Summary Statement: December 31, 1862 – 5th Regiment Artillery, US Regulars

If you are “Willing and Able”* we will look at the 5th Artillery’s portion of the December 31, 1862 summary statement.  Unlike the other regular artillery regiments, the 5th did not have a history dating back to pre-war days.  It was formed on May 4, 1861.  Though a “young” formation, the batteries saw considerable actionContinue reading “Summary Statement: December 31, 1862 – 5th Regiment Artillery, US Regulars”

Summary Statement: December 31, 1862 – 4th Regiment Artillery, US Regulars

“No step backward” on the look at the summary statement from December 31, 1862.  Some will get my reference.  Others must be told that our focus is the 4th Regiment, US Artillery. Most batteries of the 4th were posted on the frontier in the years prior to the Civil War.  However, by the end ofContinue reading “Summary Statement: December 31, 1862 – 4th Regiment Artillery, US Regulars”