18th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Confederate)

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=== Brief History  ===
 
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:Organized in June 1862, with men from Norfolk and Alexandria, and Southampton, Isle of Wight, and York counties  
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:18th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery was organized in June 1862, with men from Norfolk and Alexandria, and Southampton, Isle of Wight, and York counties  
 
:In April 1865, the unit was assigned to Barton's Brigade as infantry  
 
:In April 1865, the unit was assigned to Barton's Brigade as infantry  
 
:It surrendered ar Appomattox with 2 officers and 23 men
 
:It surrendered ar Appomattox with 2 officers and 23 men

Revision as of 17:19, 27 October 2011

Contents

Brief History

18th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery was organized in June 1862, with men from Norfolk and Alexandria, and Southampton, Isle of Wight, and York counties
In April 1865, the unit was assigned to Barton's Brigade as infantry
It surrendered ar Appomattox with 2 officers and 23 men

Companies

Company A (Southampton Lee Artillery)

Company B (Atlantic Artillery) - many men from Norfolk and environs

Company C (Cockade Mounted Battery)

Company D (Peyton Artillery)

Company E ( Alexandria Artillery also known as Captain David L. Smoot's Company)

The information above is from 18th and 20th Battalions of Heavy Artillery, by Tracy Chernault and

Jeffrey C. Weaver

Field and Staff

Roster

Company A

Roster

Company B

Roster

Company C

Roster

Company D

Roster

Company E

Roster

Other Source Materials

References