30th New York Independent Battery
Light Artillery

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August Schneider

Organized from Battery "B" 1st Independent Battalion New York Light Artillery March 16, 1863. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 2nd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1863. 1st Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna, to August, 1863. Artillery, Martinsburg, W. Va., to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of West Virginia, to January, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, West Virginia, to May, 1864. Artillery Brigade, West Virginia, to July, 1864. Reserve Division, Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, to January, 1865. Camp Barry, Washington, D. C., 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6, 1863. Duty at Harper's Ferry and Martinsburg, W. Va., until April, 1864. Sigel's Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market April 30-May 16, 1864. Battle of New Market May 15. Hunter's Raid to Lynchburg May 24-July 1. Advance to Staunton May 24-June 5. Piedmont June 5. Occupation of Staunton June 6. Lexington June 12. Lynchburg June 17-18. Catawba Mountains and Salem June 21. Charlestown July 19. Kernstown, Winchester, July 24. Bunker Hill and Martinsburg July 25. Duty at Harper's Ferry and vicinity until January, 1865, and in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until June, 1865. Mustered out June 23, 1865.

Battery lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 11 Enlisted men by disease. Total 18.

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