Summary Statement: December 31, 1862 – Massachusetts batteries

For the last five sections of the summary statements, we’ve had a western-focus as the order of listing included western states.  So a break from that with the next state – Massachusetts.  However, that is not to say all these batteries introduced today were serving in the east… Massachusetts’s naming convention was to number eachContinue reading “Summary Statement: December 31, 1862 – Massachusetts batteries”

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”