Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – New York Independent Batteries, Part 3

The last dozen in dependent batteries from New York, the 25th through 36th Batteries, feature several story lines which had not played out by the end of 1863. Thus the listing is incomplete and lacking in some respects. And, we see just nine lines: But we’ll discuss all twelve here in order to fill inContinue reading “Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – New York Independent Batteries, Part 3”

Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Indiana’s batteries, Part 2

We started on the last post working down this long list of Indiana batteries: In that last post, we discussed the first dozen independent batteries.  Picking up there, we have independent batteries 13 through 26: Yes, a baker’s dozen plus one.  But with those fourteen batteries, we actually have less numbers to consider as onlyContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Indiana’s batteries, Part 2”

Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Heavy Artillery

Let me give the heavy artillery batteries, battalions, and regiments their due for this quarter of the summary.  While looking at each of the state sections, we’ve mentioned a few of these batteries.  But not the whole.  The omission, by those at the Ordnance Department, was mostly due to bureaucratic definitions than any overt action.Continue reading “Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Heavy Artillery”