Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – New York Independent Batteries, Part 1

After a long break, let us resume this line of march. Picking up where we left off with in the New York section of fourth quarter summary statements for 1863. Next up are the independent batteries and miscellaneous lines: No we won’t try to jump all thirty-six lines at once. Rather in batches, as wasContinue reading “Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – New York Independent Batteries, Part 1”

Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – New York Independent Batteries, Part 1

From that long page of New York entries for the third quarter, 1863 summaries, we have thirty-three lines covering the independent batteries from the state: Some of these are simply placeholder lines for batteries either mustered out or being mustered in.  Still a notable measure of New York’s support of the war… in terms ofContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – New York Independent Batteries, Part 1”

Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – New York Independent Batteries, Part 1

In addition to batteries within the regimental formations, the state of New York provided thirty-six independent batteries during the course of the Civil War.  That number is somewhat misleading, as some of those independent batteries were simply re-designations of existing batteries; some were later re-designated within the regimental formation; others mustered out when their timeContinue reading “Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – New York Independent Batteries, Part 1”