3rd New York Light Artillery


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Organized at Washington, D.C., from 19th Regiment Infantry December 11, 1861.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "A"

Attached to Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., December, 1861, to March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2, and duty there until January, 1863. Foster's Expedition to Port Royal, S.C., January 30-February 2, 1863. At St. Helena Island, S.C., until April. Expedition against Charleston, S.C., April 3-11. Moved to New Berne, N. C., April 14-16. Three years' men transferred to Batteries "E," "I" and "K" May 22. Ordered to New York and mustered out at Syracuse, N.Y., June 2, 1863, expiration of term.

A new Battery "A" organized and mustered in September 23, 1864. Ordered to North Carolina. Attached to District of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1865. District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. Carter's Division, Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Carolina City and New Berne, N. C., until March, 1865. Demonstration against Kinston, N. C., December 9-15, 1864. Gardner's Bridge December 9. Foster's Mills December 10. Butler's Bridge December 11-12 and January 10, 1865. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Wise's Forks March 7-10. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until June. Ordered to New York and mustered out at Syracuse, N. Y., July 3, 1865.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "B"

First organized from Company "B" 19th Regiment Infantry, but consolidated with Batteries "C" and "D." A new Battery "B" organized at New York City and mustered in December 19, 1861. Joined Regiment at Washington, D.C. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, and Dept. of the South to April, 1863. Guss' Brigade, Seabrook Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to June, 1863. St. Helena Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Artillery, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Morris Island, S.C., to April, 1864. Morris Island, S. C., Northern District, Dept. of the South, to November, 1864. Artillery, Coast Division, Dept. of the South, to January, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, Northern District, Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, District of Charleston, S.C., to July, 1865. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne March 27, arriving there April 3.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Berne, N. C., until January, 1863. Reconnaissance toward Trenton, N. C., May 15-16, 1862. Trenton Bridge May 15. Expedition to Trenton and Pollocksville July 25-29. Expedition to Tarboro November 2-12. Action at Rawle's Mills November 2. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20. Southwest Creek December 13-14. Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Moved to Port Royal, S. C, January 30-February 2, 1863. At St. Helena Island until April. Expedition against Charleston, S.C., April 3-11. At Seabrook Island, S.C., until June. Edisto Island June 19. At St. Helena Island, S.C., until July. Attack on Morris Island July 10. Assaults on Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 11 and 18. Siege of Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, S.C., and operations against: Fort Sumter and Charleston July 18-September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter and Charleston August 17-23. Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg September 7. Operations against Charleston from Morris and Folly Islands and duty at Hilton Head, S.C., until November, 1864. Expedition to Johns and James Islands July 2-10, 1864. Operations against Battery Pringle July 4-9. Johns Island July 7. James Island July 10. Hatch's Expedition up Broad River November 28-30. Battle of Honey Hill November 30. Demonstration on Charleston & Savannah Railroad December 6-9. Deveaux's Neck December 6. Tillifinny Station December 9, Occupation of Deveaux's Neck until January 19, 1865. Moved to Morris Island January 19. Cole's Island February 7. Ashepoo February 8. Occupation of Charleston February 18. Duty in Dept. of the South until July. Ordered to New York and mustered out July 13, 1865.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "C"

Organized from Company "C" 19th Regiment Infantry December 11, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina and Dept. of the South, to April, 1863. Dept. of the South to May, 1863. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Berne, N. C., until January, 1863. Expedition from New Berne on Neuse River Road July 28, 1862. French's Farm July 28. Moved to Port Royal, S. C., January 30-February 2, 1863. At St. Hellena Island, S.C., until April. Expedition against Charleston April 3-11. Moved to New Berne April 14-16. Three years men transferred to Batteries "I" and "K" May 22, 1863. Battery mustered out Juno 2, 1863, at Syracuse, N.Y.

A new Battery "C" organized and mustered in August 31, 1863. Ordered to North Carolina and attached to Defenses of New Berne, Dept. of Virginia, and North Carolina, to January, 1865. District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to February, 1865. Carter's Provisional Division, Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. Reserve Artillery, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Berne and other points in North Carolina until March, 1865. Operations about New Berne against Whiting January 18-February 10, 1864. Beech Grove and Batchelor's Creek February 1-3. Expedition toward Kinston June 20-23. Expedition against Wilmington & Weldon Railroad June 20-25 (Detachment). Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26, 1865. Southwest Creek March 7. Battle of Kinston or Wise's Forks March 8-10. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until July. Mustered out July 14, 1865.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "D"

Organized from Company "D," 19th Regiment Infantry, December 11, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2, and duty there until May, 1863. Three years men transferred to Batteries "E," "I" and "K" May 22, 1863. Mustered out at Elmira, N.Y., June 2, 1863.

A new Battery "D" organized at Syracuse, N.Y., and mustered in February, 1864. Ordered to Dept. of North Carolina and attached to District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January 1865. District of Beaufort, N. C, Dept. of North Carolina, to February, 1865. Carter's Provisional Division, Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. Reserve Artillery, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Berne and other points in North Carolina until March, 1865. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26, 1865. Southwest Creek March 7. Battle of Kinston or Wise's Forks March 8-10. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until July. Mustered out at Syracuse, N.Y., July 5, 1865.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "E"

Organized from Company "E," 19th Regiment Infantry, December 11, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, 18th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. Yorktown, Va., 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. Artillery, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, to July, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2, and duty there until April, 1864. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20, 1862. Actions at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Deep Gully, N. C., March 13-14, 1863. New Berne March 14, Moved to Yorktown, Va., April, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Port Walthall May 6-7. Swift Creek May 8-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Proctor's Creek May 12-13. Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-June 15. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 3, 1865. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Before Richmond until April 2, 1865. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Surrender of Lee at Appomattox Court House April 9. Mustered out at Richmond, Va., June 23, 1865.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "F"

Originally organized at Syracuse, N.Y., as 10th Battery Light Artillery and mustered in December 18, 1861. Assigned to Regiment as Battery "F," and joined at Washington, D.C. Attached to Defenses of Washington. D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina and Dept. of the South, to April, 1863. U. S. Forces, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to July, 1863. Artillery, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to November, 1863. Folly Island, S. C.. 10th Corps, to March, 1864. District of Beaufort, S.C., Dept. of the South, to September, 1864. District of Florida, Dept. of the South, to November, 1864. Artillery Brigade, Coast Division, Dept. of the South, to January, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, Northern District, Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, District of Charleston, S.C., Dept. of the South, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2. Duty at New Berne until January, 1863. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20, 1862. Actions at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Moved to Port Royal, S.C., January 30-February 2, 1863. At St. Helena Island, S.C., until April. Expedition against Charleston, S.C., April 3-11. Duty on Folly Island, S.C., operating against Morris Island and Charleston until July. Attack on Morris Island July 10. Assaults on Fort Wagner July 11 and 18. Siege of Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, and operations against Fort Sumter and Charleston July 18-September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter and Charleston August 17-23. Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg September 7. Operations against Charleston from Morris and Folly Islands until September, 1864. Expedition to Johns and James Islands July 2-10, 1864. Operations against Battery Pringle July 4-9. Burden's Causeway, John's Island, July 9. Ordered to Florida September 13, and duty there until November. Hatch's Expedition up Broad River November 28-30. Battle of Honey Hill November 30. Demonstration on Charleston & Savannah Railroad December 6-9. Deveaux's Neck December 6. Tillifinny Station December 9. Occupation of Deveaux's Neck until January 19, 1865. Moved to Morris Island January 19, and duty there until March. Occupation of Charleston until April. Potter's Expedition to Camden, S.C., April 5-25. Dingle's Mills April 9. Statesburg April 15. Occupation of Camden April 17. Boykin's Mills April 18. Denkin's Mills and Beech Creek near Statesburg April 19. Duty in Dept. of the South until July. Mustered out at Syracuse, N.Y., July 24, 1865.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "G"

Organized from Company "G," 19th Regiment Infantry, December 11, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2, and duty there and at Washington, N. C., until May, 1863. Action at Washington, N. C., September 6, 1862. Siege of Washington March 30-April 20, 1863. Three years men transferred to Battery "K" May 22, 1863. Mustered out at Elmira, N.Y., June 2, 1863.

A new Battery "G" organized February, 1864. Attached to Defenses of New Berne, N. C, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to February, 1865. Artillery Division, District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. Artillery Reserve, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Berne and other points in North Carolina until March, 1865. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Southwest Creek March 7. Battle of Kinston or Wise's Forks March 8-10. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until June. Mustered out at Syracuse, N.Y., July 7, 1865.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "H"

Organized at Rome, N.Y., February 22, 1862. Joined Regiment in the Defenses of Washington. Attached to Defenses of Washington to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade. Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. Artillery Brigade, Defenses of New Berne, N. C., 18th Army Corps, to October, 1863. Heckman's Command, Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. U.S. Forces, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to June, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2. Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21 (Section). Duty at New Berne until October, 1863. Skirmish at Washington, N. C., September 6, 1862. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro, N. C., December 11-20. Action at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Expedition to relief of Washington April 7-10, 1863. Action at Blount's Mills April 9. Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21 (Detachment). Expeditions toward Kinston April 16-21 and April 27-May 1. Wise's Cross Roads April 28. Expedition toward Kinston May 20-23. Gum Swamp May 22. Raid on Wilmington & Weldon Railroad July 3-7. Warsaw and Kenansville July 5. Moved to Newport News, Va., October 16-18. Duty there and in the Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., until June, 1864. Ordered to report to Gen. Butler June 13. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864 (Reserve). Bermuda Hundred August 24-25. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Darbytown and New Market Road October 7. Fair Oaks October 27-28. In trenches before Richmond until March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty in the Department of Virginia until June. Mustered out at Richmond, Va., June 24, 1865.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "I"

Organized from Company "I," 19th Regiment Infantry, December 11, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to February, 1865. Reserve Artillery Division, District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. Reserve Artillery, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington until March 27, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving April 2. Siege of Fort Macon April 12-26. Bombardment and capture of Fort Macon April 25-26. Duty at New Berne until January, 1863. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20, 1862. Actions at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Duty at New Berne, N. C., until March, 1865. Expedition from Plymouth to Cedar Point and White Oak River July 13-16, 1863. (Old members mustered out June 2, 1863.) Operations about New Berne against Whiting January 18-February 10, 1864. Beech Grove and Batchelor's Creek February 1-3. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26, 1865. Southwest Creek March 7. Battle of Wise's Forks March 8-10. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and army. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until June. Mustered out at Syracuse, N.Y., July 7, 1865.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "K"

Organized at Auburn and mustered in December 20, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington to March, 1862. Unattached, Department of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., 18th Corps, to April, 1864. U.S. Forces, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, April, 1864. Artillery, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. Artillery, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2. Duty at New Berne until April, 1864. Expedition from New Berne to Tarboro November 1-12. Action at Rawle's Mills November 2. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20. Actions at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Expedition to Trenton July 4-8, 1863. Quaker Bridge July 6. Expedition to Swift Creek July 17-20. and to Winton July 25-31. About New Berne February 1-4, 1864. Moved to Yorktown, Va., April, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Port Walthall May 6-7. Swift Creek May 9-10. Proctor's Creek May 12-13. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 17. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30, 1864. Before Richmond until March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9, 1865. Fall of Petersburg and Richmond April 2-3. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Mustered out at Richmond, Va., June 30, 1865.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "L"

Twenty-fourth New York Battery Light Artillery assigned as Battery "L" March 8, 1865. Joined Regiment May 28, 1865. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until July, 1865. Mustered out July 7, 1865.

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3rd New York Light Artillery

Battery "M"

Originally organized as Company "I," 75th New York Infantry. Transferred to 3rd Light Artillery January 24, 1862. Joined Regiment at Washington, D.C., February 22, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Washington to March, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Artillery Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., to October, 1863. Heckman's Command, Newport News, Va., to December, 1863. U.S. Forces, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Artillery Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Sailed for New Berne, N. C., March 27, arriving there April 2. Duty at New Berne until October, 1863. Moved to Newport News, Va., October 16-18. Duty there and in the Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., until May, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Capture of Fort Powhatan, James River, May 5. Fort Clifton May 9. Harrison's Church May 11. Harrison's Plantation May 15. Bermuda Hundred May 16. Spring Hill May 18. Fort Powhatan May 21. Wilson's Wharf Landing May 24. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30, 1864. At Battery Anderson, Bermuda Hundred front, to December, and at Spring Hill to April, 1865. Fall of Petersburg and Richmond April 2-3, 1865. Duty at Richmond until June. Mustered out at Richmond. Va.. June 26, 1865.

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