1861
Organized at Albany, N.Y.
December 6 Company A mustered in
December 7 Company B mustered in
December 9 Left State for Washington, D.C. and duty in the Defenses of that city under Major Thomas W. Lion
1862
April 26 Moved to New Berne, N. C. and garrison duty at New Berne and Morehead City, N. C. attached to Dept. of North Carolina
July 26-29 Reconnaissance from New Berne to Young’s Cross Roads
July 27 Action at Young’s Cross Roads
November Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of North Carolina. Company B provisionaly designated 24th New York Independent Battery

1863

February 11 Battalion discontinued. Company A designated 23rd New York Independent Battery