36th Independent Battery Light Artillery
The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 36th ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.
Organization not completed.
Captain Charles Graham Bacon received, August 11, 1863, authority to recruit this battery. October 14, 1863, this authority was revoked, and the men already enlisted transferred to the 13th Artillery.
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.
Thirty-sixth Independent Battery.—Recruiting for this battery was begun in Aug., 1863, and on Oct. 14, the men enlisted were assigned to the 13th N. Y. artillery (q. v.).