UNIT ROSTER FOR BATTERY B 1ST REGIMENT NEW YORK LIGHT ARTILLERY

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Item Code: 344-3235

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Very colorful register. Measures 18” x 24”. Large colorful American eagle at the top with scenes of horse life, soldier life, battles, etc. below. Center column has a listing of the company officers, NCO’s, musicians, artificers, & wagoners with a description of what happened to each man if significant. Many wounded, some at Gettysburg. Several killed – one at Gettysburg (Capt. James Rorty). Left column shows privates, also with notes. Right column is continuance of privates with list of discharged, died, transferred to Invalid Corps, killed in action (10 at Gettysburg) and finally those dozen that deserted! Engagements listed in lower left and right sides.

Published by Geo. M. Lanckton, Washington D.C. Some age discoloration. Housed in its original false grain painted frame (27 ½” x 31 ½”). Pressure mounted against a new blue mat board.   [ss]

 

Battery B, First Regiment New York Light Artillery, known as Pettit's Battery, was raised at Baldwinsville and composed chiefly of Onondaga county men. It was mustered into the State service at Baldwinsville, August 24, 1861, and into the service of the United States at Elmira, August 31, 1866.  On its arrival in Washington it was the first battery to be fully mounted, and remained in camp in the vicinity of Washington till the spring of 1862. The record of its engagements during the war is as follows:

Warrenton Junction, Va.          March 28, 1862.

Fair Oaks, Va.  June 1-28, 1862.

Peach Orchard, Va.      June 29, A.M., 1862.

Savage Station, Va.       June 29, P.M., 1862.

White Oak Swamp, Va.            June 30, 1862.

Malvern Hill, Va.         July 1, 1862.

Centerville, Va.            September 1, 1862.

Antietam, Md.  September 15-17, 1862.

Charlestown, Va.          October 19, 1862.

Snicker's Gap, Va.        November 3, 1862.

Falmouth, Va.  November 17, 1862.

Fredericksburg, Va.      December 12-17, 1862.

Chancellorsville, Va.    May 1-3, 1863.

United States Ford, Va.            May 6, 1863.

Gettysburg, Pa. July 2-3, 1863.

Mine Run, Va.  November 30, 1863.

Spotsylvania, Va.          May 12, 1864.

North Anna, Va.          May 23, 1864.

Tolopotomoy, Va.        May 29, 1864.

Bethesda Church, Va.   June 2-3, 1864.

Petersburg, Va. June 16-20, 1864.

Hatcher's Run, Va.       October 27, 1864.

On the expiration of its term of service the original number, except the veterans, were mustered out, and the organization composed of veterans and recruits retained in the service. The regiment was finally mustered out by batteries in accordance with an order from the War Department, Battery B being mustered out June 18, 1865.

Note: Frame contains glass. Special care is required in the shipment of framed items, both modern and vintage.  Because this item has glass in the frame, we would prefer to disassemble the backing in order to remove the glass.  This means that the backing and the glass will be removed and the frame will be shipped without the glass; it is the customer's responsibility to replace it if desired and have the backing put back on.  Any frame shop should be able to do this for you.

Extra shipping required:  $35.00 insured UPS east of the Mississippi, $50.00 west of the Mississippi.

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