4th Heavy Artillery

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4th Heavy Artillery
Mustered: in November 1861 to February 1862. Mustered out: September 26, 1865
The regiment, seven companies, left the State February 10, 1862, and served as heavy artillery and infantry at and near Washington, D. C.
During its service, the regiment lost by death, killed in action, 5 officers, 61 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 3 officers, 56 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 4 officers, 335 enlisted men; total, 12 officers, 452 enlisted-men; aggregate, 464; of whom 97 enlisted men died in the hands of the enemy.

  • James Akely of Rensselaerville was an 18 year old Private of Company U who was discharged for disability on July 18, 1864 at Albany, NY