The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Fourth Brigade, First Division

Brevet Major H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M

Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M

Second United States Artillery, Light Company M

Arrived at Washington, D. C., 14 July, 1861

BREVET MAJOR & CAPTAIN H J HUNT, Second United States Artillery
Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was appointed major, 5th United States Artillery, 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. E R PLATT
First Lieutenant E R Platt, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was appointed captain, 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 15 May, 1861.

Two light 12 pounder smoothbores, 1857

Section: First LT. J THOMPSON
First Lieutenant J Thompson, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company G, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 June, 1861 (See 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company G).

Two light 12 pounder smoothbores, 1857

Note: Second Lieutenant J W Barlow, 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, arrived at Washington, D. C., on 6 May, 1861, and was assigned to the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, during the first battle of Bull Run on 21 July, 1861. He was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 15 May, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, 3 January-2 April, 1861

Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, Second United States Artillery, Company M
Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was assigned to command Harpers Ferry Arsenal, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, between 3 January and 2 April, 1861.

Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was stationed at Washington, D. C., on 2 January, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 2-3 January, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt , 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 2 January, 1861, and arrived by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in the morning on 3 January, 1861.

Note: A detachment of sixty-two mounted service recruits stationed at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, were ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, under the command of First Lieutenant R Jones, United States Mounted Riflemen, at 6 AM on 7 January, 1861, and arrived in the evening the same day.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 2-3 April, 1861: Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 2 April, 1861, and was accompanied by a detachment of fifteen mounted service recruits. He arrived at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, in the morning on 3 April, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant R Jones, United States Mounted Riflemen, was assigned to command Harpers Ferry Arsenal and Armory, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, between 2 and 18 April, 1861.

Evacuation of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 18 April, 1861: A detachment of forty-five mounted service recruits, under the command of First Lieutenant R Jones, United States Mounted Riflemen, destroyed the Harpers Ferry Armory and Arsenal, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 10 PM on 18, April, 1861, and was ordered across the Potomac River at the Latrobe & Wernwag Bridge, the same day. The detachment arrived at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 7 AM on 19 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by horse drawn omnibuses to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the morning the same day. The detachment of forty-five mounted service recruits was ordered to proceed by the Cumberland Valley Railroad to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, at 12 PM on 19 April, 1861, and arrived at 2.30 PM the same day (See the 2nd Virginia Infantry).

Note: Major L P Graham, 2nd United States Dragoons, was stationed at Headquarters, Cavalry Depot, Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, as superintendent, Mounted Recuiting Service, on 17 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Sources

"The United States steamer transport Illinois hass arrived at New York with Fort Pickens dates to 29 June. She brings Major Hunt's light battery, Company M, eighty-seven me."

The National Republican, 15 July, 1861 - From Fort Pickens

"Major Hunt's battery, which arrived here on Sunday morning last, went into Virginia, to join McDowell's command, at an early hour yesterday morning."

The National Republican, 20 July, 1861 - Gone over

The man behind the guns: A military biography of General Henry J. Hunt, chief of artillery, Army of the Potomac, by Edward G Longacre

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

Notes

The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was stationed at Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, under the command of Captain B H Hill, 1st United States Artillery, Company M, on 9 March, 1861 (See the 1s United States Artillery, Light Company G).

Note: Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was assigned to command Harpers Ferry Arsenal, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, between 3 January and 2 April, 1861.

Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande, near Brownsville, Cameron County, to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Cameron County, Texas, 10 March, 1861; The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, under the command of First Lieutenant E R Platt, was ordered to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Cameron County, Texas, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain W H French, 1st United States Artillery, on 10 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Artillery, Companies F, K, L, and M.

Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Cameron County, Texas, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 19-30 March, 1861; The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Daniel Webster to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 19 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies C and E, under the command of Captains W B Johns and H B Clitz, respectively (See the United States Battalion Infantry). Light Company M arrived at arrived at Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Monroe County, Florida, on 24 March, 1861, and at Fort Taylor, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 25 March, 1861. Company M arrived at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 30 March, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Artillery, Companies F, K, L, and M, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain W H French, 1st United States Artillery, Company K, were stationed at Camp Witherell, near Brazos Island, Brazos Santiago, Texas, on 13 March, 1861, and the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, and the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies C and E, were assigned to garrison duty at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, between 30 March and 6 April, 1861.

Steamer Daniel Webster: 3rd United States Infantry, Companies C and E, Captains W B Johns and H B Clitz, respectively; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, First Lieutenant E R Platt; First Lieutenant H W Closson, 1st United States Artillery, Company F; Brevet Major & Captain W H French, 1st United States Artillery, Company K; First Lieutenant O L Morris, 1st United States Artillery, Company M

Garrison at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 5 April, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery; 3rd United States Infantry, Company C (70), Captain W B Johns; 3rd United States Infantry, Company E (68), Captain H B Clitz; 2nd United States Artillery (65), Light Company A; Captain W F Barry; 2nd United States Artillery (86), Light Company M; Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt

Note: Captain S Jones, 1st United States Artillery, Company F, was assigned a leave of absence on 24 May, 1858, and resigned at Washington, D. C., on 22 April, 1861, accepted on 27 April, 1861. The steamer Daniel Webster was ordered to Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Cameron County, Texas, on 15 February, 1861, and arrived at Fort Taylor, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 23 February, 1861, and at Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Monroe County, Florida, on 25 February, 1861. The steamer Daniel Webster arrived at Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 2 March, 1861, and at Brazos Santiago, Brazos Island, Cameron County, Texas, on 3 March, 1861.

Fort Pickens relief Expedition, 7-16 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, was stationed at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 6 April, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, embarked on the steam tug R L Mabey to the transport steamer Atlantic, at 3 PM on 6 April, 1861.

Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, 7-16 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was ordered to proceed by the transport steamer Atlantic, to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery, at 3.30 AM on 7 April, 1861, and arrived near Triangle Shoals, two miles below Fort Taylor, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, at 2 PM on 13 April, 1861. Light Company M was ordered to Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Monroe County, Florida, at 6 AM on 14 April, 1861, and arrived at 2 PM the same day. The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was ordered to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, at 9 PM on 14 April, 1861, and arrived at 6.30 PM on 16 April, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, disembarked in the evening on 16 April, 1861, and in the morning on 17 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Atlantic: Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery; Captain M C Meigs, United States Corps Engineers (See the United States Corps Engineers); 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A, Captain W F Barry (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A); 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt; United States Corps Engineers, Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane (See the United States Army, Department of Washington); 3rd United States Infantry, Company C, Second Lieutenant J McL Hildt; 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, Captain H B Clitz (See the United States Battalion Infantry)

General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Department of Florida, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, 13 April, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery, was assigned to command of the Department of Florida by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Department of Florida, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 13 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, 25 April, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery; 1st United States Artillery (80), Company A, Captain I Vogdes; 1st United States Artillery (40), Light Company G, First Lieutenant A J Slemmer; 2nd United States Artillery (90), Light Company A, Captain W F Barry; 2nd United States Artillery (90), Company H, Brevet Colonel & Captain H Brooks; Captain H A Allen, 2nd United States Artillery (88), Company K; Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery (90), Light Company M; 3rd United States Infantry (87), Company C, Second Lieutenant J McL Hildt; 3rd United States Infantry (90), Company E, Captain H B Clitz; United States Corps Engineers (60), Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane

Note: First Lieutenants E R Platt and J Thompson, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, were stationed at Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, on 30 April, 1861.

Second United States Artillery, (Light) Company M

The 2nd United States Artillery, Company M, was stationed at Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, between 17 April and 26 June, 1861.

Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 26 June-12 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company M, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Illinois to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 26 June, 1861, and arrived at Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Monroe County, Florida, on 30 June, 1861. Company M was ordered to Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 4 July, 1861, and arrived the same day. The 2nd United States Artillery, Company M, was ordered to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, at 3 PM on 8 July, 1861, and arrived in the morning on 12 July, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery, Company M, was appointed major, 5th United States Artillery, by General Orders No.33, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, to Washington, D. C., 13-14 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company M, and four light 12 pounder 1857 smoothbores was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 13 July, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at 7 AM on 14 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company M, was reorganised as light artillery at the Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, Washington, D. C., between 14 and 19 July, 1861, and First Lieutenant P O Craig, 2nd United States Artillery, and Cadet J R Meigs, West Point Military Academy, were assigned as volunteer aides to Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, at Capitol Hill, Washington, D. C., on 18 July, 1861.

Advance to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 19 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was ordered across the Potomac River at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., in the morning on 19 July, 1861, and was assigned to the Fourth Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, at Blackburn's Ford, on the Bull Run River, on 19 July, 1861.

Blackburn's Ford, on the Bull Run River, 19-21 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was stationed at Blackburn's Ford, on the Bull Run River, between 19 and 21 July, 1861, and the a section of the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G, under the command of First Lieutenant J Edwards, Jr., was assigned to Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, in the evening on 20, July, 1861 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G).

Retreat to Washington, D. C., 21-22 July, 1861: After the first battle of Bull Run the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was ordered to the heights east of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 6.30 PM on 21 July, 1861, and was accompanied by the 16th New York Infantry, the 18th New York Infantry, and the 31st New York Infantry, the 32nd New York Infantry, and a section of the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G. The company was ordered to proceed to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2 AM on 22 July, 1861, and proceeded by the Little River Turnpike to Arlington Heights, Fairfax County, Virginia, the same day. The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, arrived near Fort Albany, Prospect Hill, near the tollgate on the Columbia Turnpike, via Annandale and Bailey's Crosssroads, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 22 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was accompanied by the 1st New Jersey Infantry and 2nd New Jersey Infantry between Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, and Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 22 July, 1861, and was stationed near Fort Albany, Prospect Hill, near the tollgate on the Columbia Turnpike, on 25 July, 1861. Brevet Major & Captain H J Hunt, 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was appointed chief of artillery, McDowell's Army, at Washington, D. C., on 23 July, 1861.

Statement of artillery, Brevet Major & Chief of Atillery H J Hunt, 29 July, 1861: Four light 12 pounder smoothbores, M1857; One hundred & seven men

Distribution of troops, 1 January, 1861: Light Company A, Fort 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 (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A); 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, near Sand Hills, three miles above Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, Captain A Elzey (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E); 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, Leavenworth County, Kansas, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks (See the United States Army, Department of Washington); Company I, Fort Ridgely, on 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 Dimick, 2nd United States Artillery; Light Company M, Fort Brown, on Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, Captain B H Hill, 1st United States Artillery, 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; Light 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, 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.

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

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 Jefferson Barracks Reservation, on the Mississippi River, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, Light Company F, 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, on 8 February, 1861, and to proceed by the steamer Madara on the Arkansas River to St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 12 February, 1861. Light Company F arrived by the Mississippi River at Jefferson Barracks Reservation, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, on 22 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 Reservation, on the Mississippi River, Lemay, to St. Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, 10 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to St. Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, in the morning on 10 April, 1861, and arrived on 13 April, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was stationed at Jefferson Barracks Reservation, 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 (See the United States Battalion Infantry).

Troops stationed at St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, 13 April, 1861: 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, Captain N Lyon; 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 J 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

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company F, was stationed atSt. Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, under the command of Captain N Lyons, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, on 13 April, 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).

Colonel I B Richardson, 2nd Michigan Infantry, Fourth Brigade, First division, Army of the Northeastern Virginia: Colonel I B Richardson, 2nd Michigan Infantry, 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 (See the 2nd Michigan Infantry).

Organisation of Brigadier General W B Franklin's brigade, Division of the Potomac, 4 August, 1861: Brigadier General W B Franklin, United States Volunteers; 15th New York Infantry; 18th New York Infantry; 31st New York Infantry; 32nd New York Infantry; 1st New York Cavalry, Company C; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M, was assigned to Brigadier General W B Franklin's brigade, Division of the Potomac, by Special Orders No.10, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 4 August, 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.29: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp377-381
Major H J Hunt, Second United States Artillery, Light Company M, dated near Fort Albany, Prospect Hill, near the Toll Gate on the Columbia Turnpike, 25 July 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.28: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp373-377
Colonel I B Richardson, Second Michigan Infantry, Fourth Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, dated near Arlington, 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