19th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Atkinson's) (Confederate)

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*Many were captured at Sayler's Creek, and 1 officer and 44 men surrendered on April 9, 1865.  
 
*Many were captured at Sayler's Creek, and 1 officer and 44 men surrendered on April 9, 1865.  
 
*Lieutenant Colonel John W. Atkinson and Major N. R. Cary were in command.
 
*Lieutenant Colonel John W. Atkinson and Major N. R. Cary were in command.
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*AKA - Atkinson's Battalion
  
 
=== Companies  ===
 
=== Companies  ===

Revision as of 18:32, 30 October 2010

Brief History

  • Organized in June, 1862, with four companies, later increased to five.
  • April 1862, men from the United Light Artillery were transferred to the artillery and assigned to the 19th Battalion Virginia Artillery.
  • This unit was attached to the Department of Richmond and served throughout the war defending the city.
  • It was also active at Drewry's Bluff, in the Petersburg siege north of the James River, and around Appomattox.
  • Many were captured at Sayler's Creek, and 1 officer and 44 men surrendered on April 9, 1865.
  • Lieutenant Colonel John W. Atkinson and Major N. R. Cary were in command.
  • AKA - Atkinson's Battalion

Companies

Field and Staff

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Company A

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Company B

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Company B3rd

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Company C

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Company C3rd

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Company D

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Company E

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Company E1st

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Company E3rd

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