, and was the first battery sent forward for three years service.
It passed the year 1861 and to April, 1862, in garrison at Baltimore, Md., being engaged from time to time in many marches into Maryland and Virginia; then it left for Louisiana as part of General Butler's command, assigned to General Williams's brigade, and encamped at Baton Rouge, La., until it engaged in the Vicksburg expedition of June–July, 1862, returning to Baton Rouge for the engagement of August 5.
During December of 1862, General Banks having succeeded to the command of the Department of the Gulf, the battery was assigned to General Grover, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, and was in winter quarters at Baton Rouge until March, 1863, when it joined the expedition against Port Hudson, and later, after its return from the Teche expedition April–May, 1863, it went again to Port Hudson and was engaged in the siege operations there until the surrender.
Another expedition into Louisiana with several engagements took
1) Capt. Max Eppendorff.
（2) Capt. George D. Allen.
（3) Capt. Charles A. Phillips, Bvt. Maj., U. S. Vols.
Number on rolls,14324338
Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in battery,–77
Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within battery,–––
Actual total of members of battery,14317331
Killed and died of wounds,11516
Died by accident and disease,–1111
Died in Confederate prison.–––
Casualties by Engagements.
June 27, Gaines' Mill, Va.,–22
Dec. 13, Fredericksburg, Va.,–11
July 3, Gettysburg, Pa.,–55
May 12, Spotsylvania, Va.,–11
June 2-3, Bethesda Church, Va.,–22
June 8, Cold Harbor, Va.,–33
June 18, Petersburg, Va.,112
Active also at Yorktown (Howard's Mills), Va., April 2, 1864; Malvern Hill, Va., 2 wounded; Manassas, Va., one wounded, serving with the 4th R. I.; Wilderness, Va.; Fall of Petersburg, Va., 4 wounded.
Present, not active at H