865bk: Union Artillery in Fortresses Army of the Potomac February 1865

   

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in Army of the Potomac

                  Union Artillery in Fortresses
                       Army of the Potomac
                          February 18651


8 February:

Fort Fisher     C/ & I/5th U.S. Artillery     4 light l2pdrs
                C/4th New York Artillery      4 Coehorn mortars
In reserve      C/4th New York Artillery      2 Coehorn mortars
Fort Welch      llth New York Battery         6 3" rifles
Fort Gregg      M/lst New Hampshire Artillery 4 light l2pdrs
Fort Sampson    B/lst New Jersey Artillery    2 light l2pdrs
Fort Fisher     B/lst New Jersey Artillery    2 light l2pdrs
Fort Cummings   B/lst Rhode Island Artillery  4 light l2pdrs
Attached to
 4th U.S.       B/lst Rhode Island Artillery  2 light l2pdrs
 for movement
Ready to move   l0th Massachusetts Battery    6 3" rifles     
Train Guards    L/4th New York Artillery      none
9th Corps Line  3rd New Jersey Battery        6 light l2pdrs
                G/lst New York Artillery      6 light l2pdrs
                6th Maine Battery             6 light l2pdrs
                F/lst Pennsylvania Artillery  6 3" rifles      

l2 February:

Fort Gregg      M/lst New Hampshire           4 3" rifles   
Fort Sampson    C/ &I/5th U.S. Artillery      4 light l2pdrs

Battery in
front of        K/4th U.S. Artillery          4 light l2pdrs
Fort Cummings

Battery to
right of        llth New York Battery         6 light l2pdrs
Westmoreland
Chimneys

Battery near    l0th Massachusetts            6 3" rifles
Tucker Hourse

In Park         B/lst Rhode Island Artillery  6 light l2pdrs

In park near    
Patrick's       l2th New York Battery         4 light l2pdrs
Station

In Reserve      C/4th New York Artillery      6 coehorn mortars

Train Guards    L/4th New York Artilley       none
9th Corps Line  3rd New Jersey Battery        6 light l2pdrs
                G/lst New York Artillery      6 light l2pdrs
                6th Maine Battery             6 light l2pdrs
                F/lst Pennsylvania Artillery  6 3" rifles      

l9 February:

Fort Gregg      M/lst New Hampshire           4 3" rifles
Fort Sampson    C/, & I/5th U.S. Artillery    4 light l2pdrs

Battery in
front of        K/4th U.S. Artillery          4 light l2pdrs
Fort Cummings

Battery to
right of        llth New York Battery         6 light l2pdrs
Westmoreland
Chimneys

Battery to
left of         B/lst New Jersey Artillery    6 light l2pdrs
Westmoreland
Chimneys

Battery near    l0th Massachusetts            6 3" rifles
Tucker Hourse

In Park         B/lst Rhode Island Artillery  6 light l2pdrs

In park near    
Patrick's       l2th New York Battery         4 light l2pdrs
Station

In Reserve      C/4th New York Artillery      6 coehorn mortars
Train Guards    L/4th New York Artilley       none
9th Corps Line  3rd New Jersey Battery        6 light l2pdrs
                G/lst New York Artillery      6 light l2pdrs
                6th Maine Battery             6 light l2pdrs
                F/lst Pennsylvania Artillery  6 3" rifles      

(Order of Battle From the George Nafziger Collection)2

Source:

  1. U.S. War Department, The War of the Succession, A Compilation of
    Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Government
    Printing Office; Washington D.C. 1880-1901
  2. George Nafziger Order of Battle Collection

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