Organized from Battery "A" 1st Independent Battalion Light Artillery March 16, 1863. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 2nd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863. Attached to 32nd New York Battery July, 1863, to August, 1864. Old members mustered out August 15, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 32nd New York Battery. Participated in the Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6, 1863. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Duty at and near Harper's Ferry, W. Va., until August, 1864.
Battery lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Enlisted man by disease. Total 3.