Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – 3rd Regiment, US Regulars

As we’ve discussed in the entries for earlier quarters, a number of the 3rd Artillery’s batteries were assigned garrison duties in California.  Others in relatively quiet sectors.  But the 3rd was represented well in the Army of the Potomac and other active field armies.  Still, the nature of that collective service lead to a “spotty”Continue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – 3rd Regiment, US Regulars”

Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – 3rd Regiment, US Regulars

The wartime service of the 3rd US Artillery was, in my opinion, “cushy”.  Several batteries remained on the west coast.  No doubt a vital assignment, ensuring the gold of California remained secure (and that’s not said with any sarcasm).  But since so much of the regiment served as garrison artillery, that left little to report inContinue reading “Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – 3rd Regiment, US Regulars”

Summary Statement: December 31, 1862 – 3rd Regiment Artillery, US Regulars

The third installment of the December 31, 1862 Summary Statement, from the Ordnance Returns, is appropriately the Third US Artillery Regiment.  Working from past posts on this, I think adding the rule lines makes the presentation better.  As with last week, the yellow lines are the left-right rules within the original table.  The red linesContinue reading “Summary Statement: December 31, 1862 – 3rd Regiment Artillery, US Regulars”