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1st Pennsylvania Artillery


Recruited in Lawrence County


Organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861. Moved to Washington, D. C, August, 1861. Attached to McCall's Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. Artillery, McCall's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to August, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 1st Army Corps, to March, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, to March, 1865. Artillery Reserve, Army Potomac, to June, 1865.


At Camp Berry, Washington, D.C., till August 14, 1861, and at Tennallytown, Md., till September.
At Great Falls, Md., September to December temporarily transferred to Banks' Division, December 25.
Duty at Seneca Falls and Edward's Ferry till January 9, 1862, when rejoined McCall's Division, and at Camp Pierpont near Langley till March, 1862.
Advance on Manassas March 10-15.
McDowell's advance on Falmouth April 9-19.
Duty at Falmouth and Fredericksburg till June.
Moved to the Peninsula June 13, and Joined Division at Mechanicsville June 30.
Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1.
Beaver Dam Creek or Mechanicsville June 26.
Gaines' Mill June 27.
Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30.
Malvern Hill July 1.
At Harrison's Landing till August 15.
Movement to Join Pope August 15-26.
Battles of Gainesville August 28.
Groveton August 29.
Bull Run August 30.
Chantilly September 1 (Reserve).
Maryland Campaign September.
Battles of South Mountain September 14 and Antietam September 16-17.
Movement to Falmouth, Va., October-November.
Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15.
"Mud March" January 20-24, 1863.
At Belle Plains till April.
Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6.
Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2.
Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30.
Chancellorsville May 2-5.
Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24.
Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3.
Duty on the Rappahannock till September 10.
Bristoe Campaign October 9-22.
Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8.
Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2.
Near Kelly's Ford till April, 1864.
Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12.
Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania C. H. May 8-21;
North Anna River May 23-26.
Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28.
Cold Harbor June 1-12.
Before Petersburg June 16-18.
Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
Weldon Railroad August 18-21, 1864.
In trenches before Petersburg till April, 1865.
Fort Stedman March 25, 1865.
Fall of Petersburg April 2.
Ordered to City Point April 3.
Moved to Washington, D.C., May.
Grand Review May 23.
Mustered out June 9, 1865.


Battery lost during service 2 Officers and 19 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 17 Enlisted men by disease. Total 38.