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19th Independent Battery
Mustered in: October 27, 1862.
This battery was recruited at Lockport, Alabama, Wilson and Porter; organized and mustered in the service of the United States for three years, October 27, 1862, at Elmira. It left the State, commanded by Capt. W. H. Stahl, October 29, 1862, and served at and near Washington, D. C, and in the Artillery Camp of Instruction and 22d Corps, from November, 1862; at Suffolk, Va., 7th Corps, from April 19, 1863; in the defenses of Washington, 22d Corps, from June, 1863; with the 2d Division, 9th Corps, from March, 1864; in the Artillery Brigade, 9th Corps, from July, 1864; with the 1st Division, 9th Corps, in August, 1864. The battery was honorably discharged and mustered out, under the command of Capt. Edward W. Rogers, June 13, 1865, at Elmira, having during its service, lost by death, killed in action, 9 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 5 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 1 officer, 17 enlisted men; total, 1 officer, 31 enlisted men; aggregate, 32.
Battles and Casualties Table from Phisterer
Kieffer, Jesse Edmund, Jeanne Kieffer and Craig Kieffer. The Civil War letters and diary of Jesse Kieffer, of Lockport, New York. Bethesda, MD: Gateway Press, 2000.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History