Battery F, 2nd Missouri Light Artillery

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Battery F, 2nd Missouri Light Artillery (Landgraber's Battery of Horse Artillery)
Active September 1, 1861 to August 23, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Engagements Battle of Pea Ridge
Yazoo Pass Expedition
Battle of Chickasaw Bayou
Battle of Chickasaw Bluffs
Arkansas Post Expedition
Battle of Fort Hindman
Demonstrations at Haines & Snyder's Bluffs
Siege of Vicksburg Assaults May 19–22
Battle of Jackson, Mississippi
Chattanooga Campaign
Battle of Lookout Mountain
Battle of Missionary Ridge
Battle of Ringgold Gap
Battle of Taylor's Ridge
Relief of Knoxville
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Dallas
Battle of New Hope Church
Battle of Allatoona
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Nickajack Creek
Battle of Atlanta
Siege of Atlanta
Battle of Ezra Church
Battle of JonesboroughBattle of Lovejoy's Station
Pursuit of Hood

Battery F, 2nd Missouri Light Artillery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It was originally organized as Langraeber's Battery of Horse Artillery in St. Louis in the autumn of 1861. On September 30, "Langraeber's Battery" was assigned to the 2nd Missouri Light Artillery, as that regiment's Battery "F".


Organized at St. Louis, Mo., October 8, 1861. Also sometimes known as "Pfenninghaussen's Battery Light Artillery". Attached to Dept. of Missouri to January, 1862. 5th Brigade, Army of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March, 1862. Artillery 2nd Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1862. District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 11th Division, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition to January, 1863. Artillery 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to September, 1863. Attached to 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to November, 1864. Artillery Reserve, Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Sub-District, District Middle Tennessee, Dept. Cumberland, to June, 1865. District St. Louis, Mo., to August, 1865.

Detailed service[edit]

Duty in Southwest Missouri till January, 1862. Curtis' advance on Springfield, Mo., January 23-February 12. Pursuit of Price to Cassville, Missouri, February 13–16. Sugar Creek February 17. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6–8. March to Batesville April 5-May 3, thence to Helena, Ark., May 25-July 14. Duty at Helena, Ark., till December. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 22, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26–28. Chickasaw Bluff December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3–10, 1863. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10–11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 17–23, and duty there till April. Expedition to Greenville, Black Bayou and Deer Creek April 4–14. Demonstrations on Haines' and Snyder's Bluffs April 29-May 2. Moved to Join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., May 2–14. Jackson, Miss., May 14. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4–10. Siege of Jackson July 10–17. Bolton's Depot July 16. Briar Creek, near Canton, July 17. Canton July 18. At Big Black till September 22. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., September 22. Assigned to 2nd Missouri Light Artillery as Battery "F," September 30, 1863. March to Chattanooga, Tenn., October–November, 1863. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20–29. Barton Station, Cane Creek and Dickson's Station, Ala., October 20. Cherokee Station October 21. Cane Creek October 26. Bear Creek, Tuscumbia, October 27. Cherokee Station October 29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23–27. Lookout Mountain November 23–24. Mission Ridge November 25. Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Garrison duty in Alabama till April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstrations on Resaca May 5–13. Near Resaca May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14–15. Advance on Dallas May 18–25. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2–5. Chattahoochie River July 5–17. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Ezra Chapel, July 28. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25–30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31 September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2–6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1–26. Ordered to Chattanooga, Tenn., October 29. Duty at Chattanooga and Nashville, Tenn., with Reserve Artillery, till June, 1865. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., and duty there till August. Mustered out August 25, 1865.


  • Capt. Clemens Landgraeber

See also[edit]


  • Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
  • This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.

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