1st Light Artillery

Pennsylvania Volunteers

Battery H



Organized at Philadelphia August 5, 1861, and ordered to Washington, D.C.
Attached to Defences of Washington to October, 1861. Buell's Division, Army Potomac, March, 1862.
Artillery, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to July, 1862.
Reserve Artillery, 4th Army Corps, Yorktown, Va., to June, 1863.
Camp Barry, Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864.
1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Corps, to June, 1865.


Duty in the Defences of Washington, D.C., till March, 1862.
Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15.
Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula.
Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4.
Battle of Williamsburg May 5.
Battle of Fair Oaks (Seven Pines) May 31-June 1.
Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1.
Bottom's Bridge June 28-29.
Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1.
At Harrison's Landing till August 16.
Moved to Yorktown, Va., and duty there till June, 1863.
Ordered to Washington, D.C., arriving July 1, and march to Gettysburg July 1-4.
Return to Washington, and duty at Camp Barry till May, 1864.
Garrison duty at Fort Whipple till December, and at Fort Marcy till February, 1865.
Outpost duty at Edward's Ferry, Md., till June.
Mustered out June 27, 1865.


Lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and
1 Officer and 18 Enlisted men by disease.
Total 20.

Source:  Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Compiled and Arranged from Official Records of the Federal and Confederate Armies, Reports of he Adjutant Generals of the Several States, the Army Registers, and Other Reliable Documents and Sources.Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Company, 1908







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