The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Second Brigade, First Division

First Lieutenant J M Wilson, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E

First Lieutenant J M Wilson, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E

Second United States Artillery, Light Company E

Arrived at Washington, D. C., 1 February, 1861

CAPTAIN J H CARLISLE, Second United States Artillery
Captain J H Carlisle, 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, was stationed at Willard's Hotel, on  Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., on 21 February, 1861.

Section: Second LT. J M WILSON
Brevet Second Lieutenant J M Wilson, United States Ordnance Department, was assigned to the 1st United States Artillery by General Orders No.7, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 March, 1861, dated 14 January, 1861, and was appointed second lieutenant, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, by General Orders No.8, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 28 January, 1861. Second Lieutenant J M Wilson, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Artillery, Company C, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Two 13 pounder James rifles

Section: BREVET SECOND LT. W D FULLER
Cadet W D Fuller was appointed brevet second lieutenant, 3rd United States Artillery, by General Orders No.41, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 July, 1861, dated on 24 June, 1861, and second lieutenant, 3rd United States Artillery, Company H, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 24 June, 1861.
12 pounder field howitzer, M1841 & 6 pounder smoothbore, M1841
Section: Brevet SECOND LT. S C LYFORD, JR.
Cadet S C Lyford, Jr., was appointed brevet second lieutenant, 1st United States Dragoons, by General Orders No.41, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 July, 1861, dated on 24 June, 1861, and second lieutenant, 1st United States Dragoons, Company K, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 24 June, 1861.

12 pounder field howitzer, M1841 & 6 pounder smoothbore, M1841

Statement of artillery lost: Two 13 pounder James rifles, 12 pounder field howitzer, M1841, & 6 pounder smoothbore, M1841

Seizure of Augusta Arsenal, 24 January, 1861

Brigadier General R Y Harris, First Brigade, Second Division, Georgia Militia

The Augusta Independent Volunteer Battalion and detachments of the Georgia Militia and South Carolina Militia, under the command of Brigadier General R Y Harris, First Brigade (Richmond County), Second Division, Georgia Militia, were ordered to seize the Augusta Arsenal, in the vicinity of Sand Hills, three miles above Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, in the morning on 24 January, 1861.

Seizure of Augusta Arsenal, in the vicinity of Sand Hills, three miles above Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 24 January, 1861: Captain A Elzey, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, surrendered Augusta Arsenal, in the vicinity of Sand Hills, three miles above Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, at 10 AM on 24 January, 1861.

Organisation of Augusta Independent Volunteer Battalion, 24 January, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel A Cumming; Clinch Rifles (80), Captain C A Pratt; Irish Volunteers, Captain J H Hull; Montgomery Guards, Captain J F Cleveland; Washington Artillery, Captain I P Girardey; Oglethorpe Infantry, Captain J O Clarke; Richmond Hussars, Captain T P Stovall

Note: Captain A Cumming, 10th United States Infantry, Company G, resigned on 19 January, 1861, and was appointed lieutenant colonel, Augusta Independent Volunteer Battalion, at the Clinch Rifles' Drll Room, Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, in the evening on 19 January, 1861, dated 21 January, 1861.

Troops stationed at Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 24 January, 1861: Detachment of Burke (County) Sharpshooters (20), Captain W R Holmes; 122nd District (First Ward) Company (75), Georgia Militia, Captain H L Leon; 600th District (Fourth Ward) Company (80), Georgia Militia, Captain W Davis; detachment of 120th District (Second Ward) Company, Georgia Militia, Captain J A Dortic; Minutemen, Company A, Captain S H Crump; Minutemen, Company B, Captain E J Walker; San Hills Home Guards, Captain E Starnes; Piney Woods Rangers or Richmond Mounted Riflemen, Captain D Kirkpatrick; detachment of Greene County Volunteers

Note: The Piney Woods Rangers or Richmond Mounted Riflemen, under the command of Captain D Kirkpatrick, arrived at Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, on 23 January, 1861, and a company of Edgefield District, South Carolina, was stationed at Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, on 24 January, 1861.

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"Yesterday, at half-past two o'clock, the U. S. troops, under command of Captain Elzey, left this place for New York via Savannah."

The Augusta Republic, 2 February, 1861 - The last Federal troops leaving the soil of Georgia

"The following is a list of the companies at present in the city, with their numbers and places where quartered: Company A, Second Artillery, ninety-one men, under command of Captain Barry, is quartered at the arsenal. Company I, First Artillery, ninety-two men, under command of Lieutenant Fry, is quartered at the corner of Eighteenth and G streets. The detachment of Dragoons, acting as light infantry, seventy-two men, commanded by Lieutenant Griffin, is stationed near City Hall. Company H, Second Artillery, seventy-eight men, Colonel Brooks in command, is quartered on seventeenth street, opposite the War Department. Company D, First Artillery, fifty-four men, under command of Major Haskins, is quartered on B street north, near First street east. Company K, Second Artillery, seventy-eight men, is quartered on E street, near Sixth. Company E, Second Artillery, ninety-two men, under command of Captain Elzey, is quartered in south wing of the Treasury building. The detachment of Dragoons, from Carlisle barracks, forty-two men, under Lieutenant Holliday, is quartered in Burch's stable, at the corner of Fourteenth and D streets. The corps of sappers andd miners, from West Point, sixty-four men, under Lieutenant Duane, are at the Columbian Armory. Companies A, of the Second, I, of the First, and the detachment of dragoons from West Point, are accompanied by light batteries. The remainder are all acting as infantry, with the exception of the dragoons from Carlisle."

The National Republican, 9 February, 1861 - United States troops now in the city

"The company was allowed to pass unmolested; and when they reached here, the facts of the case were laid before the Secretary of War, who ordered Captain E. to be transferred to a fort in the Northern States, and Captain Carlisle was placed in command of company E."

The National Republican, 28 February, 1861 - A true patriot

The American almanac and repository of useful knowledge for the year 1861, by Crosby, Nicholas, Lee and company

Biographical register of officers and graduates of the United States Military Academy, at West Point, N.Y., from its establishment, 16 March, 1802, to the Army reorganisation of 1866-67, by Bvt. Major General George W Cullum, Colonel, Corps of Enginers, U. S. Army

General orders of the War Department, embracing the years 1861, 1862 & 1863: Adapted specially for the use of the Army and navy of the United States; Chronologically arranged in two volumes wit a full alphabetical index, Volume 1, by Thomas M. O'Brien and Oliver Diefendorf

Notes

The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, under the command of Captain A Elzey, was stationed at Augusta Arsenal, Richmond County, Georgia, on 23 January, 1861.

Seizure of Charleston Arsenal, in the vicinity of the intersection of Ashley Avenue & Mill Street, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, 30 December, 1860: The Cadet Riflemen and the Palmetto Guards, 17th South Carolina Militia, and a detachment of the City Police, under the command of Colonel J Cunningham, were ordered to seize the Charleston Arsenal, at the junction of Ashley Avenue and Mill Street, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 28 December, 1860, and Military Store Keeper F C Humphreys, United States Ordnance Department, surrendered at 1.30 PM on 30 December, 1860. (See the 1st South Carolina Infantry)

Note: A detachment of the United States Ordnance Department, under the command of Military Store Keeper F C Humphreys, United States Ordnance Department, was stationed at Charleston Arsenal, in the vicinity of the intersection of Ashley Avenue and Mill Street, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 3 January, 1861, and arrived at Augusta Arsenal, in the vicinity of Sand Hills, three miles above Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, in the evening on 10 January, 1861. Military Store Keeper F C Humphreys, United States Ordnance Department, resigned at St Augustine, St. John's County, Florida, on 15 April, 1861.

Surrendered at Augusta Arsenal, in the vicinity of Sand Hills, three miles north of Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 24 January, 1861: Captain A Elzey, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, surrendered Augusta Arsenal, in the vicinity of Sand Hills, three miles north of Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, at 10 AM on 24 January, 1861.

Note: Military Store Keeper J M Galt, United States Ordnance Department, was stationed at Augusta Arsenal, near Sand Hills, three miles above Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, on 23 January, 1861, and resigned on 28 February, 1861.

Augusta Arsenal, in the vicinity of Sand Hills, three miles above Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, to New York City, New York County, New York, 1-5 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Augusta to New York City, New York County, New York, at 2.30 PM on 1 February, 1861, and arrived via Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, in the evening on 5 February, 1861.

New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 6-7 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, acting as infantry, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 6 February, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, in the morning on 7 February, 1861.

South wing of the Treasury building, on Fifteenth Street, Washington, D. C., 9 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was stationed at the south wing of the Treasury building, on Fifteenth Street, Washington, D. C., on 9 February, 1861.

Note: Captain A Elzey, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was assigned to the 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Comfort Point, Hampton, Virginia, by Special Orders No.49, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 16 February, 1861, and Captain J H Carlisle, 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, was assigned to command the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, at Washington, D. C., on 21 February, 1861.

Columbia Armory, on the corner of Sixth Street & Maine Avenue, Washington, D. C., 10 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, under the command of Captain J H Carlisle, was stationed at the Columbia Armory, on the corner of Sixth Street and Maine Avenue, Washington, D. C., on 10 April, 1861.

Special Orders No.119, Headquarters, Troops in Washington, D. C., 11 April, 1861: A detachment of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was assigned to guard the President's or White House, on Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., between 9 PM and 6 AM by Special Orders No.119, Headquarters, Troops in Washington, D. C., on 11 April, 1861.

Columbia Armory, on the corner of Sixth Street & Maine Avenue, to Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., 24 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to the vicinity of the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., by Special Orders No.22, Headquarters, Department of Washington, Washington, D. C., on 24 April, 1861.

Note: Captain A Elzey, 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, resigned at Fort Monroe, Old Comfort Point, Hampton, Virginia, on 17 April, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861, and was appointed colonel, 1st Maryland Infantry, on 17 June, 1861 (See the 1st Maryland Infantry).

West Point Military Academy, Orange County, New York, 24 June, 1861: Cadets W D Fuller and S C Lyford, Jr., arrived at Washington, D. C., on 24 June, 1861, and were appointed brevet second lieutenants, 3rd United States Artillery and 1st United States Dragoons, respectively, by General Orders No.41, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 July, 1861, dated on 24 June, 1861.

General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 8 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was assigned to the Second Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, under the command of Brigadier General R C Schenck, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was stationed at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 12 July, 1861.

Disposition of the Second Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, 15 July, 1861: Headquarters, Second Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, Brigadier General R C Schenck, United States Army, Riley's or Upton's Hill, one mile east of W Taylor's Tavern, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, Fairfax County, Virginia; 1st Ohio Infantry, Colonel A McD McCook, Riley's or Upton's Hill, one mile east of W Taylor's Tavern, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, Fairfax County, Virginia; 2nd Ohio Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel R Mason, Riley's or Upton's Hill, one mile east of W Taylor's Tavern, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, Fairfax County, Virginia; 2nd New York State Militia, Colonel G W B Tompkins, Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, Captain J H Carlisle, Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia

Advance to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 16-18 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to proceed by the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike to Vienna, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2 PM on 16 July, 1861, and arrived via Old Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening the same day. Light Company E was ordered to Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 5.30 AM on 17 July, 1861, and arrived via Flint Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 1 PM the same day. The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 17 July, 1861, and arrived three miles west of Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening the same day. Light Company E was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 7 AM on 18 July, 1861, and arrived south of the Warrenton Turnpike, one and half miles west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning the same day.

Note: Brigadier General I McDowell, United States Army, arrived at Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 1.30 PM on 17 July, 1861, and a detachment of fifty United States Mounted Service Recruits, under the command of Captain C E Norris, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company E, was assigned to the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, the same day (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

South of the Warrenton Turnpike, one & half miles west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, to the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to proceed by the Warrenton Turnpike to the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, at 2.30 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived south of the Warrenton Turnpike, three quarters of a mile east of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, at 5 AM the same day.

Note: A section of the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G, under the command of Second Lieutenant P C Hains, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company G, and Second Lieutenant E B Hill, 1st United States Artillery, Company F, was assigned to Captain J H Carlisle, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, in the evening on 20 July, 1861 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G).

Retreat to Washington, D. C., Second Lieutenant J M Wilson, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, 21-22 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 4 PM on 21 July, 1861, and to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 5 PM the same day. Second Lieutenant J M Wilson, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, with dispatches from Colonel W T Sherman, 13th United States Infantry, on 21 July, 1861, and arrived in the evening the same day. A detachment of the 2nd United States Artillery, Company E, under the command of Second Lieutenant J M Wilson, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 22 July, 1861.

Note: Second Lieutenant J M Wilson, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was stationed at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 24 July, 1861.

Retreat to Washington, D. C., Brevet Second Lieutenant S C Lyford, Jr., 1st United States Dragoons, 21-22 July, 1861: Brevet Second Lieutenant S C Lyford, Jr., 1st United States Dragoons, was ordered to Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, with dispatches for Brevet Lieutenant General & Major General W Scott, United States Army, in the evening on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at 8 AM on 22 July, 1861.

Note: Brevet Second Lieutenant S C Lyford, Jr., 1st United States Dragoons, was ordered to Vienna, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 22 July, 1861, and was stationed at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 25 July, 1861.

Retreat to Washington, D. C., Brevet Second Lieutenant W D Fuller, 3rd United States Artillery, 21-22 July, 1861: A detachment of the 2nd United States Artillery (5), Light Company E, under the command of Brevet Second Lieutenant W D Fuller, 3rd United States Artillery, was ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 8 AM on 22 July, 1861.

Note: One 12 pounder field howitzer and one 6 pounder smoothbore of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, and a detachment of the 18th New York Infantry, under the command of Second Lieutenant E B Hill, 1st United States Artillery, Company F, was ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at Fort Albany, Prospect Hill, two hundred yards south of the tollgate on the Columbia Turnpike, at 11 AMon 22 July, 1861 (See 18th New York Infantry and the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G). Brevet Second Lieutenant W D Fuller, 3rd United States Artillery, was stationed at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 24 July, 1861.

Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 26 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, under the command of Captain J H Carlise, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was stationed at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 26 July, 1861.

Note: The 41st New York Infantry and the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E were stationed at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 29 July, 1861.

Statement of artillery, Brevet Major & Chief of Artillery H J Hunt, 29 July, 1861: One hundred men

Distribution of troops, 1 January, 1861: Light Company A, Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks, 2nd United States Artillery, Company H (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A); Company B, Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimock, 2nd United States Artillery; Company C, Fort Independence, Castle Island, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Brevet Major & Captain L G Arnold; Light Company D, Fayetteville Arsenal, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, Brevet Major & Captain S S Anderson (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company D); Light Company E, Augusta Arsenal, in the vicinity of Sand Hills, three miles north of Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, Captain A Elzey; Light Company F, Little Rock Arsenal, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, Captain J Totten; Light Company G, Fort Mackinac, Mackinac Island, Michigan, Captain H C Pratt (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company G); Company H, Fort Leavenworth, on the Missouri River, four miles north of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks (See the United States Army, Department of Washington); Company I, Fort Ridgely, one mile west of the Missouria River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artilley (See the Fort McHenry, Department of Annapolis); Company K, Plattsburg Barracks, Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel H Brooks, 2nd United States Artillery (See the United States Army, Department of Washington); Company L, Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimock, 2nd United States Artillery; Light Company M, Fort Brown, on the east side of the Rio Grande River, half a mile southeast of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, Captain B H Hill, 1st United States Artillery, Company M (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M)

Organisation of 2nd United States Artillery, 3 April, 1861: Colonel M M Payne, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimick, Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Major M Burke; Company A, Captain W F Barry; Company B, Captain A Elzey; Company C, Brevet Major & Captain L G Arnold; Company D, Captain S S Anderson; Company E, Captain J H Carlisle; Company F, Captain J Totten; Company G, Captain H C Pratt; Company H, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks; Company I, Captain A A Gibson; Company K, Captain H A Allen; Company L, Captain W Hays; Company M, Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt

Note: Colonel M M Payne, 2nd United States Artillery, resigned at Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 23 July, 1861.

Fort Monroe, Company B, 1 January, 1861

The 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, was stationed at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimock, 2nd United States Artillery, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimock, 2nd United States Artillery; 1st United States Artillery, Company A, Captain I Vogdes; 1st United States Artillery, Company C, Captain J B Ricketts; 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, Captain J H Carlisle; 2nd United States Artillery, Company L, Captain W Hays; 3rd United States Artillery, Company F, First Lieutenant R B Ayres; 3rd United States Artillery, Company K, First Lieutenant C C Churchill; 4th United States Artillery, Company D, Captain J Roberts; 4th United States Artillery, Company L, Brevet Major & Captain T Williams

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, under the command of Captain J H Carlisle, was stationed at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, on 1 January, 1861, and detachments of the 2nd United States Artillery, Companies B (6) and L (6), were assigned to the 1st United States Artillery, Company A, on 24 January, 1861 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G). Captain A Elzey, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was assigned to the 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Comfort Point, Hampton, Virginia, by Special Orders No.49, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 16 February, 1861, and Captain J H Carlisle, 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, was assigned to command the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, at Washington, D. C., on 21 February, 1861.

Fort Independence, Company C, 10 January, 1861

The 2nd United States Artillery, Company C, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L G Arnold, was stationed at Fort Independence, Castle Island, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 9 January, 1861.

Fort Independence, Castle Island, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, to Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortuga, Monroe County, Florida, Company C, 10-18 January, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery (66), Company C, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain L G Arnold, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Joseph Whitney to Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortuga, Monroe County, Florida, in the afternoon on 10 January, 1861, dated 5 January, 1861, and arrived on 18 January, 1861.

Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortuga, Monroe County, Florida, detachment of United States Artillery Recruits, 23 February, 1861: The steamer Daniel Webster arrived atFort Jefferson, Dry Tortuga, Monroe County, Florida, on 23 February, 1861, and a detachment of United States Artillery Recruits (28) disembarked on 23 February, 1861.

Troops stationed on the steamer Daniel Webster, in the vicinity of Governor's Island, west of Buttermilk Channel, New York Harbour, opposite Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 15 February, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain F J Porter, assistant adjutant general, United States Army; Captain W L Smith, United States Topographical Engineers; Captain S K Dawson, 1st United States Artillery, Company M; 1st United States Artillery Recruits (40), Company B; 1st United States Artillery Recruits (16), Company F; 1st United States Artillery Recruits (6), Light Company K; 1st United States Artillery Recruits (3), Company L; 1st United States Artillery Recruits (8), Company M; 2nd United States Artillery Recruits (19), Company C

Note: The steamer Daniel Webster was chartered by Brevet Major & Captain F J Porter, assistant adjutant general, United States Army, on 11 February, 1861, was ordered to proceed by the East River at the pier in the vicinity of Eleventh Street, New York City, New York, to Governor's Island, west of Buttermilk Channel, New York Harbour, opposite Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, at 11 AM on 15 February, 1861. A detachment of United States Artillery Recruits (92), under the command of Captain S K Dawson, 1st United States Artillery, stationed on the steamer Pope Catlin embarked on the steamer Daniel Webster at 12 PM the same day.

Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Monroe County, Florida, detachment of 1st United States Artillery Recruits & 2nd United States Artillery Recruits, 22 & 23 February, 1861: A detachment of the 1st United States Artillery Recruits (11), Companies L and M, and the 2nd United States Artillery Recruits (19), Company C, disembarked at Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Monroe County, Florida, on 23 February, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Monroe County, Florida, 25 March, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain L G Arnold, 2nd United States Artillery, Company C; 1st United States Artillery, Company L, Captain S K Dawson; 1st United States Artillery, Company M, First Lieutenant O L Morris; 2nd United States Artillery, Company C

Note: The 1st United States Artillery, Companies L and M, disembarked at Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Monroe County, Florida, on 24 March, 1861.

Surrendered Little Rock Arsenal, Company F, 8 February, 1861

The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, under the command of Captain J Totten, was stationed at Little Rock Arsenal, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, on 7 February, 1861.

Garrison at Little Rock Arsenal, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 7 February, 1861: 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, Captain J Totten

Note: First Lieutenant M D L Simpson, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, vacted his commission on 25April, 1861, dated 18 June, 1846, and Second Lieutenant H A Smalley was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 25 April, 1861, dated 22 May, 1861.

Seizure of Little Rock Arsenal, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 8 February, 1861: Captain J Totten, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, surrendered Little Rock Arsenal, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, at 3 PM on 8 February 1861 (See the 1st Arkansas Infantry).

Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, to St. Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, 8-22 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, acting as infantry, was ordered to Fletcher's Landing, on the Arkansas River, in the vicinity of Little Rock Arsenal, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, by General Orders No.3, Headquarters, Little Rock Arsenal, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, on 8 February, 1861, and to proceed by the steamer Medora on the Arkansas River to St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, by General Orders No.6, Headquarters, Little Rock Arsenal, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, on 8 February, 1861, on 12 February, 1861. Light Company F arrived at St. Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 22 February, 1861.

St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, to Jefferson Barracks, on the Mississippi River, in the vicinity of Carondelet, St. Louis County, Missouri, 23 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to Jefferson Barracks, on the Mississippi River, in the vicinity of Carondelet, St. Louis County, Missouri, by Special Orders No.24, Headquarters, Department of the West, St Louis, St Louis County, on 23 February, 1861.

Note: Captain J Totten, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, arrived at Fletcher's Landing, on the Arkansas River, in the vicinity of Little Rock Arsenal, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, on 11 February, 1861.

Jefferson Barracks to United States Powder Magazine, on the Mississippi River, in the vicinity of Carondelet, St. Louis County, Missouri, 10 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to the United States Powder Magazine, on the Mississippi River, in the vicinity of Carondelet, St. Louis County, Missouri, in the morning on 10 April, 1861.

United States Powder Magazine, on the Mississippi River, in the vicinity of Carondelet, to St. Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, 12 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to St. Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 12 April, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was stationed at Jefferson Barracks, on the Mississippi River, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, under the command of Major N C MaCrae, 3rd United States Infantry, between 22 February and 10 April, 1861.

Troops stationed at St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, 13 April, 1861: Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, 1st Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Artilley, Light Company F, Captain J Totten; United States General Service Recruits, 1st Company, Second Lieutenant W F Lee, 2nd United States Infantry, Company I; United States General Service Recruits, 2nd Company, Captain T W Sweeny, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D; 4th United States Artillery Recruits, 1st Company, First Lieutenant R Saxton, 4th United States Artillery, Company I; 4th United States Artillery Recruits, 2nd Company, Second Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M (See the United States Army, Department of Washington)

Seizure of Camp Jackson, Lindell('s) Grove, between Central or Olive Street Plank Road and Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, 10 May, 1861: Eight hundred and ninety-one men of the 1st and 2nd Regiments, 1st Brigade, Missouri (Volunteer) Militia, under the command of Brigadier General D M Frost, were ordered to Camp Jackson, Lindell's Grove, between Central or Olive Street Plank Road and Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 6 May, 1861, and surrendered to Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, in the afternoon on 10 May, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Infantry).

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was stationed at Camp Harvey, the old Abbey Trotting Race Track, between Taylor Avenue and Whittier Street, and Easton Street and Page Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 30 May, 1861.

St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St Louis, St. Louis County, to Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, steamer Iatan, 13-15 June, 1861: A section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Iatan on the Mississippi River to Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, at 11 AM on 13 June, 1861, and arrived at Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, at 2 PM on 15 June, 1861.

Steamer Iatan, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 13 June, 1861: 1st Missouri Infantry, Companies C, D, E, F, G, Lieutenant Colonel G L Andrews; 4th United States Artillery Recruits, acting as infantry, and United States General Service Recruits, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F

St Louis Arsenal, on Carondelet Avenue, St Louis, St. Louis County, to Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, steamer J C Swon, 13-15 June, 1861: A section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to proceed by the steamer J C Sw(a)on on the Mississppi River to Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, at 2 PM on 13 June, 1861, and arrived on the Missouri River at St Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, at 8.30 PM the same day. A section of Light Company F was stationed at Hermann, Gasconade County, Missouri, at 4 PM on 14 June, 1861, and arrived two miles east of St Aubert, Osage County, Missouri, in the evening the same day.

Steamer J C Sw(a)on, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 13 June, 1861: Brigadier General N Lyon, United States Volunteers; 1st Missouri Infantry, Companies A, B, H, I, and K, Colonel F B Blair, Jr.; section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F; Independent Company (Missouri) Pioneers, Captain J D Voerster

Note: The 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, and a section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, under the command of Brigadier General N Lyon, United States Volunteers, embarked on the steamer Iatan on 15 June, 1861.

Jefferson City, Cole County, to Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, 16-17 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to proceed by steamer on the Missouri River to Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, at 2 PM on 16 June, 1861, and disembarked eight miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, at 11 AM on 17 June, 1861. Light Company F was engaged in a skirmish four miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, in the morning the same day and arrived at Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, at 2 PM on 17 June, 1861.

Troops engaged during the skirmish four miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, 17 June, 1861: Brigadier General N Lyon, United States Volunteers; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 4th United States Artllery Recruits, acting as infantry, and United States General Service Recruits, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; 1st Missouri Infantry, Companies A, B, C, E, F, G, H, I, K, Colonel F P Blair, Jr.; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Companies A and B, Major P J Osterhaus, 2nd Missouri Infantry; four companies of the 2nd Missouri Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel F S(c)ha(e)f(f)er; 2nd United States Artillery, Captain J Totten

Note: The 1st Missouri Infantry, Company D, and a detachment of artillery with one 8 inch howitzer were assigned to guard the steamers Iatan, A McDowell, and City of Louisiana during the skirmish four miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, in the morning on 17 June, 1861.

Cooper County Agricultural Fairgrounds, two miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, & Syracuse, Morgan County, Missouri, 19-23 June, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, under the command of Captain J Totten, was ordered to Syracuse, Morgan County, Missouri, in the evening on 19 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st Missouri Infantry, companies C, D, F, G, and I, and the 2nd United States Infantry, Company B. Light Company F arrived at Syracuse, Morgan County, Missouri, at 10 AM on 20 June, 1861, and was stationed at Syracuse, Morgan County, Missouri, between 3 PM on 21 June, and 22 June, 1861. The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, on 23 June, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M, was assigned to command the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, on 19 June, 1861, and the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was stationed at Camp Cameron, the Cooper County Agricultural Fairgrounds, two miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, on 30 June, 1861.

Troops ordered to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 3 July, 1861: Brigadier General N Lyon, United States Volunteers; detachment of ten men of the 1st United States Reserve Corps, Missouri Cavalry, Company A; 2nd United States Infantry (74), Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 4th United States Artllery Recruits (93), acting as infantry, and United States General Service Recruits (49), First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; 1st Missouri Infantry (958), Lieutenant Colonel G L Andrews; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Company A and Company B, Major P J Osterhaus, 2nd Missouri Infantry; 1st Iowa Infantry (961), Colonel J F Bates; 2nd United States Artillery (69), Light Company F, Captain J Totten; Independent Company (Missouri) Pioneers (39), Captain J D Voerster

Note: Four companies of the 7th Missouri Infantry (362), under the command of Major (?) Curry, were ordered to proceed by the Pacific Railroad to Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, in the evening on 27 June, 1861, and were accompanied by two companies of the 5th Missouri United States Reserve Corps Infantry. Four companies of the 2nd Missouri Infantry, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel F S(c)ha(e)f(f)er, were stationed at Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, on 2 July, 1861.

Cooper County Agricultural Fairgrounds, two miles east of Boonville, Cooper County, to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 3-13 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, by General Orders No.4, Headquarters Missouri Volunteers, Camp Cameron, the Cooper County Agricultural Fairgrounds, in the vicinity of Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, at 7 AM on 3 July, 1861, dated 2 July, 1861, and arrived at Pilot Grove, Cooper County, Missouri, in the afternoon the same day. Light Company F arrived in the vicinity of Camp Cole, Benton County, Missouri, on 6 July, 1861, and at Browning's Ferry, on the Grand River, ten miles southeast of Clinton, Henry County, Missouri, in the evening on 7 July, 1861. The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered across the Grand River, at Browning's Ferry, ten miles southeast of Clinton, Henry County, Missouri, in the morning on 8 July, 1861, and arrived at Hoffman's Ferry, on the Osage River, twelve miles west of Oceola, St. Clair County, Missouri, at 12 PM the same day. Light Company F was ordered across the Osage River, at Hoffman's Ferry, twelve miles west of Oceola, St. Clair County, Missouri, between 9 and 10 July, 1861, and arrived at Pond Springs, on Pond Creek, one mile northwest of Little York, and twelve miles west of Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, in the afternoon on 13 July, 1861.

Armament: one brass 12 pounder, three brass 6 pounders, one 24 pounder howitzer, one iron 6 pounder

Pond Springs, on Pond Creek, one mile northwest of Little York, & twelve miles west of Springfield, Greene County, & Forsyth, Taney County, Missouri, 20-26 July, 1861: A section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, under the command of Second Lieutenant G O Sokalski, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, was ordered to Forsyth, Taney County, Missouri, in the evening on 20 July, 1861, and arrived at 6 PM on 22 July, 1861. A section of Light Company F was ordered to Pond Springs, on Pond Creek, one mile northwest of Little York, and twelve miles west of Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, at 12 PM on 23 July, 1861, and arrived at 2 PM on 26 July, 1861.

Note: Second Lieutenant G O Sokalski, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, was assigned to the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, by Special Orders No.22, Army of the West, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, on 15 July, 1861.

Expedition to Forsyth, Taney County, Missouri, 20-25 July, 1861: Acting Brigadier General & Captain T W Sweeney, 2nd United States Infantry, Company D; 1st Iowa Infantry, Companies B, E, F, G, H, and I, Lieutenant Colonel W H Merritt; five companies of the 2nd Kansas Infantry, Colonel R B Mitchell; 2nd Kansas (Mounted) Infantry, Company I, Captain S N Wood; 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, Captain D S Stanley; 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, First Lieutenant J M Kelly, 1st United States Cavalry, Company C; section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, Second Lieutenant G O Sokalski, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I

Note: A detachment of eighty men of the Taney and Christian Counties Home Guard, under the command of Captain C Callaway, was ordered to Forsyth, Taney County, Missouri, in the evening on 20 July, 1861, and a section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was stationed at Swan Creek, half a mile east of Forsyth, Taney County, Missouri, between 22 and 23 July, 1861.

Organisation of First Brigade, Army of the West, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 24 July, 1861: Major S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry; 1st United States Cavalry, Company B, Captain F Wheaton; 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, Captain D S Stanley; 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, Captain W L Elliott, United States Mounted Riflemen; 1st United States Cavalry, Company I, Captain E A Carr; 1st United States Infantry, Company B, Captain C C Gilbert; 1st United States Infantry, Company C, Captain J B Plummer; 1st United States Infantry, Company D, Captain D Huston, Jr.; United States Mounted Riflemen Recruits, Company A, First Lieutenant H C Woods, 1st United States Infantry, Company D; 2nd United States Dragoons, Company C, First Lieutenant C E Farrand, 1st United States Infantry, Company E; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, Captain J Totten

Pond Springs, on Pond Creek, one mile northwest of Little York, & twelve miles west of Springfield, Greene County, to Chalybeate Springs, Lawrence County, Missouri, 25 & 28 July, 1861: A section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to Chalybeate Springs, Lawrence County, Missouri, under the command of Colonel G W Deitzler, 1st Kansas Infantry, at 7 AM on 25 July, 1861, and arrived at Spring Creek, thirteen miles east of Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri, the same day. A section of Light Company F was ordered to Chalybeate Springs, Lawrence County, Missouri, on 28 July, 1861.

Distribution of troops, Camp Conant, Chalybeate Springs, Lawrence County, Missouri, 30 July, 1861: Colonel G W Deitzler, 1st Kansas Infantry; 1st Kansas Infantry, Companies A, B, C, D, G, H; 2nd Kansas Infantry, Colonel R B Mitchell; 2nd United States Dragoons, Company C, First Lieutenant C E Farrand, 1st United States Infantry, Company E; section of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F

Distribution of troops, Camp McClellan, Pond Springs, on Pond Creek, one mile northwest of Little York, & fifteen miles southwest of Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, 30 July, 1861: Major S D Sturgis, 1st United States Cavalry; 1st United States Cavalry, Company C, Captain D S Stanley; 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, Captain W L Elliott, United States Mounted Riflemen; 2nd Kansas (Mounted) Infantry, Company I, Captain S N Wood; 1st United States Infantry, Company B, Captain C C Gilbert; 1st United States Infantry, Company C, Captain J B Plummer; 1st United States Infantry, Company D, Captain D Huston, Jr.; United States Mounted Riflemen Recruits, Company A, First Lieutenant H C Woods, 1st United States Infantry, Company D; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain F Steele; United States Mounted Riflemen and 1st and 2nd Dragoons Recruits, Company B, acting as infantry, Captain G Granger, United States Mounted Riflemen; 4th United States Artllery Recruits, acting as infantry, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; five companies of the 1st Missouri Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel G L Andrews; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Rifle Company A, First Lieutenant A Guentzel; 2nd Missouri Infantry, Company C, Captain H Bendel; 1st Iowa Infantry, Colonel J F Bates; detachment of twenty men of the 13th Illinois Infantry, First Lieutenant J M Beardsley, 13th Illinois Infantry, Company D; DuBois' Light Artillery, Second Lieutenant J V DuBois, United States Mounted Riflemen; two sections of the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, Captain J Totten

Dug Spring(s), on the Wire Road, three miles southwest of Clever, Greene County, & McCullah's Store or Curran Post Office, Stone County, Missouri, 2 & 3 August, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to proceed by the Wire Road to Pond Creek, Greene County, Missouri, in the afternoon on 1 August, 1861, and arrived at Tyrel or Terrell Creek on Wilson's Creek, Greene County, Missouri, in the evening the same day. Light Company F was engaged in a skirmish at Dug Spring(s), on the Wire Road, three miles southwest of Clever, Greene County, Missouri, at 5 PM on 2 August, 1861, was stationed one mile northeast of Hayden's Farm, six miles southwest of Wilson's Creek, Greene County, Missouri, in the evening the same day. The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to McCullah's Store or Curran Post Office, on the Wire Road, Stone County, Missouri, in the morning on 3 August, 1861, and to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, in the morning on 4 August, 1861. Light Company F arrived at Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, on 5 August, 1861.

Troops engaged during the skirmish at Dug Spring(s), on the Wire Road, three miles southwest of Clever, Greene County, Missouri, 2 August, 1861: Captain F Steele, 2nd United States Infantry, Company E; 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, First Sergeant W Griffin; 2nd United States Infantry, Company E, First Sergeant G H McLaughlin; United States Mounted Riflemen and Dragoon Recruits, Company B, acting as infantry, Lance Sergeant J Morine, United States Mounted Riflemen; United States General Service Recruits, First Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, Captain J Totten; 1st United States Cavalry, Company D, Captain D S Stanley

Engagement at Wilson's Creek or Oak Hills, Greene County, Missouri, 10 August, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was engaged in the battle of Wilson's Creek or Oak Hills, Greene County, Missouri, on 10 August, 1861.

Fort Monroe, Company L, 1 January, 1861

The 2nd United States Artillery, Company L, was stationed at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimock, 2nd United States Artillery, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimock, 2nd United States Artillery; 1st United States Artillery, Company A, Captain I Vogdes; 1st United States Artillery, Company C, Captain J B Ricketts; 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, Captain J H Carlisle; 2nd United States Artillery, Company L, Captain W Hays; 3rd United States Artillery, Company F, First Lieutenant R B Ayres; 3rd United States Artillery, Company K, First Lieutenant C C Churchill; 4th United States Artillery, Company D, Captain J Roberts; 4th United States Artillery, Company L, Brevet Major & Captain T Williams

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company L, under the command of Captain W Hays, was stationed at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, on 1 January, 1861, and detachments of the 2nd United States Artillery, Companies B (6) and L (6), were assigned to the 1st United States Artillery, Company A, on 24 January, 1861 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G).

Brigadier General R C Schenck, United States Volunteers, Second Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army: R C Schenck, Ohio, was appointed brigadier general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.62, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 August, 1861, dated 17 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was assigned to garrison duty at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, under the command of Brigadier General W T Sherman, on 29 July, 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.20: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp361-362
Captain J H Carlisle, Second United States Artillery, Light Company E, dated Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25 and 26 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.21: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp3621-363
First Lieutenant J M Wilson, Second United States Artillery, dated Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 24 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.22: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp3631-365
Second Lieutenant S C Lyford, First United States Dragoons, dated Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.23: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp3651-366
Second Lieutenant E B Hill, First United States Artillery, dated 26 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.24: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp3661-368
Brevet Second Lieutenant W D Fuller, Third United States Artillery, dated Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 24 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.19: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp373-377
Brigadier General R S Schenck, United States Volunteers, Second Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, dated 23 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.16: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp348-352
Brigadier General D Tyler, Connecticut Volunteers, First Division, McDowell's Army, dated Washington, D. C., 27 July, 1861