Battles and Engagements

(Source: Richard H. Dyer's Compendium of the War of the Rebellion)

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Year

Date

Battles, Engagements, or Other Service

1861

 

September 11, 1861 - March 1862

Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C. Based first at Kalorama Heights in D.C. and then at Camp Jameson, located on the farm of the Honorable George Mason near Alexandria, Virginia

1862

March 16-18

 Moved to Fort Monroe on the Virginia Peninsula

 

April 5-May 4

Siege of Yorktown

 

May 5

Battle of Williamsburg

 

May 31-June 1

Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines

 

June 25-July 1

Seven days before Richmond

 

June 25

Battle of Oak Grove

 

June 30

Battles of Charles City Cross Roads

 

July 1

Battle of Malvern Hill

 

July-August 16

At Harrison's Landing, Va

 

August 16-26

Movement to Centreville

 

August 26-September 2

Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia

 

August 27

Bristoe Station or Kettle Run, Buckland's Bridge, Broad Run

 

August 29

Battle of Groveton

 

August 30

Battle of Bull Run

 

September 1

Chantilly

 

September - October 11

Guard duty on the fords from Monocacy River to Conrad's Ferry

 

October 11 - November 19

March up the Potomac to Leesburg, thence to Falmouth, Va

 

December 12-15

Battle of Fredericksburg

1863

 

Burnside's 2nd Campaign

 

January 20-24

"Mud March" to Falmouth, Va

 

January 24 - April

Winter Camp, Falmouth, Va

 

April 27 - May 6

Chancellorsville Campaign

 

May 1-5

Battle of Chancellorsvile

 

June 11 - July 24

Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign

 

July 1-3

Battle of Gettysburg

 

July 5-24

Pursuit of General Robert E. Lee and the Army of Norther Virginia back to Virginia

 

July 23

Wapping Heights

 

July - October

Duty on line of the Rappahannock

 

October 9-22

Bristoe Campaign

 

October 13-14

Auburn and Bristoe

 

November 7-8

Advance to line of the Rappahannock River

 

November 7

Kelly's Ford

 

November 26 -December 2

Mine Run Campaign

1864

 

Grant's Overland Campaign (Army of the Potomac)

 

February 6-7

Demonstration on the Rapidan River

 

May 4-June 12

Rapidan Campaign

 

May 5-7

Battle of the Wilderness

 

May 8

Laurel Hill

 

May 8-12

Spottsylvania

 

May 10

Po River

 

May 12-21

Spottsylvania Court House

 

May 12

Assault on the Salient at Spottsylvania

 

May 19

Harris Farm, Fredericksburg Road

 

May 23-26

North Anna River

 

26-28

On line of the Pamunkey River

 

May 28-31

Totopotomoy River

 

June 1-12

Battle of Cold Harbor

 

June 16-18

Before Petersburg

 

June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865

Siege of Petersburg

 

June 22-23

Jerusalem Plank Road

 

July 27-29

Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom

 

July 27-28

Deep Bottom

 

July 30

Battle of the Crater (Mine Explosion) (Reserve)

 

August 13-20

Demonstration on north side of the James River at Deep Bottom

 

August 14-18

Strawberry Plains

 

September 29-October 2

Poplar Springs Church

 

October 27-28

Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run

 

December 7-12

General Gouvernor Warren's expedition to Hicksford. Dabney's Mills

1865

February 5-7

Hatcher's Run

 

March 25

Watkins' House, Petersburg

 

March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

 

March 31

Crow's House

 

April 2

Fall of Petersburg

 

April 6

Battle of Sailor's Creek

 

April 7

High Bridge, Farmville

 

April 9

Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia

 

April - May

Burkesville, Va

 

May 2-12

March to Washington, D.C

 

May 23

Grand Review (2-day Presidential review of the Army of the Potomac)

 

May - July

Duty at Alexandria, Va

 

July 11

Mustered out at Alexandria

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