The 31st New York Independent Battery lost 5 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1863
March 16 Organized from Battery C, 1st Independent Battalion New York Light Artillery. Attached to Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac
April 27-May 6 Chancellorsville Campaign
May Attached to 2nd Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac
July Duty at Harper’s Ferry
1864
January Attached to 30th New York Battery
October Old members mustered out. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 30th New York Battery