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3rd Battalion of Artillery (Heavy)
Civil War
German Heavy Artillery; Senges' Battalion of Artillery

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

Mustered in: October 14, to December 19, 1861
Consolidated with the 15th regiment of artillery: September 30, 1863.

This battalion, composed of five companies, was recruited in New York city, and there mustered in the service of the United States for three years between October 14 and December 19, 1861. It left the State December 19, 1861, commanded by Lieut-Col. Adam Senges; served at Fort Lyon, Va., and in the 22d Corps, and was consolidated, September 30, 1863, with the 15th Artillery, forming the first five companies of the same. Its loss is included in that of the I5th Artillery, and as a battalion it took part in no engagements.

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
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