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Federal Battery

2nd New York Artillery, Battery L

"Flushing Battery"
Commanding Officer:
  Capt. Jacob Roemer
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: 98

  6   3-in. Ordnance Rifle

Map Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #9: Burnside Attacks the Lower Bridge

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

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


History of the Unit:
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.

In 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.

The remainder of the War:
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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