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PRIVATE Co L 1 Missouri Light Artillery
Civil War Union
Dates Unknown

1st Regiment, Missouri Light Artillery
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BATTERY "A," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.
Attached to Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Army of Southeast Missouri, to March, 1862. Steele's Comand, Army of Southeast Missouri, to May, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to July, 1862. District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1863, Artillery, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps. Dept. of the Tennessee, to March, 1863. Artillery, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to July, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Dept. of the Gulf, to April, 1865. Hawkins' Colored Division, Military Division West Mississippi, to June, 1865. Dept. of Alabama to August, 1865.

SERVICE.-Operations about Ironton and Fredericktown, Mo., October 12-21, 1861. Engagement at Fredericktown-Ironton February 21. Duty in Southeast Missouri till March, 1862. Ordered to Pilot Knob, thence march to Reeve's Station March 23-27. Moved to Pocohontas, Ark., April 5-11, thence to Jacksonport May 3, and to Batesville March 24. March to Augusta June 20-July 4, thence to Clarksville and Helena, Ark., July 5-14. Action at Hill's Plantation, Cache River, July 7. Duty at Helena, Ark., to October 3. Moved to Pilot Knob, Mo., October 3. Operations in Southeast Missouri till December. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Columbus, Ky., December 19-25, and to Helena, Ark., January 5-7, 1863. Expedition to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., January 16-20. Expedition to Yazoo Pass, and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood February 24-April 8. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 14. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Port Gibson, Miss., May 1. Fourteen Mile Creek May 12. Battle of Champion Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 6, thence to Carrollton, and duty there till October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Bayou Cortableaux October 21. Carrion Crow Bayou November 3. At New Iberia till December 17. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Madisonville January 7, 1864. Red River Campaign May 2-20. Moved to Alexandria, La., May 2. Attached to Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri, Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya River May 30-June 6. Moved to Carrollton June. Duty there and in the Defences of New Orleans till April, 1865. Ordered from Greenville, La., to Mobile, Ala., April 19. Duty there and in Dept. of Alabama till August. Mustered out August 23, 1865.

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BATTERY "B," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., September 1, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to January, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Army Southwest Missouri, January, 1862. Disbanded January, 1862.

Battery reorganized from Welfley's Battery Missouri Light Artillery December, 1862. Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, Army of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March, 1863. Artillery, District of Southeast Missouri, to June, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Army of the Gulf to June, 1864. Artillery, U. S. Forces, Texas, to July, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, La., to August, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1864.

SERVICE.-Duty in Southeast Missouri till June, 1863. Operations against Marmaduke April 17-May 2. Cape Girardeau April 26. Castor River, near Bloomfield, April 29. Bloomfield April 30. Chalk Bluffs, St. Francis River, April 30-May 1. Moved to Vicksburg,Miss., June 2-10. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 11-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City July 12-21. Capture of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson, La., July 23, thence to Carrollton, La., August 12-13, and duty there till September 5. Expedition to Morganza September 5-October 11. Atchafalaya River September 7. Sterling's Plantation September 29. At Morganza till October 11. Moved to New Orleans, La., October 11. Expedition to Brazos Santiago, Texas., October 27-December 2. Expedition to Brownsville November 4-9. Occupation of Brownsville November 6. Duty at Brownsville till July, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, La., July 24-August 7. Reserve Artillery at New Orleans till September, 1864. Consolidated with Batteries "A," "F," and "G," 1st Missouri Light Artillery, September 13, 1864.

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BATTERY "C," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.

Original Battery "C" disbanded September, 1861. Reorganized from Mann's Independent Battery Missouri Light Artillery August, 1862. Attached to Artillery, District of Memphis, Tenn., Dept. Tennessee, to September, 1862. Artillery, 4th Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. Artillery, 4th Division, Left Wing 10th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to April, 1864. Artillery, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to November, 1864. Artillery Reserve, Nashville, Tenn., Dept. Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty at Memphis, Tenn., till September 6, 1862. March to Bolivar, Tenn., September 6-14, and duty there till October 4. Expedition from Bolivar to Grand Junction and LaGrange, and skirmishes, September 20-22. Battle of Metamora, Hatchie's River, October 5. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign October 31, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Lake Providence, La., January 18, 1863, and duty there till April. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1 (Reserve). Battle of Raymond May 12. Jackson May 14. Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Expedition to Mechanicsburg May 26-June 4. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. At Vicksburg till April, 1864. Expedition to Monroe, La., August 20-September 2, 1863. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2, 1864. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence march to Ackworth, Ga., via Huntsville and Decatur, Ala., and Rome, Ga., April 21-June 8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 8-September 8. Assigned to duty at Allatoona, Marietta and Kenesaw Mountain till October. Operations against Hood till November. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there till July, 1865. Mustered out July 11, 1865.

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BATTERY "D," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.


Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of West Tennessee, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, Army Tennessee, to July, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, District of Corinth, Miss., to November, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, Miss., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, Miss., 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1863. Artillery, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1864. Artillery Reserve; Huntsville, Ala., Dept. of the Cumberland, to May, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to September, 1864. Artillery, Huntsvile, Ala., Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty in the Dept. of Missouri till February, 1862. Operations against Fort Henry, Tenn., February 2-6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Expedition to Clarksville, Tenn., February 19-March 6. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 6-17. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth till October. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Hatchie River October 5-12. Duty at Corinth till April, 1863. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Rock Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. Duty at Corinth till September. March with 15th Army Corps to Chattanooga, Tenn., October-November. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25; Tunnel Hill November 23-24; Mission Ridge November 25. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till October, 1864. Decatur, Ala., October 27-29. Garrison duty at Huntsville, Ala., till April, 1865. Consolidated with Battery "C" April 11, 1865.

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BATTERY "E," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY ("COLE'S").

Left St. Louis, Mo., for Jefferson City, Mo., September 29, 1861. Attached to Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1862. District of Central Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to June, 1862. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army Frontier, Dept. Missouri, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to July, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864.

SERVICE.-Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., October and November, 1861. Moved to Sedalia November 28. March to Otterville, thence to Lexington, Mo., and duty there February 11 to June 3, 1862. Operations about Miami and Waverly May 25-28. Near Waverly May 26. Moved to Sedalia June 3, and duty there till July 29. Moved to Rolla July 29, and return to Sedalia August 18. Moved to Springfield, Mo., August 29-September 4. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-29. Moved to Springfield, Mo., arriving there February 15, 1863. Duty there and at Rolla till April. Operations against Marmaduke April 17-May 2. Cape Girardeau April 26. Castor River near Bloomfield April 29. Bloomfield April 30. Chalk Bluffs, St. Francis River, April 30-May 1. Moved to St. Louis, May 9, thence to Vicksburg, Miss., June 4-16. Siege of Vicksburg June 16-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City July 12-22. Capture of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson, La., July 24, thence to Carrollton, La., August 16. Expedition to Morganza September 5-12. Atchafalaya River September 9-10. Sterling's Farm September 12 and September 29. Moved to New Orleans, La., October 11. Expedition to Rio Grande, Texas, October 27-December 2. Duty at Du Crow's Point and Brownsville till June, 1864. Mustered out June, 1864.

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BATTERY "E," 1st ARTILLERY REORGANIZED.

Reorganized September 14, 1864, from Segebarth's Battery "C," Pennsylvania Artillery, Mississippi Marine Brigade. Attached to Artillery Post and District of Vicksburg, Miss., to November, 1864. Reserve Artillery, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to January, 1865. Duty at Vicksburg and Natchez, Miss., till January, 1865. Mustered out January 1, 1865.

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BATTERY "F," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY, ("MURPHEY'S").

to January, 1862. District of Central Missouri to June, 1862. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. Missouri, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to July, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to February, 1864. Artillery, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Defences New Orleans, La., to August, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Dept. Gulf, to December, 1864. Distrist Southern Alabama, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty at St. Louis and Clinton, Mo., till March, 1862, and in Central District of Missouri till June. Expedition to Milford, Mo., December 15-18, 1861. Shawnee Mound, Milford, December 18. Ordered to Springfield, Mo., June 3, 1862. Moved to Jefferson City August 16, to Sedalia August 18, and to Springfield August 26. Action at Lone Jack August 16. Schofield's Campaign in Southwest Missouri October, 1862, to January, 1863. Occupation of Newtonia October 4, 1862. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren, Ark., December 27-29. Duty at Springfield, Rolla, and other points in Southwest Missouri till April, 1863. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., and duty there till June. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 16-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City July 12-22. Capture of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson, La., July 24, thence to Carrollton August 16. Expedition to the Rio Grande, Texas, October 24-December 2. Capture of Mustang Island November 17. Fort Esperanza November 27-30. Reconnoissance on Mattagorda Island January 21, 1864. Duty at Mattagorda Island till June, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, La., and duty there till December. Duty in District of Southern Alabama till March, 1865. Campaign against Mobile and its defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Fort Blakely April 9. Capture of Mobile April 12. Duty at Mobile and in District of Alabama till August. Mustered out August 11, 1865.

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BATTERY "G," 1st REGTMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY ("HESCOCK'S").

Attached to Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri, to March, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, Army Mississippi, to June, 1862. Artillery, 5th Division, Army Mississippi, to September, 1862. Artillery, 11th Division, Army Ohio, September, 1862. Artillery, 11th Division, 3rd Corps, Army Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army Cumberland, to October, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Cumberland, to April, 1864. Artillery Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Separate Division, District of the Etowah, Dept. Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.-Fremont's Campaign in Missouri October-November, 1861. Ordered to Commerce, Mo., February, 1862 Operations against New Madrid, Mo., and Island No. 10, Mississippi River, February 28-April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 18-22. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Actions at Farmington, Miss., May 3 and 9. Occupation of Corinth and pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, August 26-September 4, thence to Louisville, Ky., September 12-19. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty there till December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro till June. Expedition toward Columbia March 4-14. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25. Post and garrison duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., till July, 1865. Mustered out July 28, 1865.

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BATTERY "H," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.

Attached to Dept. Missouri, to February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dist. Cairo, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of West Tennessee, and Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, Army Tennessee, to July, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, District of Corinth Miss., to November, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, Distict of Corlnth, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 15th Army Corps, to June 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty in Dept. of Missouri till February, 1862. Reconnoissance toward Fort Henry, Tenn., January 31-February 2. Capture of Fort Henry February 6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Expedition to Clarksville and Nashville, Tenn., February 22-March 6. Move to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Occupation of Corinth May 30, and pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. Duty at Corinth till October. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Hatchie River October 5-12. Duty at Corinth till April, 1863. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Rock Cut, near Tuscumbia, Aprll 22. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., May 2-8. King's Creek, near Tupelo, May 5. At Corinth, Moscow and Lagrange till October. March to Pulaski, Tenn., October 30-November 11, and duty there till March, 1864. At Prospect, Tenn., till April. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Sugar Valley May 9. Battle of Resaca May 13-14. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River May 15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. Battles about Dallas May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Mill July 3-4. Chattahoochie River July 5-7. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. Reconnoissance on Cave Springs Road near Rome October 12-13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Ogeechee Canal December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S. C., February 2-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 15-17. Little Cohora Creek, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Mill Creek March 22. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky. Mustered out June 16, 1865.

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Original Battery disbanded January, 1862, having served at St. Louis, Mo. Battery reorganized August, 1862, from Buell's Independent Battery Light Artillery. Attached to Artillery, District of Corinth, Miss., Dept. Tennessee, to November, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, Miss., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1864. District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty at Corinth, Miss., till October, 1862. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Duty at Corinth till April, 1863. Bear Creek December 9, 1862. Raid from Corinth to Tupelo December 13-19. Tallahatchie River January 17, 1863. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Dickson's Station, Lundy's Lane and Great Bear Creek April 17. Rock Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. Expedition from Pocahontas to New Albany and Ripley, Miss., June 12-14. Operations in Northeast Mississippi June 12-22 (Section). Operations in North Mississippi and West Tennessee against Chalmers October 4-17. Salem October 8. Ingraham's Mills near Byhalia October 12. Wyatt's, Tallahatchie River, October 13. Moved to Pulaski, Tenn., October 30-November 12, and duty along Nashville & Decatur Railroad, and at Decatur till April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-22. Demonstrations on Resaca May 5-13. Sugar Valley May 9. Battle of Resaca May 13-14. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River, May 14-15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. Relieved May 22, and ordered to Nashville, Tenn. Garrison duty there till June, 1865. Battle of Nashville December 15-16, 1864 (Reserve). Mustered out June 30, 1865.

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BATTERY "K," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.

Attached to Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Cairo, Ill., February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of West Tennessee, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, Army Tennessee, to July, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, Miss., to November, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, District of Corinth, Miss., 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, District of Jackson, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Artillery, 13th Division, 16th Army Corps, District of Eastern Arkansas, to August, 1863. Artlllery, 3rd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to May, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. Artillery, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty in the Dept. of Missouri till February, 1862. Reconnoissance toward Fort Henry, Tenn., January 31-February 2. Capture of Fort Henry February 6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Expedition to Clarksville and Nashville, Tenn., February 22-March 6. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Occupation of Corinth May 30 and pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 6. Duty at Corinth till October. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Duty at Corinth till January, 1863, and in the District of Jackson, Tenn., till June, 1863. Ordered to Helena, Ark. Repulse of Holmes' attack on Helena July 4. Steele's Expedition against Little Rock, Ark., August 1-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Garrison duty at Little Rock till August, 1865. Operations against Shelby north of the Arkansas River May 13-31, 1864. Mustered out August 4, 1865.

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BATTERY "L," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.

Original Battery on duty at St. Louis, Mo., till January, 1862, when disbanded. Battery reorganized October, 1862, by assignment of Battery "A," Schofield's Light Artillery. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, June, 1863. District of Rolla, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1863. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to January, 1864. District of Central Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to April, 1865. District North Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.-Ordered to join Gen. Herron October 11, 1862. March to Cassville October 11-14. Expedition to Cross Hollows, Ark., over Boston Mountains October 17-24. March to Wilson's Creek November 4-22. Forced march to relief of Gen. Blount December 3-6. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-29. At various points in Missouri till March, 1863. At Lake Springs and Rolla, Mo., till July. Moved to Houston July 14. Scout from Houston to Spring River Mills and skirmish August 6-11. Duty in District of Rolla till December, 1863, and at Springfield, Mo., District of Southwest Missouri, till January, 1864. Operations in Northwest Arkansas January 16-February 15. Duty at Springfield, Mo., till June, and at Warrensburg, Mo., till August. At Springfield till June, 1865. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., and mustered out July 20, 1865.

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BATTERY "M," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.

Attached to Dept. Missouri to March, 1862. Artillery, 5th Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. Artillery Division, Army Mississippi, to June, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division, Army Mississippi, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, Army Mississippi, to November, 1862. Artillery, 7th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Artillery, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Artillery, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to March, 1864. Artillery, Provisional Division, 17th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to June, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to September, 1864. Artillery Reserve, District of West Tennessee, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.-Fremont's Campaign against Springfield, Mo., September 27-November 2, 1861. Duty at Tipton till December and at Otterville till February 7, 1862. Moved to Jefferson City February 7-10, thence to Commerce, Mo. Operations against New Madrid, Mo., February 28-March 15. Point Pleasant March 7. Operations against Island No. 10, Mississippi River, March 15-April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 18-22. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Reconnoissance before Farmington May 13. Tuscumbia Creek May 31-June 1. Osborn's Creek June 4. Expedition to Rienzi June 30-July 1. At Camp Clear Creek till August. March to Tuscumbia, Ala., August 18-22. March to Iuka, Miss., September 8-12. Action near Iuka September 13-14. Battle of Iuka September 19. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Tuscumbia River October 5. Chewalla and Big Hill near Ruckersville and Ripley October 7. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 2, 1862-January 10, 1863. Duty at Memphis till March, 1863. Moved to Helena, Ark., March 1-3. Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Lake Providence, La., April 17-20. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Miss., May 1 (Reserve). Big Black River May 3. Raymond May 12. Jackson May 14. Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River Crossing May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Duty at Vicksburg till February, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Baker's Creek February 5. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort De Russy March 14. Pleasant Hill Landing April 2. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. Pleasant Hill Landing April 13. About Cloutiersville April 22-23. Alexandria May 2-9. Well's and Boyce's Plantations May 6. Bayou Boeuf May 7. Yellow Bayou May 10. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Bayou de Glaze May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 20-June 10. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Tupelo July 14-15. Old Town Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Duty at Memphis and in District of West Tennessee till July, 1865. Mustered out July 25, 1865.

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CAVENDER'S BATTALION LIGHT ARTILLERY.

(See Batteries "D," "H" and "K," 1st Missouri Light Artillery.)

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SCHOFIELD'S BATTERY "A," LIGHT ARTILLERY.

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., July 25, 1862. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to October, 1862. At St. Louis, Mo., till August, 1862. Ordered to Jefferson City, Mo., August 17; thence moved to Rolla, Mo., and duty there till October. Assigned to 1st Missouri Light Artillery as Battery "L," October, 1862, and for further history see that Battery.

UNION MISSOURI VOLUNTEERS.

WALLING'S BATTERY, MISSISSIPPI MARINE BRIGADE.

Organized at Philadelphia, Pa., as Battery "C," Segebarth's Pennsylvania Artillery, September 22 to December 27, 1862. Duty on the Mississippi River and other Western waters and at Vicksburg, Miss., participating in the following Duck River Island April 26, 1863. Beaver Dam Lake, near Austin, May 24; and near Austin May 28. Expedition from Young's Point, La., to Richmond, La., June 14-16. Richmond June 15. Grand Lake June 16. Expedition from Snyder's Bluff to Greenville June 29-30. Goodrich Landing June 30. Bayou Tensas June 30. Expedition from Goodrich Landing to Griffin's Landing, Catfish Point, Miss., October 24-November 10. Fayette November 22. Operations about Natchez, Miss., December 1-10. Rodney December 24. Port Gibson December 26. Grand Gulf January 16, 17, 18, 1864. Lake Village, Ark., February 10. Expedition to Grand Gulf February 15-March 6. Lima Landing February 22. Rodney March 4. Coleman's March 5. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort DeRussy March 14. Ashton May 1. Endorah Church May 9. Greenville May 20 and 27. Leland's Point May 27. Columbia June 2. Worthington's and Sunnyside Landings, Fish Bayou, June 5. Old River Lake (or Lake Chicot) June 6. Sunnyside Landing June 7. Duty at Vicksburg till September. Transferred to 1st Missouri Light Artillery as Battery "E" September 14, 1864 (which see).

The Mississippi Marine Brigade lost during its service 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 161 Enlisted men by disease. Total 178.

Contributed on 2/7/11 by tslundberg
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Submitted: 2/7/11 • Approved: 2/14/14 • Last Updated: 4/17/18 • R24152-G0-S3

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