1st Massachusetts Regiment Cavalry
Organized at Camp Brigham, Reedville
, and duty there till December 25, 1861.
Companies “A,” “B,” “C” and “D” left State for Annapolis, Md.
, December 25, 1861; thence moved to Hilton Head, S. C.
, February, 1862, and join Regiment.
Second Battalion left State for New York December 27, and Third Battalion December 29 for same point; thence sailed for Hilton Head, S. C.
, January 13, arriving January 20, 1862.
Attached to Department of the South to April, 1862.
3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the South, to August, 1862.
Companies “A” to “H” moved to Fort Monroe
August 19, 1862; thence to Washington, D. C.
, and join Pleasanton
's Cavalry, Army of the Potomac, at Tenallytown
, September 3.
Attached to Pleasanton
's Cavalry, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862.
's Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1863.
1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1865.
（4 new Companies, “I,” “K,” “L,” “M,” organized December 5, 1863, to January 14, 1864.)
's Command, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1865.
Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.
Duty at Hilton Head, S. C.
, till May, 1862.
Moved to Edisto Island, S. C.
, May (Cos.
“E” to “M” ).
Operations on James Island, S. C.
, June 1-28.
Action James Island June 8.
Battle of Secessionville
June 16 (Co.
Evacuation of James Island
and movement to Hilton Head
June 28-July 7.
, September 4-5.
Sugar Loaf Mountain
Battle of Antietam
Shepherdstown, W. Va.
, September 19.
, Shephardstown and Smithfield
4 Companies with 5th Corps October 30-November 25.
4 Companies near Hagerstown, Md.
, till November 16, thence moved to Washington
November 16-25, and duty there refitting till December 13.
Bloom-field November 2-3.
Snicker's Gap November
Markham Station November 4.
Manassas Gap November 5-6.
Reconnoissance to Grove Church December 1.
Battle of Fredericksburg
, December 12-15.
Reconnoissance toward Warrenton
Expedition to Richard's and Ellis' Fords December 29-30.
Reconnissance to Catlett
's and Rappahannock Station January 8-10, 1863.
, Catlett's Station, January 9.
Near Grove Church January 9.
Destruction of Rappahannock Bridge February 5.
Hartwood Church February 25.
's Raid, April 29-May 6.
Rapidan Station May 1.
, Brandy Station
Battle of Gettysburg
, July 2-3.
Emmettsburg July 4.
Near Harper's Ferry
, W. Va
., July 14.
Old Antietam Forge, near Leitersburg
, July 10.
Jones' Cross Roads July 12.
Scout to Hazel River
Welford's Ford August 9.
Scout to Barbee's Cross Roads August 24.
Scout to Middleburg
Advance from the Rappahannock
to the Rapidan
Culpeper C. H. September 13.
Rapidan Station September 13-14-15.
(or White Sulphur Springs
) October 12.
Picket near Warrenton
till November 22.
Mine Run Campaign
November 26-December 2.
New Hope Church November 27.
Scout and picket duty at Warrenton
till April 21, 1864.
's Raid on Richmond
February 28-March 4.
Fortifications of Richmond
(Cos. “C,” “D” at Headquarters Army of the Potomac, April, 1864, to muster out.) Rapidan Campaign May-June.
Corbin's Bridge, Spottsylvania
, May 8.
Davenport Ford May 9.
's Raid to James River
North Anna River
Ground Squirrel Church, Ashland
and Yellow Tavern
Brooks' Church, or Richmond Fortifications, May 12.
Line of the Pamunkey
Cold Harbor May 31-June 1.
About Cold Harbor June 1-7.
Sumner's Upper Bridge June 2.
's Trevillian Raid June 7-24.
Trevillian Station June 11-12.
, or Mallory's Cross Roads, June 12.
, or Tunstall Station
, and White House
, or St. Peter's Church, June 21.
St. Mary's Church June 24.
Camp at Prince George Court House June 27-July 13.
Weldon Railroad and Warwick Swamp
At Lee's Mills till July 26.
Demonstration on north side of James River
Lee's Mills July 30.
Scouting duty till August 14.
Demonstration north of James River
Strawberry Plains August 14-18.
Charles City Cross Roads August 18.
Weldon Railroad August 19-21.
Dinwiddie Road, near Ream's Station, August 23.
Ream's Station August 25.
Jerusalem Plank Road September 16.
Belcher's Mills September 17.
Poplar Grove Church September 29-October 2.
Davis' Farm September 30.
Arthur's Swamp September 30-October 1.
Vaughan Road October 1.
(Old members left front for Massachusetts
October 25, 1864.)
Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run
, October 27-28.
At McCann's Station till November 18.
Reconnoissance toward Stony Creek
At Westbrook House till December 1.
Stony Creek Station
Bellefield Raid December 7-12.
Bellefield December 9-10.
At Westbrook House till March 17, 1865.
Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run
, February 5-7.
Provost duty at City Point
till April 2.
Fall of Petersburg
Provost duty till May 27.
Duty in the Defenses of Washington till June 26.
Mustered out June 29, 1865, and discharged at Readville, Mass., July 24, 1865.
3rd Battalion.--(Cos. “I,” “K,” “L” and “M.” ) Duty in District of Beaufort, S. C., till August, 1862.
Action at Pocotaligo, S. C.
, May 22, 1862 (Detachment).
Patrol and guard duty and picketing