1st Artillery Regiment (Light)
Mustered in: October 10, 1861
Mustered out: June 19,1865
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Johnson, Clarence. Letters, 1864-1865.
117 leaves. Photocopies.
Letters, 21 September 1864-21 May 1865, from Clarence H. Johnson, 1st New York Light Artillery, to family concerning his experiences while serving with Battery K, and later Battery H, of the 1st New York Light Artillery. Letters describe the trip from New York to Washington D.C., camp life in Forts Whipple, Woodbury, and Ellsworth defending Washington D.C., reaction to the Copperheads and the 1864 Presidential election, artillery pieces, the front lines at Petersburg, the Battle of Fort Stedman, and the Appomattox Campaign.
Accession 28544. Located at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia.
Thank you to Ed Worman for pointing out this resource.
New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military
July 7, 2017