15th New York Independent Battery
Light Artillery


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Wheatfield Road, at the Peach Orchard Gettysburg

Rear

15th
Indep't N. Y.
Light Battery
1st Brigade
Artillery Reserve
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Captain Patrick Hary
Lieut. Edward M. Knox
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Formerly Light Battery B.
Irish Brigade
July 2nd 1863.
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Killed 3, wounded 13,
Total loss 16.

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Organized October, 1862, from Battery "B," 2nd Battalion, New York Light Artillery. Attached to 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, October, 1862, to January, 1863. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863. 4th Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to August, 1863. 3rd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May 16, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 22nd Army Corps, December, 1864. Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia, to February, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Relay House, Md., October, 1862, to January, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. On line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Rapidan Campaign May 3-June 15, 1864. Battle of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to December, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., December, 1864, and in the Dept. of West Virginia until February, 1865. Transferred to 32nd New York Independent Battery Light Artillery February 4, 1865. 

Battery lost during service 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Enlisted men by disease. Total 11.

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