1st Regiment Light Artillery (Union)


BATTERY "C"
LIGHT ARTILLERY

 


The West Virginia 1st Light Artillery Regiment, Battery C was organized at Wheeling, W. Va., January 25 to March 30, 1862.

ASSIGNMENTS:

  • Served unattached, Railroad District, Dept. of the Mountains, to May, 1862.
  • 1st Brigade, Blenker's Division, Dept. of the Mountains, to June, 1862.
  • Reserve Artillery, 1st Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862.
  • Artillery, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1863.
  • Reserve Artillery, 11th Army Corps, to May, 1863.
  • 3rd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863.
  • 4th Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863.
  • 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to November, 1863.
  • 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of tbe Potomac, to March, 1864.
  • Camp Barry, Washington, D. C., 22nd Corps, to May, 1864.
  • 2nd Brigade, De Russy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864.
  • 4th Brigade, De Russy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to October, 1864.
  • 3rd Brigade, De Russy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to December, 1864.
  • 1st Brigade, De Russy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.
  • OFFICERS:

    SERVICE:

  • Duty at Franklin, Va., till May 25, 1862.
  • Pursuit of Jackson up the Shenandoah Valley May 25-June 14.
  • Mount Carmel Road, near Strasburg, June 1.
  • Strasburg June 2. Tom's Brook June 3.
  • Mount Jackson June 6. Battle of Cross Keys June 8.
  • Port Republic June 9.
  • At Sperryville till August.
  • Pope s Campaign in Northern Virginia August 8-September 2.
  • Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9 (Reserve).
  • Rappahannock Station August 20-21.
  • Freeman's Ford August 22.
  • Sulphur Springs August 24.
  • Waterloo Bridge August 24-25.
  • Plains of Manassas August 27.
  • Gainesville August 28.
  • Groveton August 29.
  • Bull Run August 30.
  • Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till December.
  • Reconnoissance to Leesburg and skirmish September 16-19.
  • March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 10-16.
  • Raid on Dumfries and Fairfax Station December 27-29.
  • At Falmouth, Va., till April, 1863. Mud March January 20-24.
  • Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.
  • Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 12-July 24.
  • Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3.
  • Bristoe Campaign October 9-22.
  • Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8.
  • Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2.
  • Ordered to Washington, D. C., and duty in the Defences of that city south of the Potomac till June, 1865.
  • Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 11-12, 1864.
  • Mustered out June 28, 1865.
  • ROSTERS:

    BIBLIOGRAPHY:

    REFERENCES:

  • Crute Units of the Confederate States Army
  • Sifakis, Stewart Compendium of the Cofederate Armies
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