Battery D, 5th U.S. Arty Regt Campaign History

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Battery "D"
(West Point Battery)
5th United States Artillery Regiment (Regulars)

Battle Participation

Battery D, 5th US Artillery Battle Flag (26KB)Original battle flag of Battery D, 5th U.S. Artillery Regiment.
(West Point Military Museum)

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Duty in the Defenses of Washington (until Mar 1862)
Rockville Expedition (10 Jun - 7 Jul 1861)
Advance on Manassas, VA (16 - 21 Jul 1861)
First Bull Run (21 Jul 1861)
Lewinsville, VA (11 Sep 1861)
Reconnaissance to Lewinsville (25 Sep 1861)
Edward’s Ferry (22 Oct 1861)
Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula (Mar 1862)
Howard’s Mill (4 Apr 1862)
Warwick Road (5 Apr 1862)
Siege of Yorktown (5 Apr - 4 May 1862)
Hanover Court House (27 May 1862)
Operations about Hanover Court House (27 - 29 May 1862)
Seven days before Richmond (25 Jun - 1 Jul 1862)
Mechanicsburg (26 Jun 1862)
Gaines Mill (27 Jun 1862)
Turkey Bridge (30 Jun 1862)
Malvern Hill (1 Jul 1862)
At Harrison’s Landing (til Aug 16 1862)
Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria
(16 - 23 Aug 1862)
Maryland Campaign (6 - 22 Sep 1862)
Battle of Antietem (16 - 17 Sep 1862)
Shepherdstown Ford (19 Sep 1862)
Reconnaissance to Smithfield, W. VA (16 - 17 Oct 1862)
Kearneysville and Shepherdstown (16 - 17 Oct 1862)
Battle of Fredericksburg, VA (12 - 15 Dec 1862)
Expedition from Potomac Creek to Richards and Ellis Fords, Rappahannock River (29 - 30 Dec 1862)
Chancellorsville Campaign (27 Apr - 6 May 1863)
Battle of Chancellorsville (1 - 5 May 1863)
Gettysburg (Pa) Campaign (11 Jun - 24 Jul 1863)
Battle of Gettysburg (1 - 3 Jul 1863)
Bristoe Campaign (9 - 22 Oct 1863)
Advance to line of the Rappahannock (7 - 8 Nov 1863)
Rappahannock Station (7 Nov 1863)
Mine Run Campaign (26 Nov - 2 Dec 1863)
At Camp Berry, Washington, D.C. (til Mar 1864)
Rapidan Campaign (4 May - 12 Jun 1864)
Battles of the Wilderness (5 - 7 May 1864)
Spottsylvania Court House (8 - 21 May 1864)
North Anna River (22 - 26 May 1864)
On The of the Pamunkey (26 - 28 May 1864)
Totopotomoy (28 - 31 May 1864)
Cold Harbor (1 - 12 Jun 1864)
Bethesda Church (1 - 3 Jun 1864)
Siege of Petersburg (16 Jun 1864 to 2 Apr 1865)
Weldon Railroad (18 - 21 Aug 1864)
Appomattox Campaign ( 28 Mar - 9 Apr 1865)
Junction of Quaker and Boydton Roads and Lewis’ Farm (29 Mar)
White Oak Road (31 Mar 1865)
Battle of Five Forks (1 Apr 1865)
Appomattox Court House (9 Apr 1865)
Surrender of Lee and his army
Moved to Washington, D.C. (May)
Grand Review (23 May)

Duty at Washington, D. C.

Reference. The Civil War Sites Advisory Commission (CWSAC), National Park Service, Heritage Preservation Services - Web site.  Dyer's Compenduim - Morningside reprint 1978.

Compiled and Edited by: Lisa Van Goethem, David Stanley, and Tom Prisk.

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