Battery D, 1st Artillery Regiment (Light)
Mustered in: September 6, 1861
Mustered out: June 16,1865
THE FOLLOWING IS TAKEN FROM NEW YORK IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, 1ST ED. FREDERICK PHISTERER. ALBANY: J. B. LYON COMPANY, 1912.
Battery D, Capt. Thomas W. Osborne, was recruited principally at Watertown, Gouv-erneur, Russell, Antwerp, Cape Vincent, Diana, Stone Mills, Pitcairn and Richville; and mustered in the United States service September 6, 1861, at Elmira. In June, 1862, some of the men of Battery A were transferred to it. It served at and near Washington, D. C, from November, 1861; in Hooker's Division, 3d Corps, Army of the Potomac, from March, 1862; in the 2d Division, 3d Corps, from June, 1862; in the Artillery Brigade, 3d Corps, from July, 1862; in the 1st Division, 9th Corps, from December, 1862; in the 2d. Division, 3d Corps, from February, 1863; in the Artillery Brigade, 3d Corps, from May, 1863; in the Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, from March, 1864, and in the Artillery Brigade, 5th Corps, from May, 1864. It was mustered out and honorably discharged, under Capt. Jas B. Hazelton, June 16, 1865, at Elmira.
THE FOLLOWING IS TAKEN FROM THE UNION ARMY: A HISTORY OF MILITARY AFFAIRS IN THE LOYAL STATES, 1861-65 -- RECORDS OF THE REGIMENTS IN THE UNION ARMY -- CYCLOPEDIA OF BATTLES -- MEMOIRS OF COMMANDERS AND SOLDIERS, VOLUME II: NEW YORK, MARYLAND, WEST VIRGINIA AND OHIO. MADISON, WI: FEDERAL PUB. CO., 1908.
Battery D, Capt. Thomas W. Osborn, recruited at Watertown, Gouverneur, Russell, Antwerp, Cape Vincent, Diana, Stone Mills, Pitcairn, and Richville, was mustered into the U. S. service on Sept. 6, 1861, at Elmira. In June, 1862, it received by transfer some of the men of battery A. It was stationed at Washington through the winter and in the spring of 1862 moved on the Peninsular campaign, assigned to Hooker's division, 3d corps. It continued to serve with the 3d corps until 1864, after which it served with the artillery brigade, 5th corps. The battery took part in the engagements about Yorktown, Williamsburg, Fair Oaks, Seven Days' battles, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wapping heights, Kelly's ford, Brandy Station, Mine Run campaign. Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Totopotomy, Bethesda Church, White Oak swamp, first assaults on Petersburg, Weldon railroad, Poplar Grove Church, Hicksford raid, Hatcher's run. White Oak ridge, Five Forks, fall of Petersburg, and Appomattox Court House. The battery lost during service 1 officer and 12 men killed and died of wounds; 14 men died of disease and other causes. It was mustered out at Elmira. June 16, 1865, under command of Capt. James B. Hazelton.