May 25, North Anna, Va.,–11
June 18, Avery House, Va.,–22
Active also at Totopotomoy, Va.; Weldon Railroad, Aug. 18, 19 and 21, 1864, 1 wounded; Petersburg, April 1 and 2, 1865.
Present at Mine Run, Va.; Wilderness, 1 wounded; Spotsylvania, Bethesda Church, Va.; Peeble's Farm, Sept. 30, 1864; Hatcher's Run, Oct. 27, 1864, and during part of the Appomattox campaign.
The 9th Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery, was recruited in the summer of 1862 and mustered into the United States service on the 10th of August, the men being mostly from Boston and the neighboring towns.
It left the State Sept. 3, 1862, and spent the winter of 1862 and 1863 near Washington, being in camp at Capitol Hill, D. C., until September 22, then occupying Camp Chase and Camp Barry, Va. From Nov. 19, 1862, to March 29, 1863, it was encamped at Fort Ramsay, moving to Centerville April 17 where it remained until June 25.
It had no active service under its original captain, Achille De Vecchi,