The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Department of Washington

Captain J H King, 1st United States Infantry, Company I

Captain J H King, 1st United States Infantry, Company I

United States Army

Inspector General & Colonel J K F Mansfield, United States Army

United States Corps Engineers, Company A

First Lt. J C Duane

The United States Corps Engineers, Company A, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 19 January, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at 6 AM on 20 January, 1861.

Note: The United States Corps Engineers, Company A, was stationed at West Point Military Academy, Orange County, New York, on 18 January, 1861, and at the Columbian Armory, near Maryland Avenue, Washington, D. C., in the morning on 20 January, 1861. First Lieutenant J C Duane, United States Corps Engineers, Company A, was appointed captain, United States Corps Engineers, by General Orders No.64, War Deparment, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 6 August, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 2-3 April, 1861: The United States Corps Engineers, Company A, was ordered to Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 2 April, 1861, and arrived in the evening on 3 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 5 April, 1861: United States Corps Engineers (64), Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane; 2nd United States Artillery (65), Company H, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks; 2nd United States Artillery (63), Company K, Captain H A Allen

Note: The United States Corps Engineers, Company A, embarked on the steam tug R L Mabey to the transport steamer Atlantic, at 4 PM on 6 April, 1861.

Fort Pickens relief Expedition, 7-16 April, 1861

Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, 7-16 April, 1861: The United States Corps Engineers, Company A, 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. Company A 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. United States Corps Engineers, Company A, 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 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G).

Note: The United States Corps Engineers, Company A, and a detachment of the 3rd United States Infantry, Company E, disembarked at Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, at 2 AM on 17 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Infantry).

Transport steamer Atlantic: 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 (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company M); United States Corps Engineers, Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane; 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 Lieutenant J C Duane, United States Corps Engineers, Company A, was appointed captain, United States Corps Engineers, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 6 August, 1861.
Arrived at Washington, D. C., 18 January, 1861. Ordered to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, 7 April, 1861

First United States Infantry, Company I

Capt. J H King

The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel W Hoffman, 8th United States Infantry, on 15 February, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major General & Brigadier General D E Twiggs, United States Army, surrendered at San Antonio Barracks and Arsenal, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, to Colonel B McCulloch, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 18 February, 1861.

San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, to San Pedro Springs, near San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 16 February, 1861: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, evacuated San Antonio Barracks, Bexar County, Texas, on 16 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th United States Infantry, Company A (See the United States Battalion Infantry). Company I was ordered to San Pedro Springs, near San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Colonel H E McCulloch, Provisional Army of Texas, at 3 PM on 16 February, 1861, and arrived at Camp San Pedro, San Pedro Springs, near San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, the same day.

San Pedro Springs, near San Antonio, Bexar County, to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, 2-10 March, 1861: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was ordered to Green Lake, Calhoun County, Texas, on 2 March, 1861, and arrived on 10 March, 1861.

Green Lake to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, 28 March, 1861: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was ordered to Powderhorn Lake, near Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas, on 28 March, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Company A, and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies D, E, G, H, and I (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 31 March-11 April, 1861: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, embarked on the steamer Coatzacoalcos at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Bay, between Calhoun & Matagorda Counties, Texas, on 31 March, 1861, and were accompanied by the 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and H and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies B, D, E, G, H, and I. Company I arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Havana, Cuba, the same day. The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, arrived at Havana, Cuba, on 4 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 6 April, 1861. Company I arrived at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 11 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Companies A and H, were ordered to Key West Barracks, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, on 31 March, 1861, and arrived by the steamer Coatzacoalcos on 4 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Coatzacoalcos: 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant W H Jenifer; Company D, Captain I N Palmer; E, Captain G Stoneman; Company G, Second Lieutenant M M Kimmel; Company H, First Lieutenant W P Chambliss; Company I, Captain A G Brackett; 1st United States Infantry, Companies A, H, and I, Captains J N Caldwell, S D Carpenter, and J H King, respectively

Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, to Washington, D. C., 12-13 April, 1861: The 1st United States Infantry (33), Company I, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 12 April, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltiomre & Ohio Railroad, at 10.30 AM on 13 April, 1861.

Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, to E Street, Washington, D. C., 14 & 22 April, 1861: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was assigned to guard duty at the Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, Washington, D. C., by Special Orders No.2, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of Washington, Washington, D. C., on 14 April, 1861, and was ordered to E Street, Washington, D. C., by Special Orders No.19, paragraph VI, Department of Washington, Washington, D. C., on 22 April, 1861.

Abstract from returns of the Department of Washington, Colonel J F K Mansfield, United States Army, commanding, 30 April, 1861: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, was stationed at Washington, D. C., on 30 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st United States Infantry, Company I, across the Potomac River at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., in the evening on 17 June, 1861.
Arrived at Washington, D. C., 13 April, 1861

Distribution of troops, 1 January, 1861: Company A, Camp Verde, San Antonio & El Paso Road, Kerr County, Texas, Major S P Heintzelman, 1st United States Infantry; Company B, Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, Captain J B Plummer, 1st United States Infantry, Company C; Company C, Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, Captain J B Plummer, 1st United States Infantry, Company C; Company D, Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, Captain J B Plummer, 1st United States Infantry, Company C; Company E, Fort Arbuckle, on the Washita River, Indian Territory, Captain W E Prince; Company F, Fort Cobb, near Pond Creek, Indian Territory, Captain J B Plummer, 1st United States Infantry, Company C; Company G, Fort Chadbourne, on Oak Creek, Texas, Captain G W Wallace; Company H, Fort Stockton, near Comanche Springs, McLennan County, Texas, Captain S D Carpenter; Company I, San Antonio Barracks, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Captain J H King; Company K, Fort Lancaster, on Live Oak Creek, Crockett County, Texas, Captain R S Granger

Organisation of 1st United States Infantry, 3 April, 1861: Colonel C A Waite, Lieutenant Colonel G Morris, Majors S P Heintzelman and S Burbank; Company A, Captain J N Caldwell; Company B, Captain C C Gilbert; Company C, Captain J B Plummer; Company D, Captain D Huston, Jr.; Company E, Captain W E Prince; Company F, Captain S M Barton; Company H, Captain S D Carpenter; Company I, J H King; Company K, Captain R S Granger

First United States Artillery, Company D

Brevet Maj. & Capt. J A Haskin

The 1st United States Artillery, Company D, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain J A Haskin, surrendered at Baton Rouge Barracks, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, at 5 PM on 10 January, 1861 (See the Washington Battalion Artillery).

Note: First Lieutenant A P Hill, 1st United States Artillery, Company D, resigned on 1 March, 1861, and was appointed major, artillery, Confederate States Army, on 17 March, 1861. Major A P Hill was appointed colonel, 13th Virginia Infantry, on 9 May, 1861 (See the 13th Virginia Infantry).

Baton Rouge Barracks, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 13-29 January, 1861: The 1st United States Artillery, Company D, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Marengo to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 13 January, 1861, and arrived at Newport Barracks, on the Ohio River, Newport, Campbell County, Kentucky, on 21 January, 1861. Company D arrived at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, on 25 January, 1861.

Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 29-30 January, 1861: The 1st United States Artillery, Company D, was ordered to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 29 January, 1861, and arrived on 30 January, 1861.

Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 2-3 February, 1861: The 1st United States Artillery, Company D, acting as infantry, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 2 February, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at 6 AM on 3 February, 1861.

B Street North, near First Street East, Washington, D. C., 9 February, 1861: The 1st United States Artillery, Company D, was stationed at B Street North, near First Street East, Washington, D. C., on 9 February, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Fort Washington, on the Potomac River, Prince George's County, Maryland, 14 April, 1861, 1861: The 1st United States Artillery, Company D, was assigned to garrison duty at Fort Washington, on the Potomac River, Prince George's County, Maryland, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain J A Haskin, by Special Orders No.2, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Department of Washington, Washington, D. C., on 14 April, 1861, and proceeded on 15 April, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant R O Duryea, 1st United States Artillery, Company D, was stationed at Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, on 30 April, 1861, and the 37th New York Infantry, Company I, arrived at Fort Washington, on the Potomac River, Prince George's County, Maryland, on 5 August 1861 (See the 37th New York Infantry).
Arrived at Washington, D. C., 3 February, 1861

Second United States Artillery, Company H

Brevet Lieut. Col. & CapT. H Brooks
Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks, 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, was appointed major, 2nd United States Artillery, and First Lieutenant F H Larned, 2nd United States Artillery, Company B, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 28 April, 1861.

The 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, was stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, under the command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Major H Brooks, on 1 January 1861.

Garrison at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth Couny, Kansas, 1 January, 1861: 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A, Captain W F Barry; 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks; 1st United States Artillery, Light Company I, First Lieutenant J B Fry

Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 7-12 January, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, was ordered to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 8 AM on 7 January, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A, and the 1st United States Artillery, Company I. Company H arrived at Iatan, Platte County, Missouri, the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Platte Valley Raliroad to St Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, on 7 January, 1861. The 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, arrived by the Northern Central Railroad at Baltimore City, Maryland, via Chicago, Cook County, Illinois and Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, at 5.30 PM on 12 January, 1861, and was ordered to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, the same day.

Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 1 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, acting as infantry, was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 1 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, and a detachment of one hundred and twenty men of the United States Marine Corps (See the United States Marine Corps Battalion). Company H arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 10 AM the same day.

Seventeenth Street, opposite the War Department, near Lafayette Square, Washington, D. C., 1 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, was stationed on Seventeenth Street, opposite the War Department, near Lafayette Square, Washington, D. C., on 1 February, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 4-5 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, was ordered to Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, in the morning on 4 April, 1861, and arrived in the morning on 5 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 6 April, 1861: United States Corps Engineers (64), Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane; 2nd United States Artillery (65), Company H, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks; 2nd United States Artillery (63), Company K, Captain H A Allen

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, was ordered to Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, in the evening on 6 April, 1861.

Fort Pickens relief Expedition, 9-19 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, was stationed at Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, between 5 and 9 April, 1861.

Note: The United States General Service Recruits, Companies B (15), E (47), F (160), and G (68), were stationed at Fort Columbus, Governor's Island, New York Harbour, on 7 April, 1861, and were ordered to proceed by the steam tug C P Smith to the steamer Illinois in the afternoon on 8 April, 1861.

Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 9-19 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, was ordered to proceed by the transport steamer Illinois to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, in the morning on 9 April, 1861, and arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, in the morning on 17 April, 1861. Company H was ordered to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, the same day and arrived on 19 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Illinois: 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks; 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, Captain H A Allen; United States General Service Recruits, Companies B, E, F, and G

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: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks, 2nd United States Artillery, was appointed major, 4th United States Artillery, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 28 April, 1861.
Arrived at Washington D. C. 1 February, 1861

Second United States Artillery, Company K

Capt. H A Allen

The 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, under the command ofunder the command of Captain A Allen, was stationed at Plattsburgh Barracks, Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, on 21 January, 1861.

Plattsburgh Barracks, Plattsburgh, Clinton County, to Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 21-22 January, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, acting as infantry, under the command of Captain A Allen, was ordered to proceed by the Hudson River Railroad to New York City, New York, in the afternoon on 21 January, 1861, and arrived by the steamer Pope Catlin at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, in the evening on 22 January, 1861.

Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 29-31 January, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, was ordered to Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 29 January, 1861, and arrived on 31 January, 1861.

Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 1 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 1 February, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, and a detachment of one hundred and twenty men of the United States Marine Corps (See the United States Marine Corps Battalion). Company K arrived at Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 10 AM the same day.

E Street, near Sixth Street, Washington, D. C., 9 February, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, was stationed on E Street, near Sixth Street, Washington, D. C., on 9 February, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 4-5 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, at 6 AM on 4 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A). Company K arrived at Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, in the morning on 5 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 6 April, 1861: United States Corps Engineers (64), Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane; 2nd United States Artillery (65), Company H, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks; 2nd United States Artillery (63), Company K, Captain H A Allen

Note: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, was ordered to Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, in the evening on 6 April, 1861.

Fort Pickens relief Expedition, 9-19 April, 1861

The 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, was stationed at Fort Lafayette, New York Harbour, opposite Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, between 5 and 9 April, 1861.

Note: The United States General Service Recruits, Companies B (15), E (47), F (160), and G (68), were stationed at Fort Columbus, Governor's Island, New York Harbour, on 7 April, 1861, and were ordered to proceed by the steam tug C P Smith to the steamer Illinois in the afternoon on 8 April, 1861.

Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn (Kings County), New York City, New York, 9-19 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, was ordered to proceed by the transport steamer Illinois to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, in the morning on 9 April, 1861, and arrived at Key West, Monroe County, Florida, in the morning on 17 April, 1861. Company K was ordered to Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, the same day and arrived on 19 April, 1861.

Transport steamer Illinois: 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain H Brooks; 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, Captain H A Allen; United States General Service Recruits, Companies B, E, F, and G

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 Lieutenant J M Robertson, 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, was stationed at Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, on 30 April, 1861.
Arrived at Washington, D. C., 1 February, 1861

Fourth United States Artillery, Light Company F

Capt. C L Best
First Lieutenant C L Best, 4th United States Artillery, Company M, was appointed captain, 4th United States Artillery, Company F, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 29 April, 1861.

The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was stationed at Fort Ridgley, Artillery School of Practice, on the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, under the command of Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artillery, on 1 January, 1861.

Organisation of 4th United States Artillery, Company F, 22 May 1861, dated 29 April, 1861: Captain C L Best, First Lieutenant D D Perkins, Second Lieutenant L Martins

Garrison at Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, on the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, 1 January, 1861: Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artillery; 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 K, Captain G A DeRussy

Fort Ridgley, Artillery School of Practice, on the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, to Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 13-18 April, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Company F, acting as infantry, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain J C Pemberton, was ordered to proceed by steamer on the Minnesota River to Washington, D. C., on 13 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Artillery, Company I, under the command of Second Lieutenant T Grey (See the Garrison at Fort McHenry, Department of Annapolis). Company F arrived at St Pauls, Ramsey County, Minnesota, on 15 April, 1861, and was ordered to Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, the same day. The 4th United States Artillery, Company F, arrived at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, on 18 April, 1861.

Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, to Washington, D. C., 18 April, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Company F, was ordered to proceed by the Northern Central Railroad to Baltimore City, Maryland, at 9 AM on 18 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the Ringgold Light Artillery, the National Light Infantry, the Washington Artillery, the Logan Guards, and the Allen Infantry (See the 25th Pennsylvania Infantry). Company F arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., at 7 PM on 18 April, 1861.

Kingsford's Seminary, on E Street, Washington, D. C., 18 April, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Company F, was stationed at Kingsford's Seminary, on E Street, Washington, D. C., on 18 April, 1861.

Kingsford's Seminary, on E Street, to Washington Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, Washington, D. C., 23 April, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Company F, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain J C Pemberton, was ordered to the Washington Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, Washington, D. C., by Special Orders No.19, Paragraph I, Department of Washington, Washington, D. C., on 22 April, 1861, and proceeded on 23 April, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain J C Pemberton, 4th United States Artillery, Company F, resigned at Washington, D. C., on 29 April, 1861, and was appointed lieutenant colonel, artillery, Confederate States Army, on 15 June, 1861, dated 16 March, 1861. First Lieutenant E McK. Hudson, 4th United States Artillery, Light Company K, was ordered to Fort Ward, Bedloe's Island, Upper New York Bay, by Special Orders No.20, Headquarters of the Army, Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 14 March, 1861 dated 6 February, 1861, and was stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 20 May, 1861.

Abstract from returns of the Department of Washington, Colonel J F K Mansfield, United States Army, commanding, 30 April, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Company F, under the command of First Lieutenant N H McLean, 2nd United States Infantry, was stationed at the Navy Yard, Washington, D. C., on 30 April, 1861.

Note: The The 4th United States Artillery, Company F, was stationed at the Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, Washington, D. C., on 5 June, 1861, and the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company D, was ordered to Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, Washington, D. C., on 6 June, 1861.

Washington Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, Washington, D. C., to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 6-7 June, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Company F, under the command of First Lieutenant E Mck. Hudson, 4th United States Artillery, Company K, was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, in the afternoon on 6 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K (See the United States Battalion Infantry). Company F arrived at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 7 June, 1861.

Note: The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was assigned four 6 pounder smoothbores and two 12 pounder howitzers at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, between 7 and 20 June, 1861.

Army of Pennsylvania, 30 June-25 July, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was stationed at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 19 June, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, 20 June, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to proceed by the Cumberland Valley Railroad to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, on 20 June, 1861, and arrived at the old Agricultural Fairgrounds, between Hagerstown and Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, via Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, the same day.

Note: First Lieutenant E Mck. Hudson, 4th United States Artillery, Company K, was appointed captain, 14th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant D D Perkins, 4th United States Artillery, Company E, was appointed captain, 4th United States Artillery, Company H, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 17 May, 1861. Major L P Graham, 2nd United States Dragoons, was commanding at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 23 May, 1861.

Hagerstown to Downsville, Washington County, Maryland, 30 June, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to Downsville, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 30 June, 1861.

Note: The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was assigned to the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, at Downsville, Washington County, Maryland, on 30 June, 1861 (See the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Skirmish at Falling Waters or Hoke Run, one mile south of Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, 2 July, 1861: Two sections of the 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, were ordered to proceed across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, in the vicinity of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 2 July, 1861, and arrived at W Porterfield's Farm, on the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike, one and a half miles southwest of Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 7 AM the same day. The two sections of Light Company F were engaged in a skirmish at Falling Waters or Hoke Run, one mile south of Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 9 AM on 2 July, 1861, and arrived at Hoke Run, one mile south of Hainesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening the same day.

Note: A section of the 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, and two 6 pounder smoothbores, under the command of Captain E McK Hudson, 14th United States Infantry, supported by the Philadelphia City Cavalry, First Troop, was temporarily assigned to the Sixth Brigade, Second Divison, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel J J Abercrombie, 7th United States Infantry, and a section and one 6 pounder smoothbore and one 12 pounder howitzer, under the command of First Lieutenant D D Perkins, supported by the 23rd Pennsylvania Infantry to the First Brigade, First Divison, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, on 2 July, 1861.

Organisation of First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania, 2 July, 1861: Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry; 6th Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel J Nagle; 21st Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel J F Ballier; 23rd Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel C P Dare; 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies A, C, F, and K, Captain R W Johnson, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company F; section of 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, First Lieutenant D D Perkins

Organisation of Sixth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, 2 July, 1861: Colonel J J Abercrombie, 7th United States Infantry; 1st Wisconsin Infantry, Colonel J C Starkweather; the 11th Pennsylvania Infantry, Colonel P Jarrett; section of the 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, Captain E McK Hudson, 14th United States Infantry; Philadelphia City Cavalry, 1st Troop, Captain T C James; Philadelphia Independent Rangers, Captain W McMullen

Hoke Run, one mile south of Hainesville, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 3 July, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to proceed by the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 3 July, 1861, and arrived at 12 PM the same day.

Note: The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was assigned to the Seventh Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania, on 8 July, 1861 (See the Seventh Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, 15-17 July, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, the same day. Light Company F was ordered to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived via Middleway or Smithfield, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Charlestown to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Army of The Shenandoah, 25 July-17 August, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was stationed at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 27 July, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, 28 July, 1861 The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was ordered across the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 28 July, 1861.

Note: The 4th United States Artillery, Light Company F, was assigned to the Third Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, under the command of Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.36, Headquarters, Army of the Shenandoah, Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 29 July, 1861 (See the Seventh Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania).
Arrived at Washington, D. C., 18 April, 1861. Ordered to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 6 June, 1861

Distribution of troops, 1 January, 1861: Company A, Camp Floyd, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry; Company B, Camp Floyd, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry; Company C, Camp Floyd, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry; Company D, Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimock, 2nd United States Artillery; Company E, Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery; Company F, Fort Laramie, on the Laramie River, Nebraska Territory, Colonel E B Alexander, 10th United States Infantry; Company G, Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery; Company H, Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery; Company I, Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery; Company K, Fort Ridgely, Artillery School of Practice, on the Minnesota River, Nicollett County, Minnesota, Major W W Morris, 4th United States Artillery (See the Garrison at Fort McHenry, Department of Annapolis & Maryland); Company L, Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimock, 2nd United States Artillery; Company M, Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery

Organisation of 4th United States Artillery, 3 April, 1861: Colonel S Benton, Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, Majors G Porter and W W Morris; Company A, Captain F N Clarke; Company B, Captain J Gibson; Company C, Captain G W Hazzard; Company D, Captain J Roberts; Company E, Captain G W Getty; Company F, Brevet Major & Captain J C Pemberton; Company G, Captain A P Howe; Company H, Captain J P McCowen; Company I, Captain J S Garland; Company K, Captain G A DeRussy; Company L, Brevet Major & Captain T Williams; Company M, Captain J A Brown

Camp Floyd, Company A, 1 January, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Company A, were stationed at Camp Floyd, Headquarters, Department of Utah, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry, on 1 January, 1861, and Colonel P St. G Cooke, 2nd United States Dragoons, on 15 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Garrison at Camp Floyd, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry; 2nd United States Dragoons, Company B, Captain J Buford; 2nd United States Dragoons, Company E, Captain R P Campbell; 10th United States Infantry, Company E, Captain H Heth; 10th United States Infantry, Company I, Captain J A Grove; 4th United States Artillery, Company A, Captain F N Clarke; 4th United States Artillery, Company B, Captain J Gibson; 4th United States Artillery, Company C, Captain G W Hazzard

Note: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry, was assigned to command the Department of Washington, at Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.9, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 9 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Columbus, Governors Island, New York Harbour, by General Orders No.12, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 27 April, 1861. Captain F N Clarke, 4th United States Artillery, Company A, was stationed at Fort Crittenden on 6 February, 1861, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, on 25 May, 1861. Camp Floyd, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, was renamed Fort Crittenden on 6 February, 1861,

Camp Floyd, Company B, 1 January, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Company B, were stationed at Camp Floyd, Headquarters, Department of Utah, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry, on 1 January, 1861, and Colonel P St. G Cooke, 2nd United States Dragoons, on 15 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Garrison at Camp Floyd, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry; 2nd United States Dragoons, Company B, Captain J Buford; 2nd United States Dragoons, Company E, Captain R P Campbell; 10th United States Infantry, Company E, Captain H Heth; 10th United States Infantry, Company I, Captain J A Grove; 4th United States Artillery, Company A, Captain F N Clarke; 4th United States Artillery, Company B, Captain J Gibson; 4th United States Artillery, Company C, Captain G W Hazzard

Note: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry, was assigned to command the Department of Washington, at Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.9, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 9 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Columbus, Governors Island, New York Harbour, by General Orders No.12, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 27 April, 1861. Captain J Gibson, 4th United States Artillery, Company B, was stationed at Fort Crittenden, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, on 25 May, 1861. Camp Floyd, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, was renamed Fort Crittenden on 6 February, 1861,

Camp Floyd, Company C, 1 January, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Company C, were stationed at Camp Floyd, Headquarters, Department of Utah, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry, on 1 January, 1861, and Colonel P St. G Cooke, 2nd United States Dragoons, on 15 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Garrison at Camp Floyd, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry; 2nd United States Dragoons, Company B, Captain J Buford; 2nd United States Dragoons, Company E, Captain R P Campbell; 10th United States Infantry, Company E, Captain H Heth; 10th United States Infantry, Company I, Captain J A Grove; 4th United States Artillery, Company A, Captain F N Clarke; 4th United States Artillery, Company B, Captain J Gibson; 4th United States Artillery, Company C, Captain G W Hazzard

Note: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry, was assigned to command the Department of Washington, at Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.9, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 9 April, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Columbus, Governors Island, New York Harbour, by General Orders No.12, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 27 April, 1861. Captain G W Hazzard, 4th United States Artillery, Company C, was on sick leave at Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, on 1 February, 1861, and was stationed at Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 12 March, 1861. Note: Camp Floyd, near Fairfield, Utah Territory, was renamed Fort Crittenden on 6 February, 1861,

Fort Monroe, Company D, 1 January, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Company D, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimock, 2nd United States Artillery, was stationed at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, on 1 January, 1861.

Note: Captain J Roberts, 4th United States Artillery, Company D, was stationed at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, on 28 October, 1861, and was appointed major, 4th United States Artillery, by General Orders No.106, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 5 December, 1861, dated 3 September, 1861. Detachments of the 4th United States Artillery, Companies D (6) and L (6), 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 I).

Fort Randall, Company E, 1 January & 24 April, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Company E, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery, was stationed at Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, on 1 January, 1861, and under the command of Captain G W Getty, 4th United States Artillery, Company E, on 23 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery; 4th United States Artillery, Company E, Captain G W Getty; 4th United States Artillery, Company G, Captain A P Howe, 4th United States Artillery, Company H, Captain J P McCowen; 4th United States Artillery, Company I, Captain J S Garland; 4th United States Artillery, Company M, Captain J A Brown

Note: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery, arrived at St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, on 22 January, 1861, and was sick on a leave of absence at St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, on 15 February, 1861.

Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, to Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, 24 April-18 June, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Company E, under the command of Captain G W Getty, 4th United States Artillery, Company E, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Omaha on the Missouri River to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 24 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 4th United States Artillery, Companies G and I. Company E arrived at Omaha, Dakota Territory, at 8 PM on 2 May, 1861, and disembarked near Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, on 3 May, 1861. The 4th United States Artillery, Company E, arrived at Eddyville, Mahaska, Monroe, and Wapello Counties, Iowa, on 16 May, 1861, and at Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, on 17 May, 1861. Company E was ordered to proceed by the Chicago, Burlington & Peoria Railroad to Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, in the evening the same day and arrived at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, on 18 May, 1861. The 4th United States Artillery, Company E, arrived by the Chicago & Cincinnati Railroad at Camp Munroe, Orphan's Asylum, near Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, in the morning on 19 May, 1861.

Note: The 4th United States Artillery, Companies E, G, and I, were ordered to Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, in the morning on 20 May, 1861, and were stationed at Camp Dennison, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, on 18 June, 1861.

Garrison at Camp Munroe, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, 18 June, 1861: 4th United States Artillery, Company E, Captain G W Getty; 4th United States Artillery, Company G, Captain A P Howe; 4th United States Artillery, Company I, First Lieutenant O A Mack

Note: Captain G W Getty, 4th United States Artillery, Company E, was appointed major, 5th United States Artillery, by General Orders No.65, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 23 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant J C Clark, Jr., was appointed captain, 4th United States Artillery, Company E, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 17 May, 1861.

Fort Randall, Company G, 1 January & 24 April, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Company G, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery, was stationed at Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, on 1 January, 1861, and under the command of Captain G W Getty, 4th United States Artillery, Company E, on 23 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery; 4th United States Artillery, Company E, Captain G W Getty; 4th United States Artillery, Company G, Captain A P Howe, 4th United States Artillery, Company H, Captain J P McCowen; 4th United States Artillery, Company I, Captain J S Garland; 4th United States Artillery, Company M, Captain J A Brown

Note: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery, arrived at St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, on 22 January, 1861, and was sick on a leave of absence at St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, on 15 February, 1861. Captain A P Howe, 4th United States Artillery, Company G, was stationed at Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, on 23 April, 1861.

Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, to Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, 24 April-18 June, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Company G, under the command of Captain G W Getty, 4th United States Artillery, Company E, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Omaha on the Missouri River to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 24 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 4th United States Artillery, Companies E and I. Company G arrived at Omaha, Dakota Territory, at 8 PM on 2 May, 1861, and disembarked near Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, on 3 May, 1861. The 4th United States Artillery, Company G, arrived at Eddyville, Mahaska, Monroe, and Wapello Counties, Iowa, on 16 May, 1861, and at Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, on 17 May, 1861. Company G was ordered to proceed by the Chicago, Burlington & Peoria Railroad to Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, in the evening the same day and arrived at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, on 18 May, 1861. The 4th United States Artillery, Company G, arrived by the Chicago & Cincinnati Railroad at Camp Munroe, Orphan's Asylum, near Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, in the morning on 19 May, 1861.

Note: The 4th United States Artillery, Companies E, G, and I, were ordered to Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, in the morning on 20 May, 1861, and were stationed at Camp Dennison, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, on 18 June, 1861.

Garrison at Camp Munroe, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, 18 June, 1861: 4th United States Artillery, Company E, Captain G W Getty; 4th United States Artillery, Company G, Captain A P Howe; 4th United States Artillery, Company I, First Lieutenant O A Mack

Fort Randall, Company H, 1 January, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Company H, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery, was stationed at Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery; 4th United States Artillery, Company E, Captain G W Getty; 4th United States Artillery, Company G, Captain A P Howe, 4th United States Artillery, Company H, Captain J P McCowen; 4th United States Artillery, Company I, Captain J S Garland; 4th United States Artillery, Company M, Captain J A Brown

Note: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery, arrived at St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, on 22 January, 1861, and was sick on a leave of absence at St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, on 15 February, 1861. Captain J P McCowen, 4th United States Artillery, Company H, resigned at Louisville, Kentucky, on 6 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant D D Perkins, 4th United States Artillery, Company F, was appointed captain, 4th United States Artillery, Company H, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 17 May, 1861.

Fort Randall, Company I, 1 January & 24 April, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Company I, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery, was stationed at Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, on 1 January, 1861, and under the command of Captain G W Getty, 4th United States Artillery, Company E, on 23 April, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery; 4th United States Artillery, Company E, Captain G W Getty; 4th United States Artillery, Company G, Captain A P Howe, 4th United States Artillery, Company H, Captain J P McCowen; 4th United States Artillery, Company I, Captain J S Garland; 4th United States Artillery, Company M, Captain J A Brown

Note: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery, arrived at St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, on 22 January, 1861, and was sick on a leave of absence at St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, on 15 February, 1861.

Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, to Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, 24 April-18 June, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Company I, under the command of Captain G W Getty, 4th United States Artillery, Company E, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Omaha on the Missouri River to Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, on 24 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 4th United States Artillery, Companies E and G. Company I arrived at Omaha, Dakota Territory, at 8 PM on 2 May, 1861, and disembarked near Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, on 3 May, 1861. The 4th United States Artillery, Company I, arrived at Eddyville, Mahaska, Monroe, and Wapello Counties, Iowa, on 16 May, 1861, and at Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, on 17 May, 1861. Company I was ordered to proceed by the Chicago, Burlington & Peoria Railroad to Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, in the evening the same day and arrived at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, on 18 May, 1861. The 4th United States Artillery, Company I, arrived by the Chicago & Cincinnati Railroad at Camp Munroe, Orphan's Asylum, near Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, in the morning on 19 May, 1861.

Note: The 4th United States Artillery, Companies E, G, and I, were ordered to Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, in the morning on 20 May, 1861, and were stationed at Camp Dennison, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, on 18 June, 1861.

Garrison at Camp Munroe, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Carthage, near Cincinnati, Ohio, 18 June, 1861: 4th United States Artillery, Company E, Captain G W Getty; 4th United States Artillery, Company G, Captain A P Howe; 4th United States Artillery, Company I, First Lieutenant O A Mack

Note: Captain J S Garland, 4th United States Artillery, Company I, was assigned a leave of absence on 30 May, 1861, and retired due to incapacity on 29 November, 1861. First Lieutenant O A Mack, 4th United States Artillery, Company I, was appointed captain, 13th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.65, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 23 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, 13 April, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Recruits, 1st Company, under the command of First Lieutenant R Saxton, 4th United States Artillery, Company I, was stationed at St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, under the command of Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, on 13 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Infantry).

Note: First Lieutenant R Saxton, 4th United States Artilley, Company I, was appointed assistant quartermaster and captain, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 13 May, 1861.

Fort Monroe, Companiy L, 1 January, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Company L, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Dimock, 2nd United States Artillery, were stationed at Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, on 1 January, 1861.

Note: Brevet Major & Captain T Williams, 4th United States Artillery, Company L, 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, and First Lieutenant R V W Howard, 4th United States Artillery, Company E, captain, 4th United States Artillery, Company L, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861. Detachments of the 4th United States Artillery, Companies D (6) and L (6), 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 I).

Fort Randall, Company M, 1 january, 1861

The 4th United States Artillery, Company M, under the command of Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery, was stationed at Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, on 1 January, 1861.

Garrison at Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, 1 January, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery; 4th United States Artillery, Company E, Captain G W Getty; 4th United States Artillery, Company G, Captain A P Howe, 4th United States Artillery, Company H, Captain J P McCowen; 4th United States Artillery, Company I, Captain J S Garland; 4th United States Artillery, Company M, Captain J A Brown

Note: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J Munroe, 4th United States Artillery, arrived at St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, on 22 January, 1861, and was sick on a leave of absence at St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, on 15 February, 1861. Captain J A Brown, 4th United States Artillery, Company M, was assigned to command Fort Randall, near the Missouri River, Nebraska Territory, on 24 April, 1861, and resigned on 25 June, 1861. First Lieutenant J Mendenhall was appointed captain, 4th United States Artillery, Company M, by General Orders No.106, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 5 December, 1861, dated 3 July, 1861,

St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, 13 April, 1861: The 4th United States Artillery, Recruits, 2nd Company, under the command of Second Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artillery, Company M, was stationed at St Louis Arsenal, St. Louis County, Missouri, under the command of Captain N Lyon, 2nd United States Infantry, Company B, on 13 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Infantry).

Note: Second Lieutenant W L Lothrop, 4th United States Artilley, Company M, was appointed first lieutennat, 4th United States Artilley, Company M, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 20 February, 1861, and assistant quartermaster and captain, by General Orders No.64, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 3 August, 1861.

Second United States Dragoons, Company I

Capt. T Hight
First Lieutenant T Hight, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company B, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 13 May, 1861.

The 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, under the command of First Lieutenant T Hight, Company B, was stationed at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 5 February, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to Washington, D. C., detachment, 6-7 February, 1861: A detachment of forty men of the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, under the command of First Lieutenant J P Holliday, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, were ordered to Washington, D. C., at 3 PM on 6 February, 1861, and arrived in the afternoon on 7 February, 1861.

Note: A detachment of forty men of the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, was stationed at Burch's Stable, opposite Willard's Hotel, on the corner of Fourteenth and D Streets, Washington, D. C., on 9 February, 1861, and 29 April, 1861.

Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, to Washington, D. C., detachment, 15-16 February, 1861: A detachment of forty men of the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company I, under the command of First Lieutenant T Hight, Company B, were ordered to Washington, D. C., at 3 PM on 15 February, 1861, and arrived at Burch's Stable, on Fourteenth and D Streets, Washington, D. C., at 12 PM on 16 February, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant J P Holliday, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company F, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Dragoons, Company C, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 9 May, 1861.
Arrived at Washington, D. C., 7 & 16 February, 1861

Second United States Cavalry, Company D

Capt. W P Chambliss
Captain I N Palmer, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, was appointed major, 2nd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.24, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861, and First Lieutenant W P Chambliss, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 6 April, 1861.

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, was stationed at Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H, on 21 February, 1861, and arrived by the steamer Coatzacoalcos at the Pier No.29, on West and Warren Streets, New York City, New York County, New York, at 1 PM on 11 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 12-13 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry (59), Company D, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H. Company D arrived at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the evening the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 4 AM on 13 April, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, arrived at Baltimore City, Maryland, in the morning the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at 9.30 AM on 13 April, 1861. Company D arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., in the morning the same day.

Opposite the War Department, on Seventeenth Street, Washington, D. C., 13 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, was stationed opposite the War Department, on Seventeenth Street, Washington, D. C., on 13 April, 1861.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies D and H, were stationed in a house between the War Department and Fort Lawson, a mansion west of the War Department, on Seventeenth Street, Washington, D. C., on 29 April, 1861, and at the Treasury building, on Fifteenth Street, Washington, D. C., on 14 May, 1861.

Abstract from returns of the Department of Washington, Colonel J F K Mansfield, United States Army, commanding, 30 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, was stationed at Washington, D. C., on 30 April, 1861.

Skirmish at Great Falls, on the Potomac River, 7-8 July, 1861: The 8th District of Columbia Militia Battalion Infantry, under the command of Captain W Kryzanowski, was engaged in a skirmish at Great Falls, on the Potomac River, on 7 July, 1861, and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, was ordered to Great Falls, on the Potomac River, as support to the 8th District of Columbia Militia Battalion Infantry at 4 PM on 8 July, 1861 (See the District of Columbia Militia, Department of Washington).

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, was stationed at the Chain or Little Falls Bridge, two and a half miles above Georgetown, D. C., on 5 August, 1861.
Arrived at Washington, D. C., 17 April 1861

Second United States Cavalry, Company H

First Lt. W Mclean
First Lieutenant K Garrard, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company G, was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, by General Orders No.8, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, dated 27 February, 1861.

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was stationed at Camp Cooper, on the Brazos River, Throckmorton County, Texas, under the command of Captain S D Carpenter, 1st United States Infantry, Company H, on 21 February, 1861, and arrived by the steamer Coatzacoalcos at Pier No.29, on West and Warren Streets, New York City, New York County, New York, at 1 PM on 11 April, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry).

Note: Captain K Garrard, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, did not proceed to New York City, New York County, New York, due to illness, on 21 February, 1861, and was captured at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, on 12 April, 1861.

New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 12-13 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry (41), Company H, under the command of First Lieutenant W P Chambliss, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the command of Captain I N Palmer, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D, in the afternoon on 12 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company D. Company H arrived at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the evening the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 4 AM on 13 April, 1861. The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, arrived at Baltimore City, Maryland, in the morning the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at 9.30 AM on 13 April, 1861. Company D arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., in the morning the same day.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, under the command of Captain W T Magruder, 1st United States Dragoons, Company E, was stationed in the vicinity of City Hall, on E Street, Washington, D. C., on 29 April, 1861, and at the Treasury building, on Fifteenth Street, Washington, D. C., on 14 May, 1861.

Abstract from returns of the Department of Washington, Colonel J F K Mansfield, United States Army, commanding, 30 April, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, under the command of Captain I N Palmer, was stationed at Washington, D. C., on 30 April, 1861.

Note: Captain N G Evans, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, resigned on 27 February, 1861, and was appointed major, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 21 May, 1861, dated 16 March, 1861 (See the Seventh (Demi) Brigade, Army of the Potomac). First Lieutenant R N Eagle was assigned to command the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, on 21 February, 1861, and was appointed captain, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company C, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 25 April, 1861. Second Lieutenant W McLean, was assigned to the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company K, at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on 28 April, 1861, and was appointed first lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company A, by General Orders No.24, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861, dated 9 May, 1861. First Lieutenant W McLean arrived at Washington, D. C., on 5 July, 1861, and was assigned to command the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, between 5 July and 22 September, 1861.

Rockville Expedition, 10-30 June, 1861

The 2nd United States Cavalry (41), Company H, under the command of Captain W T Magruder, 1st United States Dragoons, Company E, was ordered to Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, under the command of Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, to secure the area of Maryland along the Potomac River northwest of Washington, D. C., on 10 June, 1861, and arrived at 11 AM the same day (See the Rockville Expedition).

Rockville to Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, 14 June, 1861: The Second United States Cavalry, Company H, was ordered to Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, at 8 AM on 14 June, 1861, and was accompanied by Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry.

Note: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was stationed at Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, under the command of Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, on 27 June, 1861.

Special Orders No.109, Headquarters, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., 30 June, 1861: Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, was ordered to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.109, Headquarters, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 30 June, 1861.

Washington, D. C., 2 July, 1861

The Second United States Cavalry, Company H, was stationed in the vicinity of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, on 1 July, 1861.

Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 2 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was ordered to Washington, D. C., on 2 July, 1861.

Treasury building, on Fifteenth Street, Washington, D. C., 21 July, 1861: The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was assigned to guard duty at the Treasury building, on Fifteenth Street, Washington, D. C., during the first battle of Bull Run on 21 July, 1861.

Note: Detachments of the 1st United States Mounted Recruits were ordered to the Long Bridge, on Fourteenth Street, Washington, D. C.; the Aqueduct Bridge, on Rock Creek; Pennsylvania Avenue tollgate, at the junction of the road leading to the northern bridge of the Eastern Branch of Potomac River and Baltimore Turnpike; and the New Jersey Avenue Station, on New Jersey Avenue, Washington, D. C., by Special Orders No.119, Headquarters, Troops at Washington, D. C., on 11 April, 1861.

Special Orders No.4, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., 1 August, 1861: The 6th Maine Infantry and the 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, were assigned to Colonel W F Smith, 3rd Vermont Infantry, at the Chain or Little Falls Bridge, two and a half miles above Georgetown, D. C., by Special Orders No.4, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 1 August, 1861 (See the Volunteers, Department of Washington).

The 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, was assigned to Colonel W F Smith's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, by Special Orders No.10, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 4 August, 1861, and was stationed at the Chain or Little Falls Bridge, two and a half miles above Georgetown, D. C., on 5 August, 1861.
Arrived at Washington, D. C., 17 April, 1861

Sources

"A company of sappers and miners, ordered from West Point, arrived in the cars at six o'clock yesterday morning. They number sixty-two men, and are officered by Lieuteants Duane and Weitzel."

The National Republican, 21 January, 1861 - Sixty-two Sappers and Miners from West Point

"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

"A detachment of 160 men, under Maj. Pemberton, left St. Paul en route for Washington yesterday."

The Evening Star, 17 April, 1861 - Chicago, 16 April, 1861

"The New York Eighth, Thirteenth, and Twenty-eighth Regiments are all encamped near the Sixty-ninth Regiment. A company of United States infantry, Captain King, passed over into Virginia this evening."

The Evening Star, 19 April, 1861 - The first arrival of troops

"The same train also brought Compnay F, Fourth Artillery, U.S.A., Major Pemberton, and 60 men, from Fort Ridgely, Minnesota. This company was marched to E-street quarters."

The Evening Star, 17 June, 1861 - Movements across the river

"By 9 a. m., Porter had these five companies, comprising 482 officers and men, mustered into the service of the United States, loaded on board a Northern Central Railway train and started for Washington. They had for company on the train forty-five regulars of the 4th Artillery en route for Fort McHenry, under the command of Captain J. C. Pemberton, that recreant son of Pennsylvania who, deserting the flag of his country, joined the Southern Confederacy, became one of its Lieut. Generals, and is now only known to fame as having unconditionally surrendered his command at Vicksburg to General Ulysses S. Grant."

A few acts and actors in the tragedy of the Civil War in the United States, by William Bender Wilson

"The only regular troops near the capital of the country were 300 or 400 marines at the marine barracks, and 3 officers and 53 men of ordnance at the Washington arsenal."

"Stone immediately set to work to organize the volunteers for the preservation of order in the District, and by mid-February was able to report that thirty-three companies of infantry and riflemen and two troops of cavalry were on the lists of the District volunteer force; and all had been uniformed, equipped, and put under frequent drill."

"Washington's or rather the District of Columbia's militia organisations mustered into the service of the United States, from April 9 to April 27, when enlistment solely for the District defense ceased, numbered 34 companies and 3,019 men."

Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D. C., Volume 60/62 (1960/1962), pp. 123-133: Military activities in Washington in 1861, by Elden E Billings

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

That body of brave men: The U.S. Regular Infantry and the Civil War in the West, by Mark Wells Johnson

Lincoln's abolitionist general: The biography of David Hunter, by Edward A Miller

The siege of Washington: The untold story of the twelve days that shook the Union, by John Lockwood and Charles Lockwood

A history of the national capital from its foundation through the period of the adoption of the organic act, Volume 2, by Wilhelmus Bogart Bryan

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

Brevet Colonel & Major H Brown, 2nd United States Artillery, was assigned to command the United States troops stationed at Washington, D. C., and Fort McHenry, near Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, between 6 January and 4 April, 1861.

United States Army, Washington, D. C., 2 January 1861: A detachment of three to four hundred men of the United States Marine Corps were stationed at the Marine Barracks, Washington, D. C., and fifty-three men of the United States Ordnance Department at the Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, Washington, D. C., on 2 January, 1861.

United States Army stationed at Washington, D. C., 9 February, 1861: 1st United States Artillery, Light Company I, First Lieutenant J B Fry, at the corner of Eighteenth and G Streets, Washington, D. C.; 1st United States Artillery, Company D, Brevet Major & Captain J A Haskin, on B Street North, near First Street East, Washington, D. C.; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A, Captain W F Barry, at the Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, Washington, D. C. (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A); 2nd United States Artillery, Company E, Captain A Elzey, at the south wing of the Treasury Building, Washington, D. C. (See the 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E); 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Major H Brooks, on Seventeenth Street, opposite the War Department, Washington, D. C.; 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, Captain H A Allen, on E Street, near Sixth Street, Washington, D. C.; 2nd United States Dragoons, Company C, Detachment, First Lieutenant J P Holliday, Company B, at Burch's Stables, at the corner of Fourteenth and D Streets, Washington, D. C.; United States Dragoons, Detachment, First Lieutenant C Griffin, 2nd United States Artillery, near City Hall, Washington, D. C.; United States Corps Engineers, Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane, at the Columbian Armory, Washington, D. C.

Note: United States Corps Engineers, Company A, First Lieutenant J C Duane, was assigned to Brevet Lieutenant General & Major General W Scott, United States Army, at Washington, D. C., on 21 January, 1861.

Military escort to President J Buchanan and President-elect A Lincoln, 4 March, 1861: The United States Corps Engineers, Company A, under the command of First Lieutenant J C Duane, and a detachment of the 2nd United States Dragoons were assigned as escort to the carriage carrying President J Buchanan and President-elect A Lincoln, on 4 March, 1861 (See the District of Columbia Militia, Department of Washington).

Distribution, United States Army, 4 March, 1861: 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company A, Captain W F Barry, near the Capital, Washington, D. C.; 1st United States Artillery, Company D, Brevet Major & Captain J A Haskins, at B Street, Washington, D. C.; 1st United States Artillery, Light Company I, First Lieutenant J B Fry, at the Treasury Building, Washington, D. C.; 2nd United States Artillery, Company H, Brevet Colonel & Major H Brooks, at Seventeenth Street, opposite the War Department, Washington, D. C.; United States Dragoons, Detachment, First Lieutenant C Griffin, at City Hall, Washington, D. C.; 2nd United States Artillery, Company K, Captain H A Allen, at E Street, Washington, D. C.; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, Captain A Elzey, at the Treasury Building, Washington, D. C.

Special Orders No.55 3/4, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., 3 April, 1861: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain J B Magruder, 1st United States Artillery, Company I, was assigned to command the troops temporarily stationed at Washington, D. C., by Special Orders No.55 3/4, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 3 April, 1861, and assumed command by Special Orders No.107, Headquarters, Artillery Battalion, Washington, D. C., on 4 April, 1861 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company I).

Note: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain J B Magruder, 1st United States Artillery, Company I, resigned on 20 April, 1861.

Department of Washington, 9 April-25 July, 1861

Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry, was assigned to comand the troops in and around Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Troops in Washington, D. C., on 7 April, 1861.

General Orders No.9, Paragraph I, War Department, Washinton, D. C., 9 April, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry, was assigned to command a military department, taken from the Department of the East, and called the Department of Washington, consisting of the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia according to its original boundary, Headquartes Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.9, Paragraph I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 9 April, 1861.

General Orders No.12, Paragraph I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washinton, D. C., 27 April, 1861: Inspector General & Colonel J K F Mansfield, United States Army, was assigned to command the Military Department of Washington including the District of Columbia, according to its original boundary, Fort Washington and the county adjacent, and the State of Maryland as far as Bladensburg, inclusive, Headquarters Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.12, Paragraph I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 27 April, 1861.

Note: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, United States Army, was appointed superintendent of the recruiting service at Fort Columbus, on Governor's Island, New York Harbour, by General Orders No.12, Paragraph IV, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 27 April, 1861.

Department of Northeastern Virginia, 27 May-25 July, 1861

Brevet Major (First Lieutenant) & Assistant Adjutant GeneralI McDowell, United States Army, was appointed brigadier general, United States Army, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

General Orders No.26, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., 27 May, 1861: Brigadier General I McDowell, United States Army, was assigned to command a new Military Geographical Department including all the part of Virginia, east of the Allegheny mountains and north of the James River, except Fort Monroe and sixty miles around the same, Headquarters movable according to circumstances, by General Orders No.26, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 27 May, 1861.

Division of the Potomac, 25 July, 1861

Major General G B McClellan, United States Army, assumed command of the Division of the Potomac, comprising the Departments of Washington and Northeastern Virginia, Headquarters Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 27 July, 1861.

General Orders No.47, Paragragh I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., 25 July, 1861: The counties of Washington and Allegheny in Maryland and such other parts of Virginia as may be covered by the Army in its operations were added to the Department of the Shenandoah; the counties of Prince George, Montgomery, and Frederick were added to the Department of Washington; the remainder of Maryland and all Pennsylvania and Delaware constituted the Department of Pennsylvania, Headquarters at Baltimore City, Maryland; and the Department of Washington and the Department of Northeastern Virginia, constituted a geographical Division, Headquarters Washington, D. C., under the command of Major General G B McClellan, United States Army, by General Orders No.47, Paragragh I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 25 July, 1861.

Note: Inspector General & Colonel J K F Mansfield, United States Army, was appointed brevet brigadier general and brigadier general, United States Army, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 6 and 14 May, 1861, respectively.