Battery F, 1st Artillery Regiment (Light)
Mustered in: September 14, 1861
Mustered out: June 17,1865
THE FOLLOWING IS TAKEN FROM NEW YORK IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, 1ST ED. FREDERICK PHISTERER. ALBANY: J. B. LYON COMPANY, 1912.
Battery F, Capt. W. R. Wilson, was principally recruited at Oswego, Southport and Elmira, and mustered in the United States service September 14, 1861, at Elmira. October 24, 1863, some of its members were transferred to the 2d Artillery. It served at and near Washington, D. C., from November, 1861; in Franklin's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Potomac, from March, 1862; in 1st Division, 6th Corps, from May, 1862; at the White House, Va., from June, 1862; at Yorktown, Va., in 4th Corps, from July, 1862; in the Department of Washington, 22d Corps, from July, 1863. It was mustered out and honorably discharged, under Captain Wilson, June 17, 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 F, Capt. W. R. Wilson, was recruited at Oswego, Southport and Elmira and there mustered into the U. S. service on Sept. 14, 1861. In Oct., 1863, some of its members were transferred to the 2nd regiment of artillery. It was chiefly employed in garrison duty, being stationed at Washington during the winter of 1861-2, and the remainder of 1862 was with Franklin's division, 1st corps, and the 1st division, 6th corps. It was at the White House in June, 1862, and at Yorktown, in the 4th corps, from July, 1862, to July, 1863. The remainder of its term it was stationed in the Department of Washington with the 22nd corps. It was mustered out under Capt. Wilson, June 17, 1865, at Elmira. It had no casualties in action, but lost during service 14 men who died of disease and other causes.