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21st New York Independent Battery

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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

Regimental History
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 of 33.

Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 2

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