Minnesota raised three batteries of light artillery and one regiment of heavy artillery during the Civil War. The First Battery served at Shiloh (April 1862), Corinth (October 1862), the siege of Vicksburg (May - July 1863), and in Gen. William T. Sherman’s campaigns in Atlanta (May - September 1864) and the Carolinas (January - March 1865). The Second Battery was engaged at Perryville (October 1862), Stone's River (December 1862 - January 1863), Chickamauga (September 1863), and the siege of Chattanooga (October-November 1863). Raised in 1863, the Third Battery participated in three campaigns against the Dakota. The First Minnesota Regiment of Heavy Artillery was raised in late 1864 and garrisoned in Chattanooga, Tennessee.