Baltimore Battery of Light Artillery Records, 1862-1865, MS 176

Baltimore Battery of Light Artillery Records, 1862-1865
Maryland Historical Society

 
  

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Baltimore Battery of Light Artillery Records, 1862-1865
Maryland Historical Society

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Descriptive Summary

Baltimore Battery of Light Artillery Records, 1862-1865

MS 176

Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore MD 21201-4674



Chronology

 

Chronology of the BALTIMORE BATTERY OF LIGHT ARTILLERY

Organized in Baltimore: 14-15 August 1862

Mustered into Federal service: 18 August 1862

Service in Defences of Baltimore: August - September 1862

Attached to Kenly's Maryland Brigade

Service in Defences of Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department

Stationed at Williamsport, Md.: September - December 1862

Stationed at Maryland Heights: December 1862 - March 1863

Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps

Stationed at Berryville, Va.: March - June 1863

Attached to French's Division, 8th Army Corps: June - July 1863

Skirmish at Berryville, 13 June

Skirmish at Opequan Creek, 13 June

Retreat to Winchester, 13-15 June

Battle of Winchester, 15 June (nearly half of the Battery captured)

Service in the Defences of Baltimore: July - October 1863

Battery reorganized - 2/3 of men captured at Winchester exchanged and returned to duty

Defences of Baltimore redesignated:

3rd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps: October - December 1863

Artillery Reserve, 8th Corps: December 1863 - March 1864 included: 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, Battery H

Batteries A and B, Maryland Junior Artillery (until January)

Battery D, Maryland Artillery (Vols.)

Attached to 3rd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps: March - July 1864

Operations in the Shenandoah Valley: June - July 1864

Skirmish at Middletown, 7 July

Skirmish at Solomon's Gap, 7 July

Skirmish at Catoctin Mountain, 7 July

Skirmish at Frederick, 7-8 July

Battle of Monocacy, 9 July

Pursuit: until 30 July

Attached to the Reserve Division, Department of West Virginia

Service in the defences of Harper's Ferry: July 1864 - January 1865

Ordered to the Light Artillery Camp (Camp Barry), 22nd Army Corps

Service in the defences of Washington, D.C.: January - June 1865

Men mustered out and the battery disbanded: 17 June 1865



Container List

 

BOX 1

Enlistment Certificates (A-Z), Enlistment Certificates

August 1862 1862-63

 

 

 

Enlistment Certificates

1864-65

 

 

 

Record of Enlistments

1862

 

 

 

Roll Books

1862, 1863

 

 

 

Muster In Rolls

1862-65

 

 

 

Muster Out Rolls

1862-65

 

 

 

Recruiting Party Reports

January - February 1864

 

 

 

Quarterly Returns of Men Joined

October 1863- March 1865

 

 

 

Quarterly Returns of Deceased Soldiers

October 1862- March 1865

 

 

 

Annual Casualty Reports

1862-64

 

 

 

Monthly Returns (Present for duty)

1862-65

 

 

 

Tri-Monthly Reports

February - June 1864

 

 

 

Monthly Lists of Deserters

August 1862-June 1863

 

 

 

January-June 1864

 

 

 

August 1864

 

 

 

October-December 1864

 

 

 

January-February 1865

 

 

 

May 1865

 

 

 

Semi-Weekly Reports

 

 

Light Artillery

 

 

 

3rd Separate Brigade

 

 

 

8th Army Corps

October-December 1863

 

 

 

 

Monthly Returns (Present for duty)

 

 

Artillery Reserve

 

 

 

8th Army Corps

December 1863, January-February 1864

 

 

 

 

Semi-Weekly Reports

 

 

Artillery Reserve

 

 

 

8th Army Corps

December 1863-January 1864

 

 

 

 

Semi-Weekly Reports

 

 

Artillery Reserve

 

 

 

8th Army Coprs

February-March 1864

 

 

 

 

BOX 2

Monthly Return and Tri-Monthly

 

 

Reports, 3rd Pennsylvania

 

 

 

Heavy Artillery,

 

 

 

Battery H

February-March 1864

 

 

 

 

Tri-Monthly Reports

 

 

Battery D, Maryland

 

 

 

Artillery (Volunteers)

March 1864

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous Reports

 

 

Report of Camp and Garrison Equipment

March 1864

 

 

 

 

Report of Means and Transportation

June 1864

 

 

 

Reports for the Army Register

January 1864, January 1865

 

 

 

Commissary and Quartermaster Supply Book

n.d.

 

 

 

Letter and Requisition Book

1863

 

 

 

Letter and Requisition Book

 

 

Requisitions (pp. 2-124)

January 1864-June 1865

 

 

 

Letters (pp. 329-60)

January-October 1864

 

 

 

Court martials (pp. 322-28)

1862-65

 

 

 

 

Commissary and Quartermaster Invoice and Receipt Book

August-November 1865

 

 

 

 

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