Below the list of independent batteries are three lines covering returns from formations either outside the listed artillery organizations or under the other branches of service. These are always good stories, often alluding to lesser known aspects of the war: Examining these three in detail: 99th New York, U.S. Gunboat “Smith Briggs”: Reporting from FortContinue reading “Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – Miscellaneous New York Artillery”
Sometimes, even Frederick H. Dyer stands need of correction. Or at least a small adjustment. What he called Allee’s Battery in the Compendium probably should be Allis’s.
Several readers have asked about the base map used for the daily maps for the Savannah Campaign and now the South Carolina Campaign. As a convention, I chose to use the area maps from the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion. At one time, one could pick up theContinue reading “Mapping through South Carolina: What maps did Sherman use? And were they good maps?”