New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center - Unit History Project
     Unit History Project  
  Home
  About the Museum
  Contact Us
  Articles
  Armories & Arsenals
  Events
  Education
  Flags
  Forts
  Heraldry
  Links
  Pictures
  Press
  Research
  Unit History Project
    Conflict:
   - Revolution
   - Civil
   - Spanish American
   - Mex. Border, 1916
   - WWI
   - WWII
   - Korean
  Veteran's Oral History
  Search
   
  DMNA Homepage
  NYARNG
  NYANG
  NYG
  NY Naval Militia
  Friends

33rd Independent Battery
Light Artillery
Civil War

History
The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 33rd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.

Mustered in: September 4,1862.
Mustered out: June 25, 1865.

Captain Algar M. Wheeler received, July 9, 1863, authority to recruit this battery. It was organized at Elmira, and there mustered in the service of the United States for three years September 4, 1863. The men were recruited principally at Buffalo, Rochester, Lock-port and Elmira, and the battery left the State September 5, 1863. It served at and near Washington, D. C, 22d Corps, from September, 1863; in the 3d Division, 10th Corps, Army of the James, from April, 1864; in 1st Brigade, 3d Division, 10th Corps, from June, 1864; in 3d Division, from July, 1864; in Artillery Brigade, 10th Corps, from August, 1864; and in the Separate Brigade, same army, at Fort Pocahontas, Va., from August, 1864; in the defenses of Bermuda Hundred, with Ferrero's Division, from January, 1865. The battery, still commanded by Captain Wheeler, was honorably discharged and mustered out June 25, 1863, at Petersburg, Va., having, during its service, lost by death of disease and other causes, I officer, 12 enlisted men; aggregate, 13.

Battles and Casualties Table from Phisterer

Civil War Newspaper Clippings

33rd Independent Battery Guidon 33rd Independent Battery Guidon

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: May 4, 2006
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/artillery/33rdIndBat/33rdIndBatMain.htm

Valid HTML 4.01!

 
Home | Contact Us | Language Access