1st New York Marine Artillery



Mustered in: November 12, 1861, to August 18, 1862.
Regiment disbanded: March 31, 1863.

Colonel W. A. Howard was authorized to recruit this organization for service on gunboats, which were to be provided for it. The regiment was organized at New York city. The men were recruited principally in New York city and Buffalo; in Newark, N. J.; Chicago, Ill.; and Washington, D. C. They were mustered in the service of the United States for three years, between November 12, 1861, and August 18, 1862. The regiment (ten companies), left the State in detachments in 1861 and 1862, and served at Annapolis, Md., from December, 1861; Companies A to G at New Berne, N. C., in April, 1862; H and I joined there in June, 1862, and K in August, 1862; the regiment served in North Carolina, 18th and 10th Corps, from August, 1862. March 31, 1863, it was disbanded and officers and enlisted men honorably discharged.

It lost by death, killed in action, 1 officer, 14 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 2 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 1 officer, 72 enlisted men; total, 2 officers, 88 enlisted men; aggregate, 90

"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.

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