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New Hampshire Heavy Artillery
|First Company, Heavy Artillery. Capt., Charles H. Long. This
company was raised for the defense of Portsmouth harbor and spent all of its three years'
term of service at Fort Constitution except the time between May 6 and Nov., 1864. It was
mustered in at Concord and Portsmouth from May 26 to July 22, 1863, and was mustered out
at Concord, Sept. 11, 1865. In the summer of 1864 it was ordered to Washington, where it
formed part of the defenses of that city, and in September became Co. A, 1st N. H. heavy
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 1