Fifteenth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery.
Capt. Timothy Pearson
|Number on rolls,||7||338||345|
|Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in battery,||–||2||2|
|Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within battery,||–||–||–|
|Actual total of members of battery,||7||336||343|
|Killed and died of wounds,||–||–||–|
|Died by accident and disease,||–||26||26|
|Died in Confederate prison,||–||–||–|
Engaged at Fort Blakely, Ala.
, April 2-9, 1865.
The 15th Battery was recruited partly in Lowell
and partly at Fort Warren
, Boston Harbor
, mustered into the service of the United States
Feb. 17, 1863, and left Boston
It reached New Orleans., La.
, April 9, and went into camp there, spending a week at Brashear City
in May, being at this time under command of Lieut. J. W. Kirk
On June 3 it was stationed at two small forts in Louisiana
, and on December 29 it moved to Lakeport, La.
, and engaged in an expedition to Madisonville, La.
, from Jan. 2 to Feb. 15, 1864; removing to New Orleans, February 20, it remained encamped in the vicinity until October 17, when it moved to White River, Ark.
; it was stationed at Duvall's Bluff for a time, going to Memphis, Tenn.
, November 27, where it remained until the close of the year.
In February, 1865, the battery joined the 2d Division, 13th Army Corps, in Florida
, and on April 2 took up its position before Fort Blakely, Ala.
, and engaged in the siege and capture, on April 9, being under command of Lieut. Albert Rouse
Returning to Mobile
, it encamped at Fort Gaines
until July 20, when it set out on its return to Massachusttts, reaching Readville August 1, and was mustered out Aug. 4, 1865.