Battle Honors

This is a short outline of the history of Taylor's Battery.  Including dates of Organization and muster out.  You will get an idea of the flow of action for a typical Western Federal unit.


 Organized in Chicago

5/2/61  Mustered in for 3 months service
6/1/61  Stationed at Cairo, Illinois
7/16/61  Mustered in for 3 years service
11/7/61  Battle of Belmont, Missouri.
2/ 2-6/62.  Capture of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson,
4/6-7/62  Battle of Shiloh Tenn.
4/26-5/30/62  Siege of Corinth, Miss.
6/1-11/25/62  Garrison duty at Memphis, Tenn.
12/29/62  Battle of Chickasaw Bluffs, Miss.
1/3-10/63  Expedition to Arkansas Post
1/10-11/63  Capture of Fort Hindman, Ark.
3/16-22/63  Expedition up Steele's Bayou, Miss.
5/2-14/63  Advance upon Jackson, Miss.
5/14/63  Battle of Jackson, Miss.
5/16/63  Battle of Champion's Hill, Miss.
5/18-7/4/63  Siege of Vicksburg, Miss.
7/5-9/28/63  Garrison at Big Black River, Miss.
9/29-11/22/63  Advance to Chattanooga, Tenn.
11/23-25/63  Battles around Chattanooga, Tenn.
11/28-12/17/63  Relief of Knoxville, Tenn.
12/63-5/64  Garrison at Larkinsville, Ala.
5/64  Advance to Atlanta, Ga.
5/13-15/64  Battle of Resaca, Ga.
6/27/64  Assault on Kennesaw Mountain, Ga.
7/6-12/64  Advance to Chattahoochee River, Ga.


Mustered out of Service