3rd New York

Independent Battery, Light Artillery

Descendants Association

Soldier's Notes & Photographs

This photo shows Sergeant Aaron Roberts Guptill (the soldier in the middle with the bandaged hand) with others of the 3rd New York Independent Battery Light Artillery during the time when Captain Thaddeus P. Mott was commanding the battery.

Aaron Roberts Guptill as a member of the GAR at a Gettysburg reunion in 1914.


George J. Werner, a German immigrant, was a member of the Battery from January 28, 1864 until they were mustered out and he was honorably discharged at New York June 24, 1865. He was wounded slightly in the right side by a gunshot near Cold Harbor, Virginia on June 1, 1864.

Private Terrnce O'Hanlon, a native of Carlingsford, Ireland, served in the battery and was discharged at the end of his three year term of service on 24 May 1864. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery in Queens, New York. Below are two of his service records:





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