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Battery "D", 1st N.Y. Artillery, 1863

Battery "D", 1st N.Y. Artillery, 1863

BATTERY D, 1ST NEW YORK ARTILLERY, 1863
Photograph by Andrew J. Russell

This regiment was organized at Elmira on October 16, 1861. Its service was as light artillery and by batteries in the Armies of the Potomac, Virginia, the Cumberland and Georgia.

Battery D was commanded at Gettysburg by Captain George B. Winslow. It brought 116 men to the field serving six 12-pounder Napoleons, losing 10 men wounded and 8 missing in the fighting in the Wheatfield.

It was mustered out and honorably discharged, under Capt. James B. Hazelton, June 16, 1865, at Elmira.