20th Independent Battery, New York Volunteer Artillery

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The 20th Independent Battery, New York Volunteer Artillery was an American Civil War regiment based in New York.[1]

It was mustered into the service of the United States for three years from September until December 1862; on 31 July 1865, it was discharged.[1]

From January 1863 it served at Fort Schuyler under Captain B Franklin Ryer; from July 1864 it served at Fort Columbus.[1]

In total, six enlisted men were lost by death from disease and other causes.[1]

One section of the Battery took part in quelling the New York Draft Riots.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "20th NY Independent Battery Regiment during the Civil War". New York, USA: New York Division of Military and Naval Affairs. Retrieved 28 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Draft riots F-NYB". New York, USA: New York Brits. Retrieved 28 August 2012. 

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