Battles and Engagements

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




Battles, Engagements, or Other Service



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


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



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



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



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



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



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


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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