Organized at Racine and mustered in October 4, 1861. Moved to St. Louis,
Mo., March 15-16, 1862, thence to New Madrid. Mo., March 19-21. Attached to
Artillery Division, Army of Mississippi, to July 1862. Artillery, District of
Columbus, Ky., Dept. of the Tennessee, to November 1862. Artillery, District
of Columbus, Ky., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December
1862. Artillery, District of Jackson, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to March. 1863.
Artillery, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to July 1863. 4th Brigade, District of
Memphis, Tenn., 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January 1864. Artillery, District
of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to June 1864. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division.
Sturgis' Expedition, June 1864. 2nd Brigade, Memphis, Tenn., District of West
Tennessee, to September, 1864. Unattached, District of Memphis, to December
1864. Unattached, Artillery Reserve, District of West Tennessee, to July 1865.
SERVICE.--Duty in the fortifications of New Madrid, Mo., and Island No. 10,
Missouri, until June, 1862. Ordered to Union City, Tenn., June 13. Assigned
to duty as railroad guard on Mobile & Ohio Railroad at Trenton and Humboldt,
Tenn., until December. Action at Trenton and Humboldt December 20
(Detachments). Operations against Forest in West Tennessee December 18,
1862, to January 3, 1863. Action at Parker's Cross Roads December 30, 1862.
Engagement at Red Mound or Parker's Cross Roads December 31. Moved to
Jackson, Tenn., and duty there until June, 1863. At Corinth, Miss., until
July 1. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., and garrison duty there until July, 1865.
Sturgis' Expedition to Guntown, Miss., June 1-13, 1864. Battle of Brice's or
Tishamingo Creek, near Guntown, June 10. Repulse of Forest's attack on Memphis
August 21, 1864. Mustered out July 6 and honorably discharged July20, 1865.
Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 9 Enlisted men killed and mortally
wounded and 19 Enlisted men by disease. Total 29.
Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion"
by Frederick H. Dyer