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New York 2nd Heavy Artillery, Company K (Union)

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Company mustered in on December 11th, 1861. Company mustered out of service on September 29th, 1865 at Washington, District of Columbia.

Company was also known as:

  • Company K, 2nd Regiment Jackson Heavy Artillery, New York

Notable Battles:

  • Spotsylvania Court House fought on May 19th, 1864 near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia (4 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Second Petersburg fought on June 16th, 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia (4 wounded, 2 died, 0 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 477
  • First Enlistment Place: Utica, New York
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-05-01 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Frankfort, New York (54 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1865-06-27 (209 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1865-09-29 (183 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1890: New York, USA (10 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 15 -- Cooper, Stephen L
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 51 -- Adams, Charles
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 25.9 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 23.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 31 (5%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 13 (2%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 38 (6%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 35 (6%)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

Soldier List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)