Commanding Officer at Antietam:
Capt. Jacob Roemer
6 3-in. Ordnance Rifle
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.
Initial Strength: 98;
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
After the Antietam Campaign
Battery L was re-designated as the 34th NY Battery in November 1863.
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