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6th Battalion of Artillery (Heavy)
Civil War
Third Battalion, Black River Artillery; Lewis County Battalion

History
The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 6th ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.

Received its numerical designation: September 16, 1862
Disbanded: December 31, 1862. Men transferred to the 5th regiment of artillery.

This battalion was organized at Sackett's Harbor; received its numerical designation September 16, 1862; was ordered in the field September 17, 1862. It served near Washington, D. C, was discontinued December 31, 1862, its companies A, B, C and D, assigned to the 5th Artillery as Companies I, K, L and M, respectively.

Unit Roster

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: February 4, 2010
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/artillery/6thArtBn/6thArtBnMain.htm

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