Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – New Jersey Batteries

The clerks at the Ordnance Department during the Civil War often violated strict alphabetical order for the sake of better organization within ledger entries.  Such is the case with New Jersey’s summary statement entries for the third quarter of 1863.  The state’s lines appear AFTER New York’s and BEFORE New Hampshire’s.   While troublesome for thoseContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – New Jersey Batteries”

Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Batteries of New Hampshire and New Jersey

For this installment of the summary reports, we will look at the contributions of two states – New Hampshire and New Jersey.   Between the two, by June 1863 were only three batteries of light artillery: Just one battery from the Granite State.  For the New Hampshire battery: 1st Battery: Reporting at Taneytown, Maryland with fourContinue reading “Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Batteries of New Hampshire and New Jersey”

Summary Statement, 1st Quarter, 1863 – New Hampshire and New Jersey Batteries

The next set of entries in the first quarter, 1863 summaries cover volunteer batteries from the states of New Hampshire and New Jersey.  New Hampshire provided one light battery during the war.  And that is listed for the quarter.  New Jersey had only provided two such batteries up to that time (but three others wereContinue reading “Summary Statement, 1st Quarter, 1863 – New Hampshire and New Jersey Batteries”