United States Regiments & Batteries > New York

“Buffalo Light Artillery”

“Eaton’s Battery”

The 27th New York Independent Battery lost 2 Eenlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 17 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Buffalo, N.Y.
December 17 Mustered in
December 22 Left State for Washington, D.C.
December Duty at Artillery Camp of Instruction and in the Defenses of Washington, D.C. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D. C., and 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington
July At Philadelphia, Pa., attached to Dept. of the Susquehanna
January At Washington, D.C. attache to Camp Barry, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, D.C.
April Rapidan Campaign. Attached to Artillery Reserve, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
May 5-7 Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-16 Spottsylvania Court House
May 16 At Washington, D.C. attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps
June 5 Attached to Artillery, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
June 16-18 First Assault on Petersburg, Va.
June 16 – April 2 Siege of Petersburg, Va.
July Attached to Artillery Brigade, 9th Army Corps
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg
March 25 Fort Stedman
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2 Assault and fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 21-27 Moved to Washington, D.C.
May 23 Grand Review
June 22 Mustered out