MISSOURI VOLUNTEER FORCES IN THE CIVIL WAR with Federal Service (UNION): BATTERY "B," 1st MO REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY.
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Organized at St. Louis, Mo., September 1, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to January, 1862. 2nd Brigade. Army Southwest Missouri, January, 1862. Disbanded January, 1862.
Source of Data: "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, V.III" by Frederick H. Dyer, c1908, p.1313-1314
Battery reorganized from Weifley's Battery Missouri Light Artillery December, 1862. Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, Army of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March. 1863. Artillery, District of Southeast Missouri, to June, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. Artillery, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps. Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863. and Army of the Gulf to June, 1864. Artillery, U. S. Forces, Texas, to July, 1864. Defences of New Orleans, La., to August, 1864. Reserve Artillery, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1864.
SERVICE.--Duty in Southeast Missouri till June, 1863. Operations against Marmaduke April 17-May 2. Cape Glrardeau April 26. Castor River, near Bloomlleld, April 29. Bloomfield April 30. Chalk Bluffs, St. Francis River, April 30-May 1. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., June 2-10. Siege of Vlcksburg, Miss., June 11-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City July 12-21. Capture of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson, La., July 23. thence to Carrollton, La., August 12-13, and duty there till September 5. Expedition to Morganza September 5-October 11. Atchafalaya River September 7. Sterling's Plantation September 29. At Morganza till October 11. Moved to New Orleans, La., October 11. Expedition to Brazos Santiago, Texas., October 27-December 2. ExpeditIon to Brownsville Novembcr 4-9. Oceupatloi~ of BrownsvIlle November 6. Duty at Brownsville till July, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, La., July 24-August 7. Reserve Artillery at New Orieans till September, 1864. Consolfdated with Batteries "A," "F" and "G," 1st Missouri Light Artillery, September 13, 1864.
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