19th New York Independent Battery
Light Artillery
"Stahl's Battery"


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Organized at Lockport, N.Y., and mustered in at Elmira, N, Y., October 27, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 29, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., and 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. Unattached, Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Camp Barry, Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 9th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C.. until April 16, 1863, Ordered to Suffolk, Va. Siege of Suffolk April 17-May 4. Action at Suffolk April 17. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Duty at Suffolk and in the Dept. of Virginia until July. Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty in the defenses of that city until March, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. 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, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault and capture of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit to Appomattox. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 21-27. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 13, 1865.

Battery lost during service 14 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 16 Enlisted men by disease, Total 31. 

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