Organized at Albany, N.Y., and mustered in January 8, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., January 17, 1862. Attached to Wadsworth's Command, Military District of Washington, to August, 1862. Whipple's Brigade, Defenses of Washington, to November, 1862. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 3rd Army Corps, to May 12, 1863. 4th Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 3rd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to July, 1863. Attached to Battery "K," 1st New York Light Artillery, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army Potomac, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to May, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, May 16 to August, 1864. 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, August, 1864, Artillery Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1865. Artillery Reserve to June, 1865.
SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, building Fort Ellsworth, and duty there until August 25, 1862. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 25-September 2. Bull Run Bridge August 27. Plains of Manassas August 28-29. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until November. Movement to Falmouth, Va., November. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. On line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Bristoe Station October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21; North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration on north side of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, New Market Heights, August 14-18. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9, 1865. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 13, 1865.
Battery lost during service 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 13 Enlisted men by disease. Total 21.