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Federal Battery

New York Light Artillery, 3rd Battery

Organized: New York City, NY; mustered in 5/21/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: 6/24/1865


Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
  Capt. William Stewart


  2   Napoleon
  4   10-pdr. Parrott


This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Division - 1st Division, 4th Corps
  Brigade - 1st Division, 4th Corps Artillery

Unit history

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.

On the Antietam Campaign

The battery was not engaged at Antietam.

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit

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

We have one individual in the AotW database who was on the Maryland Campaign with this unit:


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