16th Battery Light Artillery


Organized at Camp Meigs, Readville, and mustered in April 4, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C., April 17. Attached to Camp Barry, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864. Camp Barry, 2nd Corps, to November, 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Barry, Washington, D.C., until May 14, 1864, At Fort Thayer until May 22. At Fort Lyon until July 10. At Fort Kearney during Early's attack on Washington, July 11-12. At Camp Barry until September 5. Ordered to Albany, N.Y., September and duty at Troy Road Barracks until November 16, Moved to Washington November 16, thence to Fairfax C. H., Va., December 6. Duty at Fairfax C. H., and Station, and at Vienna until June 17, 1865. Ordered to Massachusetts and mustered out July 13, 1865.

Lost by disease 6.

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