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, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – 1st New York Light Artillery Regiment

Moving in order through the second quarter summaries, New York is the next state to consider.  And Colonel Charles S. Wainwright’s 1st New York Light Artillery Regiment is the first of those entries. We find returns registered for nine of the twelve batteries of the regiment.  And of those nine, three were not received untilContinue reading “Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – 1st New York Light Artillery Regiment”

Summary Statement: December 31, 1862 – 1st New York Light Artillery Regiment

New York’s contribution to the Federal war machine was not just a “cog” in a wheel.  Rather we might say the Empire State provided a whole wheel.  And part of that was of course a number of artillery batteries.  I could well spend several posts discussing the various formations – heavy artillery, light artillery regiments,Continue reading “Summary Statement: December 31, 1862 – 1st New York Light Artillery Regiment”