The Civil War in the East

3rd United States Artillery, Battery E

 

1861

May

At Washington, D.C.

May 24

Occupation of Arlington Heights, Va.

June

Attached to Sherman's Brigade, Tyler's Division, McDowell's Army, Northeast Virginia

July 16-21

Advance on Manassas, Va.

July 18

Blackburn's Ford

July 21

Battle of Bull Run

August

Attached to Sherman's Brigade, Division of the Potomac

October

Attached to Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac

October 21-November 7

Expedition to Port Royal, S. C. attached to W. T. Sherman's South Carolina Expeditionary Corps

November 7

Bombardment and capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor

November

Duty at Hilton Head, S.C.

1862

February 25 - March 5

Expedition to Florida

March-May

At Hilton Head, S, C.

April

Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the South

June 1-28

Operations on James Island, S.C.

June 10

Action on James Island

June 16

Battle of Secessionville

June-October

At Hilton Head, S.C.

1863

July

Attached to District of Hilton Head, S.C., Dept. of the South

September

Attached to United States Forces, Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South

October 21-23

Expedition to Pocotaligo, S. C.

October 22

Action at Pocotaligo

October-June

At Hilton Head, S.C.

July 10

Moved to Folly Island, S.C. Attack on Morris Island, S.C. Attached to United States Forces, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps

July 10-September 7

Operations on Morris Island against Forts Wagner and Gregg and against Fort Sumter and Charleston. Attached to United States Forces, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps

July 18

Assault on Fort Wagner

September 7

Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg

September-

Janury

Operations on Morris and Folly Islands against Charleston

January

Attached to Artillery, Folly Island, S.C., Northern District, 10th Army Corps

1864

February 5-7

Expedition to Florida. Attached to Artillery, Ames' Division, District of Florida, Dept. of the South

February 8-22

Expedition from Jacksonville to Lake City, Fla.

February 20

Battle of Olustee

March

Duty at Jacksonville

April

Moved to Gloucester Point, Va. Attached to rtillery, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James

May

Attached to Artillery, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps

May 5-28

Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond

June 16 to December 7

Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond. Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps

August

Attached to Artillery Brigade, 10th Army Corps

September 28-30

Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights

October 7

Darbytown Road

December 7-27

Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C. Attached to Artillery Brigade, 25th Army Corps

1865

January 3-15

Second Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C. Attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina

January 15

Assault and capture of Fort Fisher

February 11

Near Sugar Loaf Battery

February 22

Occupation of Wilmington, Northeast Ferry

March 1-April 26

Campaign of the Carolinas. Attached to Artillery, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina

March 6-21

Advance on Goldsboro

April 10-13

Advance on Raleigh

April 26

Bennett's House. Surrender of Johnston and his army.

May

Duty in Dept. of North Carolina




 
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