New York 15th Heavy Artillery, Battery D (Union)
14 Oct 1861
New York 15th Heavy Artillery, Battery D organized at New York.
08 May 1864
Participated in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House at Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Following the Battle of the Wilderness, Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant marched the Union army south with the hope of capturing Spotsylvania Court House and preventing Robert E. Lee's army from retreating further. Lee's Confederates, however, managed to get ahead of the Federals and block the road. Fighting began on May 8th, when the Union Fifth Corps under Maj. Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren and the Sixth Corps under Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick engaged Confederate Maj. Gen. Richard Anderson's First Corps at Laurel Hi… Read More
22 Aug 1865
New York 15th Heavy Artillery, Battery D mustered out at New York.