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30th Independent Battery
Light Artillery
Civil War

History
The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 30th ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.

Battery B, 1st battalion artillery designated 30th battery: March 16, 1863.
Mustered out: June 23, 1865.

Battery B, 1st Battalion, was converted into the 3Oth Battery March 16, 1863. It was recruited and organized in New York city, and there mustered in. the service of the United States for three years August 12, 1861. Commanded by Capt. Adolph Voegelee it left the State October 20, 1861, and served at and near Washington, D. C., from October, 1861; in the Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, from March, 1862; in the 3d Brigade, Artillery Reserve, 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac, from May, 1862; in the Artillery Reserve, 5th Corps, from September, 1862; in the Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, from December 2, 1862; in 2d Volunteer Brigade, Reserve Artillery, Army of the Potomac, from May, 1863; in 22d Corps from June, 1863; at and near Harper's Ferry, W. Va., and in the Army of West Virginia, 8th Corps, from July, 1863; in 22d Corps from January, 1865. At the expiration of its term of service the men entitled thereto were discharged and the battery continued in service. October 25, 1864, the veterans and recruits of the 31st Battery were transferred to it, and June 23, 1865,.the battery, commanded by Lieut. Charles A. Hausmann, was mustered out and honorably discharged at New York city, having during its service lost by death, killed in action, 4 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 4 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 12 enlisted men; total, 20; of whom 2 died in the hands of the enemy.

 

Battles and Casualties Table from Phisterer

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