Summary Statement, 1st Quarter, 1863 – Wisconsin Batteries

We come to the last section of the first quarter, 1863 summaries.  Those lines are for the batteries from the state of Wisconsin: We should see twelve batteries in the summary (a thirteenth would not be formed until December 1863).  And we see twelve lines.  Though, those are somewhat incomplete.  So let’s walk through toContinue reading “Summary Statement, 1st Quarter, 1863 – Wisconsin Batteries”

Summary Statement, 1st Quarter, 1863 – Independent batteries from Illinois

Proceeding through the Summary Statements for first quarter, 1863, we arrive at the various non-regimented batteries from Illinois.  Like a blast of canister into the darkest night, these tables are hit and miss: Ten lines, but with six registered entries.  And all of these referring to a battery commander’s (or former commander’s) name.  We had theContinue reading “Summary Statement, 1st Quarter, 1863 – Independent batteries from Illinois”