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10th New York Independent Battery

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10th 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
Tenth New York Independent Battery. — Capt., John T. Bruen. A battery known under this designation was recruited by Capt. Edwin S. Jenny late in 1861, but it became Battery F, 3d N. Y. artillery, early in 1862. The 2nd Excelsior battery, recruited and organized for the Excelsior brigade, at New York city, under authority dated Oct. 1, 1861, was designated by the state authorities the 10th battery. It was mustered into the U. S. service for three years, April 9, 1862, and left the state the following day. Attached to the 2nd corps, Army of Virginia, it was active at Cedar mountain, and in Pope's Virginia campaign, fighting at Rappahannock Station, Rappahannock river, Sulphur Springs, Groveton and the second Bull Run. It was with the 12th corps at Antietam, and with the 3d corps at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, sustaining a loss of 13 wounded and 5 missing in the last named battle. It served by detachments in different batteries at Gettysburg, where it lost 2 killed and 3 wounded, and the remainder of its term was spent at Washington in garrison duty. On June 21, 1864, commanded by Lieut. T. C. Bruen, it was transferred to the 6th N. Y. battery. It lost 3 men killed and 9 men by disease.

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

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