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2nd New York Artillery, Battery L

"Flushing Battery"

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Capt. Jacob Roemer

 

Arms:
  6   3-in. Ordnance Rifle

 

This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Ninth (IX) Army Corps


Unit history

Originally organized as Battery L, 2nd New York Volunteer Heavy Artillery, and mustered into service 18 November 1861. Detached from the Regiment March 1862, thereafter on independent service.

On the Antietam Campaign

This battery had been in Sigel's (I), then Banks' (II) Corps in Pope's Army of Virginia - Mansfields XII Corps, AoP as of 8 September 1862. On 16 September it was transferred to the IX Corps, but was not attached to any Division. The battery fired 87 rounds and had no casualties at Antietam.

Statistics

Initial Strength: 98;

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #56: Ninth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 16 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #70, cont: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #70: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #57: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM

After the Antietam Campaign

Battery L was re-designated as the 34th NY Battery in November 1863.

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

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptRoemer, Jacob         We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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