Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – 1st New York Artillery

For the second quarter in a row, the clerks shifted entries around to allocate New York it’s own pages within the summaries: Our focus for this post is the top set of entry lines, for the 1st New York Light Artillery: Colonel Charles S. Wainwright commanded this regiment.  Wainwright, as we well know, commanded theContinue reading “Summary Statement, 4th Quarter, 1863 – 1st New York Artillery”

Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – 3rd Regiment, US Regulars

As we’ve discussed in the entries for earlier quarters, a number of the 3rd Artillery’s batteries were assigned garrison duties in California.  Others in relatively quiet sectors.  But the 3rd was represented well in the Army of the Potomac and other active field armies.  Still, the nature of that collective service lead to a “spotty”Continue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – 3rd Regiment, US Regulars”

Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – 2nd Regiment, US Regulars

The 2nd US Artillery’s wartime service was varied – in terms of theater assignments and duties performed.  The batteries served as horse artillery, field artillery, and garrison artillery.  They saw service in Virginia, the Western Theater, and the Gulf Coast.  For the third quarter of 1863, we find nine returns from the twelve batteries.  AndContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – 2nd Regiment, US Regulars”