The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Third Brigade, First Division

Captain R B Ayres, 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E

Captain R B Ayres, 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E

Third United States Artillery, Light Company E

Arrived at Washington, D. C., 10 May, 1861

CAPTAIN R B AYRES, Fifth United States Artillery
First Lieutenant R B Ayres, 3rd United States Artillery, was appointed captain, 5th United States Artillery, Light Company F, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Section: FIRST LT. D R RANSOM, Third United States Artillery
Second Lieutenant D R Ransom was appointed first lieutenant, 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, on 31 December, 1856.

Two 10 pounder Parrott rifles, M1861

Section: Second LT. G W DRESSER, Fourth United States Artillery
Cadet G W Dresser was appointed second lieutenant, 4th United States Artillery, Company L, by General Orders No.21, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 17 May, 1861, dated 6 May, 1861, and first lieutenant, 4th United States Artillery, Company K, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Two 12 pounder field howitzers, M1841

Section: Brevet SECOND LT. H E NOYES, Second United States Dragoons
Cadet H E Noyes was appointed brevet second lieutenant, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company E, by General Orders No.41, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 July, 1861, on 24 June, 1861.

Two 6 pounder field howitzers, M1841

Sources

"A large frame stable, capable of affording accommodations for eighty horses, is being erected on Delaware avenue, between B and C streets, in which to quarter the horses attached to Major Sherman's battery of light artillery, which is expected to arrive in a day or two from Fort Ridgley, Minnesota."

The National Republican, 20 April, 1861 - Stables for the artillery

"Sherman's battery has arrived, comprising 65 men. They are lying at the outer depot."

The Evening Star, 23 April, 1861 - Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, 21 April, 1861

"We had barely time yesterday morning to announce the safe arrival, through Baltimore, of the first Pennsylvania regiment, the five companies third infantry, and General Sherman's fine battery. The latter numbers 92 men,74 horses, and four field howitzers, six and twelve ponders. They left Minnesota on the 11th ultimo, and cane as far as Elkton, Pa., where they remained two weeks."

The National Republican, 11 May, 1861 - The military arrivals

"Captain Powell's Washington Zouaves are stationed at the Virginia end of the Long Bridge, and Sherman's battery midway between that point and Columbia Springs."

The Evening Star, 28 May, 1861 - Over the river

"A large train of cars arrived about two o'clock this morning, bringing one regiment of artillery from Philadelphia, and five companies of United States infantry, with Sherman's light battery from Minnesota. "

The National Republican, 10 May, 1861 - Arrival of troops by way of Baltimore

"The latter numbers 92 men, 74 horses, and four field howitzers, six and twelve-pounders. They left Minnesota on the 11th ultimo, and came on as far as Elkton, Pa., where they remained for two weeks. "

The National Republican, 11 May, 1861 - The military arrivals

"Sherman's battery left here at four yesterday morning for Virginia. This is the best light artillery organisation in the world. "

The New York Herald, 7 July, 1861 - Sherman's battery sent to Virginia

"A section of Sherman's battery commanded by Lieut. Ransom has been ordered to cross into Virginia tonight, also several Regiments of infantry."

The Daily Green Mountain Freeman (Vermont), 3 July, 1861

Books/ Manuscripts

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

Official Army Register for September 1861, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, 1 September, 1861

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 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was stationed at the Fort Ridgley, Artillery School of Practice, one mile west of the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, under the command of Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artillery, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, one mile west of the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, 1 January, 1861: 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, First Lieutenant A J S Molinard; 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, Brevet Major & Captain T W Sherman; 4th United States Artillery, Company F, Brevet Major & Captain J C Pemberton; 4th United States Artillery, Company F, Captain G A DeRussy

Fort Ridgley, one mile west of the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 11-22 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery (75), Light Company E, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain T W Sherman, was ordered to proceed on the Minnesota River to Fort Adams, on Aquidneck Island, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, on 11 and 14 April, 1861, and arrived by the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Railroad at Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana, in the evening 19 April, 1861. Light Company E arrived by the Pennsylvania Railroad at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, via Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, on 21 April, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to Washington, D. C., at St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, on 17 April, 1861, and to Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland, on 21 April, 1861.

Harrisburg, Dauphin County, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 22-23 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to proceed by the Pennsylvania Railroad to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 8 PM on 22 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 6th Pennsylvania Infantry (See the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania). Light Company E arrived by the Philadelphia & Columbia Branch, Pennsylvania Railroad, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 12 AM on 23 April, 1861.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland, 24 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland, in the morning on 24 April, 1861.

North East River & the Elkton, Andora & Cherry Hill Plank Road, half a mile northeast of Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland, 24 April, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, and two companies of the 23rd Pennsylvania Infantry, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain T W Sherman, were assigned to guard the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad and the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal between North East River and the Elkton, Andora & Cherry Hill Plank Road, half a mile northeast of Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland, on 24 April, 1861 (See the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Note: Brevet Major & Captain T W Sherman, 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was appointed major, 3rd United States Artillery, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 27 April, 1861, and First Lieutenant J Hamilton, 3rd United States Artillery, Company I, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 27 April, 1861.

West Point Military Academy, Orange County, New York, 6 May-24 June, 1861: Cadet G W Dresser arrived at Washington, D. C., on 6 May, 1861, and was appointed second lieutenant, 4th United States Artillery, Company L, by General Orders No.21, Adjutant and General's Office, Washington, D. C., 17 May, 1861, dated 6 May, 1861. Cadet H E Noyes arrived at Washington, D. C., on 24 June, 1861, and was appointed brevet second lieutenant, 2nd United States Dragoons, by General Orders No.41, Adjutant and General's Office, Washington, D. C., 3 July, 1861, dated 24 June, 1861.

Elkton to Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, 8 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was stationed in the vicinity of Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland, between 24 April and 7 May, 1861, and arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad at Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, at 6 PM on 8 May, 1861. Light Company E was accompanied by the 1st Pennsylvania Artillery and the 6th Pennsylvania Infantry, Companies B, E, and H (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington).

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad at Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, in the morning on 9 May, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Infantry).

Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 9-10 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Maryland to Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 9 AM on 9 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Sheppherd, and the 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, under the command of Colonel F E Patterson. The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, arrived at the wharf of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Locus Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 3 PM the same day and was ordered to to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the evening on 9 May, 1861. Light Company E arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 2 AM on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, and the 1st Pennsylvania Artillery were ordered to proceed by the propellers Elizabeth, F W Brune, and Henry L Gaw, to Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 9 AM on 9 May, 1861.

Delaware Avenue, Washington, D. C., 10 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery (92), Light Company E, was stationed on Delaware Avenue, Washington, D. C., on 10 May, 1861

Note: Major T W Sherman, 3rd United States Artillery, was appointed, lieutenant colonel, 5th United States Artillery, by General Orders No.33, War Department, Adjutant & Inspectors General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861, and Lieutenant Colonel T W Sherman, 5th United States Artillery, was appointed chief of light artillery at Washington, D. C., between 21 May and 28 June, 1861.

Occupation of Arlington Heights & Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, 24 May, 1861

Two sections of the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, under the command of First Lieutenant D R Ransom and First Lieutenant G W Dresser, 4th United States Artillery, Company K, were ordered across the Potomac River at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., at 2 AM on 24 May, 1861 (See the Occupation of Arlington Heights and Alexandria).

Centre Column, Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., to Arlington Heights & Alexandria County, Virginia, 24 May, 1861: Major & Assistant Adjutant General S P Heintzelmen, 1st United States Infantry; 7th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, Colonel M Lefferts; 12th New York State Militia, Colonel D Butterfield; 25th New York State Militia, Colonel M K Bryan; 2nd New Jersey Militia, Captain H M Baker; 3rd New Jersey Militia, Colonel W Napton, 4th New Jersey Militia, Captain M Miller, Jr.; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, Captain A G Brackett; section of 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, First Lieutenant G W Dresser, 4th United States Artillery, Company K

Left Column, Giesboro Point, on Eastern Branch of the Potomac or Anacostia River, opposite Washington Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, & Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., to Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, 24 May, 1861: Colonel O B Wilcox, 1st Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel L L Comstock; 11th New York Infantry, Colonel E E Ellsworth; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company E, First Lieutenant J J Sweet, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K; squad and guides of President's Mounted Guards, Captain S W Owen; section of 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, First Lieutenant D R Ransom

Capture of Border Guards or Fairfax Cavalry, 24 May, 1861: The 1st Michigan Infantry accompanied by Captain S W Owen, and a section of the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, under the command of First Lieutenant D R Ransom, arrived at Duke Street, Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, under the command of Colonel O B Willcox, at 5 AM on 24 May, 1861, and captured thirty-six men of the Border Guards or Fairfax Cavalry, under the command of Captain M D Ball, at Price, Birch & Co Slave Pen, on Duke Street, Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, the same day (See the Garrison at Alexandria).

Between Alexandria & Washington & the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpikes, half a mile north of Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, two sections, 31 May, 1861: Two sections of the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was stationed between the Alexandria & Washington and the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpikes, half a mile north of Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 31 May, 1861.

Note: A section of the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., at 11 AM on 6 June, 1861.

Capitol building, between East Capitol & First Streets, Washington, D. C., 2 July, 1861: A section of the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, under the command of First Lieutenant D R Ransom, was stationed at the Capitol building, between East Capitol and First Streets, Washington, D. C., on 1 July, 1861, and was ordered across the Potomac River at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., in the evening on 2 July, 1861.

General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 8 July, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was assigned to the Third Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, under the command of Colonel W T Sherman, 13th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered across the Potomac River at 4 AM on 6 July, 1861.

Disposition of the Third Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, 15 July, 1861: Headquarters, Third Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, Colonel W T Sherman, 13th United States Infantry; 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, Colonel S P Coon, Pearl's Farm, north of the wagon road, two miles southwest of Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; 13th New York Infantry, Colonel I F Quinby, north of the road to Ball's Crossroads, two miles southwest of Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; 69th New York State Militia, Colonel M Corocran, between the wagon road and Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; 79th New York State Militia, Colonel J Cameron, one mile east of Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia; 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, Captain R B Ayres, 5th United States Artillery, vicinity of 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 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to proceed by the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike Vienna, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2 PM on 16 July, 1861, and arrived via Falls Church and Old Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 8 PM 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 3rd 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 north 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.

Skirmish at Blackburn's Ford, on the Bull Run River, 18 July, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was ordered to proceed by the road between Blackburn's Ford, on the Bull Run River, and Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 18 July, 1861, and was engaged in a skirmish at Blackburn's Ford, on the Bull Run River, between 11 AM and 4 PM the same day. The company was ordered north of the Warrenton Turnpike, one and half miles west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 4 PM on 18 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies G and I, under the command of Captain A G Brackett, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, were assigned as support to the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, during the skirmish at Blackburn's Ford, on the Bull Run River, on 18 July, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was stationed north of the Warrenton Turnpike, one and half miles west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening on 18 July, 1861.

North 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 3rd 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 north of the Warrenton Turnpike, three quarters of a mile east of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, between 5 and 6 AM the same day.

Retreat to Washington, D. C., 21-22 July, 1861: The 3rd 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 12 AM on 22 July, 1861. The company arrived at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, via Vienna, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 12 PM on 22 July, 1861.

Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25 & 29 July, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, was stationed at Camp Corcoran, in the vicinity of Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 25 and 29 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, and the 41st New York Infantry 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: Two 6 pounder field howitzers, M1841; Two 12 pounder field howitzers, M1841; One hundred & twenty men

Distribution of troops, 1 January, 1861: Company A, Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry; Company B, Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry; Company C, Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry; Company D, Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry; Light Company E, Fort Ridgley, on the Missouria River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, Major W W Morris, 4th United states Artillery; Company F, Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimock, 2nd United States Artillery; Company G, Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry; Company H, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, Captain J Stewart; Company I, Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, Lieutenant Colonel C S Merchant, 3rd United States Artillery; Company K, 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; Company L, Fort Umpqua, on the south bank of the Umpqua River, opposite Elm Creek, Douglas County, Oregon, First Lieutenant L Lorain; Company M, Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry

Organisation of 3rd United States Artillery, 3 April, 1861: Colonel W Gates, Lieutenant Colonel C S Merchant, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Major G Nauman; Company A, Captain H S Burton; Company B, Captain W Austine; Company C, Captain E O C Ord; Company D, Captain F O Wyse; Company E, Brevet Major & Captain T W Sherman; Company F, Captain E G Beckwith; Company G, Captain J A Hardie; Company H, Captain J Stewart; Company I, Captain J H Lendrum; Company K, Captain J F Reynolds; Company L, Captain H B Judd; Company M, Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews

Note: Major J B Scott, 3rd United States Artillery, died at San Francisco, Francisco County, California, on 27 November, 1860.

Fort Vancover, CompanY A, 28 February, 1861

The 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, was stationed at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, under the command of Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry, on 27 February, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, 27 February, 1861: 3rd United States Artillery, Company A; Company B, First Lieutenant J Kellogg; Company C, Captain E O C Ord; Company D, Captain F O Wyse; Company G, Captain J A Hardie; Company M, Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews

Note: Captain H S Burton, 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, was on a leave of absence on 1 January, 1861, and was appointed major, 3rd United States Artillery, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861. First Lieutenant H G Gibson, 3rd United States Artillery, Company M, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, to Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, 4-5 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Oregon to Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, under the command of First Lieutenant J Kellogg, 3rd United States Artillery, Company B, by Special Orders No.18 & 25, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, Francisco County, California, on 28 February and 4 March, 1861, respectively, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Artillery, Company B. The 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, arrived at Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, on 5 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, 1 May, 1861: 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, Captain H S Burton; Company B, Brevet Major & Captain W Austine

Note: The 3rd United States Artillery, Companies A and B, were stationed at Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain W Austine, 3rd United States Artillery, Company B, on 1 May, 1861

Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, to Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, 13 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, under the command of Captain H S Burton, was ordered to Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, by Special Orders No.80, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 13 May, 1861.

Organisation of troops, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, Brigadier General E V Sumner, United States Army, 30 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, under the command of Second Lieutenant E Gittings; Company H, under the command of Captain J Stewart; Company I, under the command of Captain J H Lendrum, and Company M, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews, were stationed at Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, under the command of Captain H S Burton, 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, on 30 June, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant B DuBarry, 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, was appointed captain, commissary of subsistence, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 11 May, 1861, and Second Lieutenant F Harwood, 3rd United States Artillery, Company G, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Fort Vancover, CompanY B, 28 February, 1861

The 3rd United States Artillery, Company B, was stationed at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, under the command of Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry, on 27 February, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, 27 February, 1861: 3rd United States Artillery, Company A; Company B, First Lieutenant J Kellogg; Company C, Captain E O C Ord; Company D, Captain F O Wyse; Company G, Captain J A Hardie; Company M, Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews

Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, to Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, 4-5 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company B, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Oregon to Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, under the command of First Lieutenant J Kellogg, 3rd United States Artillery, Company B, by Special Orders No.18 & 25, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, Francisco County, California, on 28 February and 4 March, 1861, respectively, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Artillery, Company A. The 3rd United States Artillery, Company B, arrived at Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, on 5 March, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, 1 May, 1861: 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, Captain H S Burton; Company B, Brevet Major & Captain W Austine

Note: The 3rd United States Artillery, Companies A and B, were stationed at Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain W Austine, 3rd United States Artillery, Company B, on 1 May, 1861

Organisation of troops, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, Brigadier General E V Sumner, United States Army, 30 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company B, under the command of First Lieutenant J Kellogg, and Company G, under the command of Captain J A Hardie, were stationed at Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain W Austine, 3rd United States Artillery, Company B, on 30 June, 1861.

Fort Vancover, Company C, 5 May, 1861

The 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, was stationed at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, under the command of Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry, on 5 May, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, 5 May, 1861: 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, Captain E O C Ord; Company D, Captain F O Wyse; Company G, Captain J A Hardie; Company M, Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews

Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, 6 & 10 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Cortez to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, under the command of Captain E O C Ord, 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, on 6 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Artillery, Companies G and M. Company C arrived at Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 10 May, 1861.

Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, to Benicia Barracks, in the vicinity of Benicia, Solano County, California, 11 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, arrived at Benicia Barracks, in the vicinity of Benicia, Solano County, California, on 11 May, 1861.

Benicia Barracks, the vicinity of Benicia, Solano County, to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California,, 25 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, was ordered to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, by Special Orders No.89, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 24 May, 1861, and arrived by the Brig General Jesup on 25 May, 1861.

Fort Churchill, one mile north of the Carson River, Nevada Territoty, 10 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, was assigned to temporary active service at Fort Churchill, one mile north of the Carson River, Nevada Territoty, by Special Orders No.98, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 8 June, 1861, and proceeded in the morning on 10 June, 1861.

Organisation of troops, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, Brigadier General E V Sumner, United States Army, 30 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, under the command of Captain E O C Ord, was stationed at Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel C S Merchant, 3rd United States Artillery, on 30 June, 1861.

Note: Second Lieutenant L Kip, 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, was appointed first lieutenant, 3rd United States Artillery, Company F, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Fort Vancover, CompanY D, 28 February, 1861

The 3rd United States Artillery, Company D, was stationed at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, under the command of Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry, on 27 February, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, 27 February, 1861: 3rd United States Artillery, Company A; Company B, First Lieutenant J Kellogg; Company C, Captain E O C Ord; Company D, Captain F O Wyse; Company G, Captain J A Hardie; Company M, Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews

General Orders No.1, Headquarters, District of Oregon, Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, on 2 May, 1861: Captain J A Hardie, 3rd United States Artillery, Company G, was temporarily relieved as acting assistant adjutant general by First Lieutenant J S Mason, 3rd United States Artillery, Company D, at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, District of Oregon, Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, on 2 May, 1861.

Organisation of troops, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, Brigadier General E V Sumner, United States Army, 30 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company D, under the command of Captain F O Wyse, was stationed at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River, Washington Territory, under the command of Captain H M Black, 9th United states Infantry, Company G, on 30 June, 1861.

Note: Captain F O Wyse, 3rd United States Artillery, Company D, was appointed major, 4th United States Artillery, and First Lieutenant J S Mason, 3rd United States Artillery, Company D, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Artillery, Company D, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861 (See the United States Army, Department of Washington).

Fort Monroe, Company F, 1 January-30 June, 1861

The 3rd United States Artillery, Company F, 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: Captain E G Beckwith, 3rd United States Artillery, Company F, was assigned a sick leave of absence by Special Orders No.109, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 1 June, 1860, and was stationed at Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 1 February, 1861. He was appointed chief of commissariat, Department of Pennsylvania, between 29 April and 25 July, 1861, and was stationed at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, and Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, on 1 June and 1 July, 1861, respectively.

Fort Pickens Relief Expedition, 24 January, 1861: Detachments of the 3rd United States Artillery, Companies F (6) and K (5), were assigned to the 1st United States Artillery, Company A, at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, on 23 January, 1861 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G).

Note: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company F, was arrived at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, on 28 September, 1859.

Fort Vancover, Company G, 5 May, 1861

The 3rd United States Artillery, Company G, was stationed at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, under the command of Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry, on 5 May, 1861.

General Orders No.1, Headquarters, District of Oregon, Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, on 2 May, 1861: Captain J A Hardie, 3rd United States Artillery, Company G, was temporarily relieved as acting assistant adjutant general by First Lieutenant J S Mason, 3rd United States Artillery, Company D, at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, District of Oregon, Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, on 2 May, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River, Washington Territory, 5 May, 1861: 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, Captain E O C Ord; Company D, Captain F O Wyse; Company G, Captain J A Hardie; Company M, Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews

Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, 6 & 10 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company G, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Cortez to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, under the command of Captain E O C Ord, 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, on 6 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Artillery, Companies A and M. Company G arrived at Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Artillery, Companies G and M, were ordered to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, by Special Orders No.66, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 26 April, 1861.

Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, to Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, 13 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company G, under the command of Captain J A Hardie, was ordered to Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, by Special Orders No.80, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 13 May, 1861.

Organisation of troops, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, Brigadier General E V Sumner, United States Army, 30 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company B, under the command of First Lieutenant J Kellogg, and Company G, under the command of Captain J A Hardie, were stationed at Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain W Austine, 3rd United States Artillery, Company B, on 30 June, 1861.

Alcatraz Island, Company H, 1 January-30 June, 1861

The 3rd United States Artillery, Company H, under the command of Captain J Stewart, was stationed at Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, between 1 January and 30 June, 1861.

Organisation of troops, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, Brigadier General E V Sumner, United States Army, 30 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, under the command of Second Lieutenant E Gittings; Company H, under the command of Captain J Stewart; Company I, under the command of Captain J H Lendrum, and Company M, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews, were stationed at Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, under the command of Captain H S Burton, 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, on 30 June, 1861.

Fort Point, Company I, 15 February, 1861

The 3rd United States Artillery, Company I, was stationed at Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, Lieutenant Colonel C S Merchant, 3rd United States Artillery, on 1 January, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, by Special Orders No.18, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 15 February, 1861.

Fort Point, at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, 5 March, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company I, was ordered to the Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, by Special Orders No.25, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 4 March, 1861, and arrived on 5 March, 1861.

Dragoon Bridge, Honey Lake Valley, Lassen County, California, to Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, 3 February & 28 May, 1861: A detachment of the 3rd United States Artillery, Company I, under the command of Second Lieutenant E R Warner, was stationed at Dragoon Bridge, Honey Lake Valley, Lassen County, California, on 3 February, 1861, and was ordered to Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, by Special Orders No.91, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 28 May, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the 3rd United States Artillery, Company I, under the command of Second Lieutenant E R Warner, evacuated Dragoon Bridge, Honey Lake Valley, Lassen County, California, on 19 June, 1861.

Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, to Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, 31 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company I, under the command of Captain J H Lendrum, was ordered to Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, by Special Orders No.89, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 24 May, 1861, and arrived by the Brig Jesup on 31 May, 1861.

Organisation of troops, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, Brigadier General E V Sumner, United States Army, 30 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, under the command of Second Lieutenant E Gittings; Company H, under the command of Captain J Stewart; Company I, under the command of Captain J H Lendrum, and Company M, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews, were stationed at Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, under the command of Captain H S Burton, 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, on 30 June, 1861.

Note: Captain J H Lendrum, 3rd United States Artillery, Company I, died at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 26 October, 1861.

Fort Monroe, Company K, 1 January-30 June, 1861

The 3rd United States Artillery, Company K, 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: Captain J F Reynolds, 3rd United States Artillery, Company K, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 14th United States Infantry, and First Lieutenant C C Churchill, 3rd United States Artillery, Company K, was appointed captain, 3rd United States Artillery, Company K, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Fort Pickens Relief Expedition, 24 January, 1861: Detachments of the 3rd United States Artillery, Companies F (6) and K (5), were assigned to the 1st United States Artillery, Company A, at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, on 23 January, 1861 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G).

Note: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company K, arrived at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, on 1 January, 1859.

Fort Umpqua, Company L, 15 April, 1861

The 3rd United States Artillery, Company L, under the command of First Lieutenant L Lorain, was stationed at Fort Umpqua, on the south bank of the Umpqua River, opposite Elm Creek, Douglas County, Oregon, on 15 April, 1861.

Fort Umpqua, on the south bank of the Umpqua River, opposite Elm Creek, Douglas County, Oregon, to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, 20 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company L, under the command of Captain H B Judd, was ordered to proceed by the transport Brig Floyd to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, by Special Orders No.76, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 7 May, 1861, and arrived on 20 May, 1861.

Note: Captain H B Judd, 3rd United States Artillery, Company L, was ordered to Fort Umpqua, on the south bank of the Umpqua River, opposite Elm Creek, Douglas County, Oregon, by Special Orders No.76, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 7 May, 1861, and a detachment of one subaltern and twelve men were assigned to garrison duty at Fort Umpqua, on the south bank of the Umpqua River, opposite Elm Creek, Douglas County, Oregon, on 7 May, 1861.

Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, to Benicia Barracks, in the vicinity of Benicia, Solano County, California, 31 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company L, under the command of Captain J H B Judd, was ordered to Benicia Barracks, in the vicinity of Benicia, Solano County, California, by Special Orders No.89, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 24 May, 1861, and arrived on 31 May, 1861.

Organisation of troops, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, Brigadier General E V Sumner, United States Army, 30 June, 1861: A detachment of the 3rd United States Artillery, Company L, was stationed at Fort Umpqua, on the south bank of the Umpqua River, opposite Elm Creek, Douglas County, Oregon, under the command of Second Lieutenant M D Hardin, and a detachment, under the command of Captain J H B Judd, at Benicia Barracks, in the vicinity of Benicia, Solano County, California, under the command of Colonel W Seawell, 6th United States Infantary, on 30 June, 1861.

Note: Second Lieutenant M D Hardin, 3rd United States Artillery, Company L, was appointed first lieutenant, 3rd United States Artillery, Company H, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Fort Vancover, Company M, 5 May, 1861

The 3rd United States Artillery, Company M, was stationed at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, under the command of Colonel G Wright, 9th United States Infantry, on 5 May, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, 5 May, 1861: 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, Captain E O C Ord; Company D, Captain F O Wyse; Company G, Captain J A Hardie; Company M, Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews

Fort Vancouver, one mile north of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, 6 & 10 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company M, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Cortez to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, under the command of Captain E O C Ord, 3rd United States Artillery, Company C, on 6 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Artillery, Companies A and G. Company M arrived at Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 3rd United States Artillery, Companies G and M, were ordered to Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, by Special Orders No.66, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 26 April, 1861.

Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, to Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, 13 May, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company M, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews, was ordered to Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, by Special Orders No.80, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, on 13 May, 1861.

Organisation of troops, Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, Brigadier General E V Sumner, United States Army, 30 June, 1861: The 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, under the command of Second Lieutenant E Gittings; Company H, under the command of Captain J Stewart; Company I, under the command of Captain J H Lendrum, and Company M, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain G P Andrews, were stationed at Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, under the command of Captain H S Burton, 3rd United States Artillery, Company A, on 30 June, 1861.

Colonel W T Sherman, 13th United States Infantry, Third Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army: W T Sherman proceeded to St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 27 March, 1861, and was appointed colonel, 13th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861. Colonel W T Sherman, 13th United States Infantry, was assigned to inspection duty at Washington, D. C., between 20 and 29 June, 1861, and was assigned to command the Third Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, by Special Orders No.16, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 30 June, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.62, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 17 May, 1861.

Organisation of Brigadier General W T Sherman's brigade, Division of the Potomac, 4 August, 1861: Brigadier General W T Sherman, United States Volunteers; 9th Massachusetts Infantry; 14th New York Infantry; 41st New York Infantry; 4th Michigan Infantry; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I; 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E

Note: The 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, under the command of Captain J Hamilton, was assigned to Brigadier General W T Sherman's brigade, Division of the Potomac, by Special Orders No.10, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 4 August, 1861.

Report

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.27: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp373-374
Captain R B Ayres, Fifth United States Artillery, Third 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 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.25: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp368-371
Colonel W T Sherman, Thirteenth United States Infantry, Third Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, dated Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25 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