Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – 1st New York Light Artillery

We turn now to the New York listings in the third quarter summary.  Appropriately, the clerks allocated a complete page to document all of the batteries and sections from the state: That’s enough New York Yankees to fill the major league team and the farm system!  The First, Second (one battery), and Third regiments ofContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – 1st New York Light Artillery”

Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Maine’s Batteries

Despite a summer of campaigning and major battles, the third quarter, 1863 summaries for Maine captured information from four of the six batteries: Two of those returns were posted in October. The clerks had to wait until the winter for the other two.  The same two batteries, 1st and 3rd, failed to file returns theContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Maine’s Batteries”

Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – 5th Regiment, US Regulars

At the start of July, Colonel (Brevet Brigadier-General) Harvey Brown commanded the regiment.  An 1818 graduate of West Point, Brown served in the Black Hawk, Seminole, and Mexican American Wars.  At the start of the Civil War, he turned down a volunteers commission with a star, opting instead for the colonelcy of the newly formedContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – 5th Regiment, US Regulars”