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Independent Battery D - Durell's Battery

Recruited in Bucks and Berks County


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Independent Battery D Organization, Service & Battles

    Organization
  • Organized at Doylestown and mustered in September 24, 1861.
  • Left State for Washington, D.C., November 5, 1861.
  • Attached to McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862.
  • King's 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862.
  • King's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862.
  • Artillery, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to August, 1862.
  • Artillery, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863.
  • Army of the Ohio to June, 1863, and Army of the Tennessee to August, 1863.
  • Covington, Ky., Dept. of the Ohio, to March, 1864.
  • Artillery, 4th Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.
    Service & Battles - 1861
  • Duty at Kalorama Heights, Defences of Washington, D.C., till November 14, 1861.
  • At East Capital Hill till December 18,
    Service & Battles - 1862
  • And at Munson's Hill till March 10, 1862.
  • Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15.
  • McDowell's advance to Falmouth April 9-19.
  • Capture of Fredericksburg April 18.
  • Expedition to Thoroughfare Gap and operations against Jackson May 29-June 21.
  • At Falmouth till August.
  • Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2.
  • Kelly's Ford August 21.
  • Near Warrenton August 22-23 supporting Buford's Cavalry.
  • Kettle Run or Bristoe Station August 27.
  • Battle of Bull Run August 29-30.
  • Chantilly September 1.
  • Maryland Campaign September 6-24.
  • Battles of South Mountain September 14,
  • And Antietam September 16-17.
  • At Pleasant Valley till October 25.
  • Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 25-November 19.
  • Warrenton or Sulphur Springs November 15.
  • Berryville December 2.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15.
    Service & Battles - 1863
  • "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863.
  • Moved to Newport News February 7,
  • Thence to Cynthiana, Ky., March 23-April 1.
  • At Paris, Mt. Sterling, Richmond, Lancaster, Crab Orchard and Stanford, Ky., till June.
  • Movement to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-14.
  • Siege of Vicksburg June 15-July 4.
  • Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10.
  • Siege of Jackson July 10-17.
  • At Milldale till August 6.
  • Moved to Covington, Ky., August 6-22,
    Service & Battles - 1864
  • And duty there till March 21, 1864.
  • Moved to Johnson's Island, Lake Erie, Ohio, November 12-16 to repel threatened raid to release prisoners.
  • Moved to Annapolis, Md., March 21-26.
  • Rapidan Campaign May-June.
  • Guarding supply trains through the Wilderness and to James River May 4-June 16.
    Service & Battles - 1864 - 1865
  • Siege of Petersburg June 16-18 to April 2, 1865.
  • Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864.
  • Ream's Station, Weldon Railroad, August 25.
  • Peeble's Farm, Poplar Grove Church, September 30-October 1.
  • Old members mustered out September 23, 1864.
  • Fort Stedman March 25, 1865.
  • Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2.
  • Moved to City Point April 20;
  • Thence to Alexandria April 25-27.
  • Grand Review May 23.
  • Mustered out June 13, 1865.
  • Battery lost during service 1 Officer and 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 24.





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