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7th New York Independent Battery

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7th 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
Seventh New York Independent Battery. — Capt., Peter C. Regan. This battery was recruited principally in the counties of Orange and Ulster and was originally organized at Windsor as an artillery company of the 10th Legion, 56th N. Y. infantry. It was mustered into the U. S. service Oct. 30, 1861, for three years, left the state commanded by Capt. Regan on Nov. 7, and continued in service as a veteran organization after the expiration of its term. It served with the 2nd division, 4th corps in the Peninsular campaign in 1862, losing 11 men killed, wounded and missing at the battle of Fair Oaks. It performed garrison service at Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., until the spring of 1864, when it was attached to the 18th corps, Army of the James, and took part in the operations against Petersburg and Richmond in May. It was active at the first assault on Petersburg, and remained in the trenches there until the final assault on April 2, 1865, participating meanwhile in action at Chaffin's farm. From Jan., 1865, it served in Ferrero's division in the defenses of Bermuda Hundred until ordered home. It was mustered out under Capt. Regan, July 22, 1865, at Albany, N. Y., having lost 3 men killed and 28 by disease.

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

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