3 edition of History Of Battery B, First New Jersey Artillery found in the catalog.
July 25, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||178|
History, Campaigns, and Officers. Battery B, First Regiment New York Light Artillery, known as Pettit's Battery, was raised at Baldwinsville and composed chiefly of Onondaga county men. It was mustered into the State service at Baldwinsville, Aug , and into the service of the United States at Elmira, Aug Battery B, 1st NJ Artillery's 6 Parrott Rifles fired 1, rounds of ammunition on July 2nd at the Peach Orchard during the Battle of Gettysburg, considered the most rounds fired by a single battery in a single day before or during the war, so yes, that's a single day record.
Inactivated 10 April at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey. Redesignated 5 February as Battery B, d Field Artillery Battalion (d Field Artillery Battalion assigned 18 December to the 2d Infantry Division) Activated 27 December at Fort Lewis, Washington. 2d Battalion 12th Field Artillery Regiment Honors. Campaign Participation CreditFormed: 01 Jul, 2nd Battery "B" New Jersey Volunteer Light Artillery (as listed in A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion - Frederick H. Dyer, ) Beam's Battery (until his death on July 1, ) Clark's Battery 1st New Jersey Light Artillery, Battery "B" (the "Light" was added to the name postwar) Unit Type Edit. Union Volunteer Light Artillery Mustered.
Organized 3 April in the New Jersey National Guard from new and existing units as the 1st Battalion, Field Artillery, with Headquarters at Camden Expanded, reorganized, and redesignated 17 July as the 1st Field Artillery. Note: The orders of battle in the Official Records routinely refer to this unit as the 1st New Jersey Light, Battery A. However, there was no 1st New Jersey Light Artillery regiment. Instead, New Jersey produced five batteries of light artillery during the Civil War. Further research is needed.
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This book is written from the perspective of a soldier from a Battery, from NJ, that served in the Civil War. It describes the experiences of Michael Hanifen, during his time with Battery B, 1st NJ Light Artillery.5/5(1).
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Publication date Pages: History of Battery B First New Jersey artillery / by Michael Hanifen. [Leather Bound] Hanifen Michael b. The Battery rendezvoused at Camp Olden, Trenton.
In camp with us there were the First Cavalry, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth New Jersey Infantry, all of whom preceded us to the front, and the organization of the Ninth was going on when we First New Jersey Artillery book ordered to the front on Octo Excerpt from: HISTORY OF BATTERY B, 1ST N.J.
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Provo, UT: Operations Inc, The Battery uses the original history of Battery ‘B’ of the First New Jersey Artillery, a Civil War unit commissioned inand originally designated 2nd Independent Battery, New Jersey Light Artillery, to look and act just like an authentic civil war artillery battery.
This book is written from the perspective of a soldier from a Battery, from NJ, that served in the Civil War. It describes the experiences of Michael Hanifen, during his time with Battery B, 1st NJ Light Artillery. Also known as the 2nd New Jersey Battery, Beam's Battery (until his death on July 1, ), Clark's Battery, and 1st New Jersey Light Artillery, Battery "B".
Unit Type: Union Volunteer Light Artillery Mustered In: September 3,Camp Olden, Trenton, NJ with officers and men Commanded by: Captain John E. Beam (9/3//1/). Battery B, 1st New York Light Artillery was organized at Baldwinsville, New York under Captain Rufus D. Pettit. A strict disciplinarian, Pettit’s invaluable experience in the Mexican War saved the unit many hardships early in the war, but it was his constant attention to the welfare of his men, together with his courage and fortitude, that won their universal admiration.
Inthe four light artillery batteries, (one from each regiment) were reassigned to Trenton New Jersey “for a thorough course of drill and instruction”, based upon the “ Instructions for Field Artillery, Horse and Foot, ” translated from the French by First Lieutenant Robert Anderson.
Battery B was transferred to the Author: Jim Rosebrock. Battery "B" 1st R. Light Artillery, was reactivated on May 8, by then Rhode Island Governor Edward DiPrete. Battery "B" 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery operates today under the original State Militia Charter issued to the original military unit that served during the American Civil War thru The history of Battery B, First regiment Rhode Island light artillery, in the war to preserve the union, by Rhodes, John H.
[from old catalog]Pages: Battery B, First New Jersey Light Artillery is at Hendeson. Currently recruiting for gun crews in the Las Vegas, NV area.
In addition, we plan on working with the local Sons of Union Veterans; Sons of Veterans Reserve; and Southern Nevada Living History Association.3/5(6).
This database provides access to an electronic version of Adjutant General William S. Stryker's two-volume Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War,originally published by the State of New Jersey in There is an account of the creation of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War in the text of the book.
When the regiment's three-month enlistment ended, Clark was involved in raising Battery B, 1st New Jersey Light Artillery. It was mustered into service on September 3,at Camp Olden in Trenton, New Jersey.
The battery was assigned to the First New Jersey Brigade under the command of Brigadier General Philip Kearny. Clark became first lieutenant under Capt John E.
Beam. Battery F was re-designated as the th Trench Mortar Battery and Troops B and D, First Squadron, New Jersey Cavalry, were converted and re-designated as Battery F.
After completion of 10 months training at Camp McClellan, Alabama, the regiment sailed for France on July 5,arrived at Liverpool, England, Jand re-embarked for.
The monument to Battery B, 1st New York Light Artillery is south of Gettysburg on Hancock Avenue. (Hancock Avenue Part 3 tour map) It was dedicated in by the State of New York. Monument to Battery B, 1st New York Light Artillery, flanked by two pounder Parrott rifles.
The men of this division earned five battle clasps for the WWI Victory Medal. This auction is for a book titled "MEN OF THE RAINBOW". This is a history of Battery B, th Field Artillery, 42nd Division, AEF.
That unit formed from the old Battery B, 1st Illinois Field Artillery. Contreovich # and Dornbusch # History of Battery B, First New Jersey Artillery; History of Buffalo and Erie County, ; History of Camden County in the great war, ; History of Pittsfield, N.H.
in the Great Rebellion; History of Worcester in the War of the Rebellion; History of maritime Connecticut during the American revolution, After Gettysburg, Ricketts' battery F was transferred to the artillery brigade of II Corps in time for the Bristoe Campaign.
At the Second Battle of Auburn on Octothe battery helped first division II Corps cover the withdrawal of the corps under harassing fire from horse artillery of Major General J. E. B. Stuart's Rating: % positive.