Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – 1st New York Artillery

For the second quarter in a row, the clerks shifted entries around to allocate New York it’s own pages within the summaries: Our focus for this post is the top set of entry lines, for the 1st New York Light Artillery: Colonel Charles S. Wainwright commanded this regiment.  Wainwright, as we well know, commanded theContinue reading “Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – 1st New York Artillery”

Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – Maryland

Looking at the summary lines for the fourth quarter, 1863, we find three lines for batteries from Maryland: Sixteen Ordnance Rifles and that is the story, right? Not quite. There are a couple more footnotes to add here. But let us review those three lines first: 1st Battery (Battery A): At Culpeper, Virginia with fourContinue reading “Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – Maryland”

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”