Battery "B" 2nd U.S. Colored
Troops Light Artillery

Robert G. Lambert

 

Organized at Fort Monroe, Va., January 8, 1864. Attached to Fort Monroe, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. Artillery, Hincks' Colored Division, 18th Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. Rand's Provisional Brigade, 18th Corps, to June, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Corps, June, 1864. Unattached Artillery, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to July, 1864. Defenses of Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1865. Artillery 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas to March, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty at Fort Monroe, Va., until April, 1864. Butler's operations south of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., May 4 to June 15, 1864. Action at Wilson's Wharf May 24. Petersburg, Va., June 9. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond until July 7. Ordered to Portsmouth, Va., July 7, and duty there until May, 1865. Ordered to Texas May, 1865, and duty on the Rio Grande until March, 1866. Mustered out March 17, 1866.

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