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32nd Independent Battery
Light Artillery
Civil War
Buffalo Light Artillery; Eaton's Battery

The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 32nd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.

Battery D, 1st battalion artillery designated 32nd battery: March 16, 1863.
Mustered out: July 12, 1865.

Battery D, 1st Battalion Artillery, was designated as above March 16, 1863. It was recruited and organized at New York city and there mustered in the service of the United States for three years September 20, 1861. Commanded by Capt. Edward Grimm, the battery left the State October 20, 1861, and served at and near Washington, D. C, from that time; 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, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, from May, 1863; in 22d Corps from June, 1863; and at and near Harper's Ferry, W. Va., and in the Army of West Virginia, 8th Corps, from July, 1863. At the expiration of its term of service those entitled thereto were discharged and the battery continued in service. August 15, 1864, and February 4, 1865, respectively, the officers and enlisted men of the 29th and 15th N. Y. Volunteer Batteries, in service at the time, were transferred to this battery, which, commanded by Capt. Patrick Hart, has honorably discharged and mustered out July 12, 1865, at New York city, having during its service lost by death, of wounds received in action, 2 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 4 enlisted men; total, 6.


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