CDV of Private Zenas D Dean, 10th NYHA, Killed at Petersburg on 6/24/64. Organized by consolidation of existing units, the 4th, 5th, and 7th battalions of artillery: December 31, 1862. Mustered out: June 23, 1865. This regiment was organized December 31, 1862, of the 4th, 5th and 7th Battalions of Artillery, and Alexander Piper appointed its Colonel.
The battalions had been organized at Sackett's Harbor in September, 1862, and the consolidation was effected under the orders of the War Department, dated December 27, 1862. The companies were mustered into the service of the United States for three years; at Sackett's Harbor, A, B, C, D, E, F, G and M September nth; H and I September 12; at Staten Island, Company K November 12, and at Fort Schuyler, Company L December 27, 1862.
They were recruited principally: A originally Company A 5th Battalion, or 2d Battalion Black River, Artillery at Watertown; B originally D 4th Battalion, or 1st Battalion Black River, Artillery at Rodman, Adams, Lorraine and Worth; C originally C 5th Battalion, or 2d Battalion Black River Artillery at Antwerp, Evan's Mills, LeRay and Philadelphia; D originally B 4th Battalion, or 1st Battalion Black River, Artilleryat Champion, Croghan, Diana, Rutland and Wilna; E originally A 4th Battalion, or 1st Battalion Black River, Artillery Ellisburgh and Henderson; F originally D 5th Battalion, or 2d Battalion Black River, Artillery at Alexandria and Theresa; G originally B 5th Battalion, or 2d Battalion Black River, Artillery at Clayton and Orleans; H originally A 7th Battalion, or 4th Battalion Black River, Artillery at Antwerp, Adams, Boonville, Houndsfield, Watertown and Worth; I originally B 7th Battalion, or 4th Battalion Black River, Artillery-at Brownville and Houndsfield; K originally C 7th Battalion, or 4th Battalion Black River, Artillery at Watertown, Cape Vincent, Clayton, Orleans, Rutland, Pamelia, LeRay and Osceola; L originally D 7th Battalion, or 4th Battalion Black River, Artilleryat Ellisburgh, Henderson, Adams, Watertown, Lynn, Cape Vincent and Houndsfield, and M originally C 4th Battalion, or 1st Battalion Black River, Artillery at Cape Vincent, Pamelia and Lynn. The 4th Battalion served at Fort Richmond and Sandy Hook, New York harbor, from September, 1862, until June, 1863, when it joined the other battalions; the 5th and 7th Battalions left the State September 17, 1862, and served in the defenses of Washington, D. And 3d Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22d Corps, from that time.
The regiment, having left Washington May 24, 1864, served in the 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Corps, from June 5, 1864; in the 1st Brigade, 2d Division, 18th Corps, from June 24, 1864; in the 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22d Corps, from August, 1864; in the 2d Brigade, Provisional Division, with the Army of the Shenandoah, from September 27, 1864; and in the 2d Brigade, Ferrero's Division, Army of the James, at Bermuda Hundred, from December, 1864, as heavy artillery and infantry. June 23d, 1865, the regiment, commanded by Lieut-Col. George DePeyster Arden, was honorably discharged and mustered out at Petersburg, Va. The men not entitled to be discharged then, were transferred to Companies E, F and G, and these were assigned to the 6th N.
Volunteer Artillery, second organization, as Companies E, F and G, respectively, July 19, 1865. During its service the regiment lost by death, killed in action, 26 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 21 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 2 officers, 218 enlisted men; total, 2 officers, 265 enlisted men; aggregate, 267; of whom 2 enlisted men died in the hands of the enemy.
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