3rd Regiment, Battery M, New York Light Artillery

Battery M, Capt. James V. White, was organized as Co. I of the 76th N. Y. infantry and with two other companies was assigned to the regiment on Jan. 24, 1862. It was mustered into the U. S. service at Albany, Jan. 18, 1862, for a three years' term and joined the regiment in North Carolina. It served near New Berne, N. C., until Oct., 1863, and was then ordered to Fortress Monroe. In Jan., 1864, it was assigned to the 18th corps and to the 1st division of that corps in March, being transferred to the 3d division the following May. In June it became a part of the artillery brigade, l8th corps, and in Dec., 1864, of the artillery brigade, 24th corps. It took part in the operations before Petersburg, joined in the final assault, and was mustered out of the service at Richmond, June 26, 1865. During its term of service, the total loss of the entire regiment was 189 members killed, wounded or missing.