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York Independent Battery
21st New York
Independent Battery Soldier
Roster - Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York For the Year
1893, Volume 15 View the Entire Book
|Twenty-first New York Independent Battery. Capt., James Barnes.
This battery was raised and organized at Oswego and was mustered into the U. S. service
for three years, Dec. 12, 1862, at New York city. It left the state the same day for New
Orleans and was engaged in May at the Armite river and Civiques ferry, and then took part
in the siege of Port Hudson, participating in the assaults of May 27 and June 14. It lost
7 men captured at Plains store; was active at Morganza, with the 19th corps in July, and
at Morgan's ferry, and Simsport in October. Attached to the reserve artillery, 13th corps,
it was engaged at Spanish Fort and Mobile, Ala., in the spring of 1865, losing 2 killed
and 1 wounded. It was mustered out at Syracuse, N. Y., Sept. 8, 1865. Its loss during
service was 2 killed, and 1 officer and 30 men died of disease and other causes, a total
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2