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Edmond McManus
Private Edmond McManus; 18th New York Light Artillery

Edmond McManus enlisted as a Private on 02 Dec 1863 at 18 years of age..
He was mustered into the New York 18th Light Artillery on 02 Dec 1863.
He served more than 19 months in the 18th New York Light Artillery, 02 Dec 1863 to 20 July 1865.

While Edmond McManus was in service, the 18th New York Light Artillery regiment was engaged in the following battles that had a direct impact on the course of the war and / or a decisive influence on a campaign:
  • Siege, assault, capture of Spanish Fort, Ala., 26 March - 08 April 1865
  • Assault / capture of Fort Blakely, Ala., 09 April 1865

    Edmond McManus was mustered out on 20 July 1865.

    Coincidentally, Edmond McManus and my great-grand-father, Sgt. James R. Box, Company D, 14th Regiment, Texas Calvary, were opposing combatants in [Union] Maj. Gen. E.R.S. Canby’s Mobile Campaign. Sergeant James R. Box was captured in the battle of Spanish Fort.

    Both the CWSSS and HDS databases reports 'Edward' as the given name.

  • Historical Data Systems, Inc., Duxbury, MA 02331
  • NPS CWSSS Regimental Histories
  • NPS CWSSS Battle Summaries
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