1st United States Artillery / Battery F

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Regimental History and Service Record

Stationed at Fort Duncan, Eagle Pass, Texas, January, 1861. Garrison Fort Taylor, Fla., until May, 1861. Moved to Fort Pickens, Fla., May 24, 1861, and duty there until May, 1862. Attached to District Fort Pickens and Pensacola, Fla., Dept. of the South, to August, 1862. Defenses New Orleans, La., Dept. Gulf, to January, 1863. Artillery, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to March, 1864. Artillery, Cavalry Division, Dept. Gulf, to June, 1864. Defenses of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Bombardment of Forts McRae and Barrancas, Pensacola Harbor, Fla., November 22-23, 1861, and January 1, 1863. Capture of Forts McRae and Barrancas May 9. Moved to Pensacola, Fla., May 13, and duty there until August. Moved to New Orleans, La., August 30-September 3, and duty in the defenses of that city until February, 1863. Moved to Baton Rouge, La. Expedition to Port Hudson, La., March 7-27. Moved to Brashear City April 2-7. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14.

Fort Bisland April 12-13. Jeannette April 14. Vermillion Bayou April 17. Expedition from St. Martinsville to Breux Bridge and Opelousas April 17-21. Expedition to Alexandria and Simsport May 5-16. Moved to Port Hudson, La., May 18-23. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Moved to Baton Rouge July 13-August 2. Sabine Pass Expedition September 4-12.

At New Iberia until December. Moved to New Orleans and duty there until March, 1864.

with Lucas' Cavalry Brigade, Marksville May 15. Avoyelle's Prairie, Mansura, May 16. At Morganza until June. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 5. Moved to New Orleans, thence to New York July 27-August 3, and to Washington, D.C., August 5. Duty in the Defenses of that city until October, 1865. Moved to Fort Trumball, Conn.

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