9th Independent Battery (Veteran)

Mustered in, June 6, 1861, as company F, 41st regiment of infantry.
Company F detached from the regiment and became an independent battery, November 7, 1861.
Designated 9th battery, December 7, 1861.
Mustered out: June 13, 1864.

The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.

This battery was recruited and organized a Company F, 41st Infantry, but armed as artillery, at New York city, and mustered in the service of the United States for three years, at Yorkville, June 6, 1861. It left the State July 8, 1861, commanded by Capt. A. Von Morozoviez; it was detached form its regiment and made an independent battery November 7, 1861; it received its numerical designation December 7, 1861. It served in the defenses of Washington, D. C., north of the Potomac, at Fort Washington and in the 22d Corps, and on expiration of its term of service, it was, under the command of Capt. Emil Schubert, mustered out and honorably discharged June 13, 1864, having lost by death, of illness and other causes, 5 enlisted men; but not taken part in any engagement.

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.

Ninth Independent Battery.—Capts., A. Von Morrozowitz, Emil Schubert. This battery was recruited and organized in New York city as Co. F, 41st N. Y. infantry, and was mustered into the U. S. service at Yorkville, June 6, 1861, for three years. It left the state on July 8, and was detached as an independent battery on Nov. 7, 1861. It took part in no engagements, but served its term on garrison duty in the defenses of Washington. It was mustered out June 13, 1864, commanded by Capt. Schubert, having lost 5 men died of disease.

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