Below the list of independent batteries are three lines covering returns from formations either outside the listed artillery organizations or under the other branches of service. These are always good stories, often alluding to lesser known aspects of the war: Examining these three in detail: 99th New York, U.S. Gunboat “Smith Briggs”: Reporting from FortContinue reading “Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – Miscellaneous New York Artillery”
As a convention, I prefer to work through each state entry starting with “regimented” batteries first (where regiments existed of course), then through independent batteries, and lastly through any miscellaneous lines. However, to ease handling and processing of these snips for transcription, I’m going to turn next to the miscellaneous lines before going to theContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Miscellaneous New York artillery”
Sometimes, even Frederick H. Dyer stands need of correction. Or at least a small adjustment. What he called Allee’s Battery in the Compendium probably should be Allis’s.