
April 1
Battle of Five Forks
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

May Moved to Washington, D.C.
May 23 Grand Review
June Duty at Washington, D.C. assigned to 22nd Army Corps