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27th New York Independent Battery

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27th 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-seventh New York Independent Battery. — Capt., John B. Eaton. This battery, the "Buffalo Light Artillery," was raised and organized at Buffalo, where it was mustered into the U. S. service for three years on Dec. 17, 1862. It performed garrison duty at Washington until the spring of 1864, save for a period in 1863 when it was ordered to Philadelphia at the time of Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania. In 1864 it fought with the 9th corps, at the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, first assault on the works of Petersburg, and at the mine explosion. It was again active at Fort Stedman in March, 1865, and in the final assault on Petersburg. Commanded by Capt. Eaton, it was mustered out at Fort Porter, Buffalo, June 22, 1865, having lost during service 2 men mortally wounded, 5 men wounded, 2 missing, and 17 who died of disease, etc.

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

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