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Unit

Federal Battery

New York Light Artillery, 3rd Battery

Organized: New York City, NY; mustered in 5/21/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out on 6/24/1865
Commanding Officer:
  Capt. William Stuart
Arms:
  2   Napoleon
  4   10-pdr. Parrott

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit:
   Tablet #76: Couch's Division, Fourth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 19 Sep, 9 AM

This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Division - 1st Division, IV Corps
  Brigade - 1st Division, IV Corps Artillery



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History of the Unit:
The Battery was formed in New York City in May 1861, and was first Captained by Capt Thaddeus P Mott, who resigned in July 1862. In June of that year Lt WIlliam Stuart was promoted to Captain, and assumed command. After Capt Stuart was dismissed in April 1863, Capt William A Harn succeeded, and remained in command until the unit mustered out of service in June 1865.

In the Antietam Campaign:
The battery was not engaged at Antietam.

We have one individual in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptStuart, William         We have some details for this person

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