United States Regiments & Batteries > New YorkArtillery and Engineers

The 2nd Independent New York Battery lost 1 officer and 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 5 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized by transfer of detachments from 8th and 29th Regiments New York Infantry, who were detached to serve guns of Varian’s New York Battery during the Bull Run Campaign
Bull Run Campaign
August 16 Battery reorganized at Washington, D. C.
December 7 Mustered in, being designated 2nd N.Y. Independent Battery. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C. attached to Blenker’s Brigade, Hooker’s Division, Army of the Potomac
late December Attached to Blenker’s Division, Army of the Potomac
March Attached to 1st Brigade, Blenker’s 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
April Operations in the Shenandoah Valley, Va. attached to 1st Brigade, Blenker’s Division, Dept. of the Mountains
June 1 Strasburg
June 2 Woodstock
June 3 Near Woodstock, Edenburg and Mr. Jackson
June 6 Near Harrisonburg
June 8
Battle of Cross Keys
June 26 Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, Pope’s Army of Virginia
August 16-September 2 Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia
August 21-23 Fords of the Rappahannock
August 24-25 Waterloo Bridge
August 26 Sulphur Springs
August 28 Battle of Gainesville
August 29 Groveton
August 30
2nd Battle of Bull Run
September Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C. attached to Artillery, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
December 10-16 March to Fredericksburg, Va
December Duty at Falmouth and Brook’s Station
“Mud March” January 20-24
March Attached to Reserve Artillery, 11th Army Corps
April 27-May 6 Chancellorsville Campaign
May 1-5 Battle of Chancellorsville
May Attached to Artillery Brigade, 11th Army Corps
June 6 Three years men transferred to Battery I, 1st New York Light Artillery
June 13, 1863 Mustered out