2nd Regiment, Virginia Artillery (Confederate)

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(Created page with '===Breif History=== *:Organized in February, 1862 *:Formed ten, twelve-month companies *:Commander: Colonel Rober Tanaill ===Companies=== *::Co. A *:::Enlisted January 14,…')
 
Line 5: Line 5:
 
*:Commander: Colonel Rober Tanaill  
 
*:Commander: Colonel Rober Tanaill  
  
===Companies===
+
=== Companies ===
 
+
*::Co. A
+
*:::Enlisted January 14, 1862, for one year
+
*:::Reorganized May 23, 1862, subsequently becoming Company A of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry
+
*:::Captains: Lawson M. Burfoot, Thomas E. Burfoot.
+
*::Co. B
+
*:::"The Charlotte Chesterfield Artillery." - recruited from those counties
+
*:::Enlisted on December 31,1861 for one year
+
*:::Reorganized May 19, 1862, into Company B of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
+
*:::Captain Armistead W. Baily.
+
*::Co. C
+
*:::"The Southside Artillery." or "Chesterfield Artillery," from Chesterfield County
+
*:::Organized January 7, 1862.
+
*:::Enlisted for the war's duration on June 3, 1862, and became Captain John W Drewry's Company of Virginia Artillery.
+
*:::Captains: Augustus H. Drewry, James B. Jones, John W. Drewry.
+
*::Co. D
+
*:::Enlisted on January 20, 1862 for one year
+
*:::Reorganized May 24, 1862 as Company D of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
+
*:::Captains: James T. Alexander, William G. Jackson.
+
*::Co. E
+
*:::Enlisted January 20, 1862 for one year under Captain Samuel F. MeGehee
+
*:::Reorganized May 23, 1862 to become Company E 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
+
*::C0. F
+
*:::"The Lynchburg Rebel Artillery" lynchburg County
+
*:::Enlisted January 25, 1862 for one year under Captain Samuel W. Hawthorne
+
*:::Reorganized June 5, 1862 to become Captain Corelius Tacitus Allen's Company F of the Virginia Artillery.
+
*::Co. G
+
*:::Enlisted January 23, 1862, for one year under Captain James C. Johnson
+
*:::Reorganized May 31,1862 as Company G 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
+
*:::(Remarks on the rolls of the 9th Virginia Militia's Company A form February 28, 1862 show the names of twenty two men "transferred to Captain Johnson's Company on February 5, 1862.")
+
*:::(Remark on the rolls of the 87th Virginia Militia's Company D show the names of twenty one men "transferred by order of General Magruder to Johnson's Voiunteer Company on February 5, 1862.)
+
*::Co. H
+
*:::Enlisted February 4, 1862, for one year under Captain William W. Crosby
+
*:::Reorganized May 19, 1862 as Company H Virginia Battalion
+
*:::Captain: William S. Crosby, John S. Bowles.
+
*::Co. I
+
*:::Enlisted February 4, 1862, under Captain F.H.Farrar
+
*:::Evidently broken up during that May, by implementation of the "Conscription Act
+
*:::Members then reenlisting in other Companies: forty two man ended up in Company G of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
+
*::Co. K
+
*:::Enlisted February 7, 1862, for one year under Captain James C. Hane.
+
*:::Disbanded in May of 1862 due to the Conscription Act and assigned to Company A of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
+
*:Companies:A,B,C,D,E,G, and H of the 2nd Virginia Artillery were reorganized into the 22nd Virginia Battalion on May 31, 1862.
+
*:Companies C, and F became independent Companies of Artillery, being redesignated as Captain Drewry's Virginia Artillery and Captain Allen's Company of Virginia Artillery, respectively.
+
  
 +
::Co. A
 +
:::Enlisted January 14, 1862, for one year
 +
:::Reorganized May 23, 1862, subsequently becoming Company A of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry
 +
:::Captains: Lawson M. Burfoot, Thomas E. Burfoot.
 +
::Co. B
 +
:::"The Charlotte Chesterfield Artillery." - recruited from those counties
 +
:::Enlisted on December 31,1861 for one year
 +
:::Reorganized May 19, 1862, into Company B of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
 +
:::Captain Armistead W. Baily.
 +
::Co. C
 +
:::"The Southside Artillery." or "Chesterfield Artillery," from Chesterfield County
 +
:::Organized January 7, 1862.
 +
:::Enlisted for the war's duration on June 3, 1862, and became Captain John W Drewry's Company of Virginia Artillery.
 +
:::Captains: Augustus H. Drewry, James B. Jones, John W. Drewry.
 +
::Co. D
 +
:::Enlisted on January 20, 1862 for one year
 +
:::Reorganized May 24, 1862 as Company D of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
 +
:::Captains: James T. Alexander, William G. Jackson.
 +
::Co. E
 +
:::Enlisted January 20, 1862 for one year under Captain Samuel F. MeGehee
 +
:::Reorganized May 23, 1862 to become Company E 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
 +
::C0. F
 +
:::"The Lynchburg Rebel Artillery" lynchburg County
 +
:::Enlisted January 25, 1862 for one year under Captain Samuel W. Hawthorne
 +
:::Reorganized June 5, 1862 to become Captain Corelius Tacitus Allen's Company F of the Virginia Artillery.
 +
::Co. G
 +
:::Enlisted January 23, 1862, for one year under Captain James C. Johnson
 +
:::Reorganized May 31,1862 as Company G 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
 +
:::(Remarks on the rolls of the 9th Virginia Militia's Company A form February 28, 1862 show the names of twenty two men "transferred to Captain Johnson's Company on February 5, 1862.")
 +
:::(Remark on the rolls of the 87th Virginia Militia's Company D show the names of twenty one men "transferred by order of General Magruder to Johnson's Voiunteer Company on February 5, 1862.)
 +
::Co. H
 +
:::Enlisted February 4, 1862, for one year under Captain William W. Crosby
 +
:::Reorganized May 19, 1862 as Company H Virginia Battalion
 +
:::Captain: William S. Crosby, John S. Bowles.
 +
::Co. I
 +
:::Enlisted February 4, 1862, under Captain F.H.Farrar
 +
:::Evidently broken up during that May, by implementation of the "Conscription Act
 +
:::Members then reenlisting in other Companies: forty two man ended up in Company G of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
 +
::Co. K
 +
:::Enlisted February 7, 1862, for one year under Captain James C. Hane.
 +
:::Disbanded in May of 1862 due to the Conscription Act and assigned to Company A of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
 +
The regiment was broken up about May 23, 1862, by operation of the Conscription Act. Companies A, B, D, E, G and H were reorganized and formed the 22nd Bn. Va. Inf. Companies C and F were reorganized and became independent artillery companies. Companies I and K were disbanded and the re-enlisted men were assigned to other companies, principally to Co G and A of the battalion of the infantry.<br>
  
 
===Source Material===
 
===Source Material===

Revision as of 23:07, 21 October 2010

Breif History

  • Organized in February, 1862
    Formed ten, twelve-month companies
    Commander: Colonel Rober Tanaill

Companies

Co. A
Enlisted January 14, 1862, for one year
Reorganized May 23, 1862, subsequently becoming Company A of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry
Captains: Lawson M. Burfoot, Thomas E. Burfoot.
Co. B
"The Charlotte Chesterfield Artillery." - recruited from those counties
Enlisted on December 31,1861 for one year
Reorganized May 19, 1862, into Company B of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
Captain Armistead W. Baily.
Co. C
"The Southside Artillery." or "Chesterfield Artillery," from Chesterfield County
Organized January 7, 1862.
Enlisted for the war's duration on June 3, 1862, and became Captain John W Drewry's Company of Virginia Artillery.
Captains: Augustus H. Drewry, James B. Jones, John W. Drewry.
Co. D
Enlisted on January 20, 1862 for one year
Reorganized May 24, 1862 as Company D of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
Captains: James T. Alexander, William G. Jackson.
Co. E
Enlisted January 20, 1862 for one year under Captain Samuel F. MeGehee
Reorganized May 23, 1862 to become Company E 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
C0. F
"The Lynchburg Rebel Artillery" lynchburg County
Enlisted January 25, 1862 for one year under Captain Samuel W. Hawthorne
Reorganized June 5, 1862 to become Captain Corelius Tacitus Allen's Company F of the Virginia Artillery.
Co. G
Enlisted January 23, 1862, for one year under Captain James C. Johnson
Reorganized May 31,1862 as Company G 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
(Remarks on the rolls of the 9th Virginia Militia's Company A form February 28, 1862 show the names of twenty two men "transferred to Captain Johnson's Company on February 5, 1862.")
(Remark on the rolls of the 87th Virginia Militia's Company D show the names of twenty one men "transferred by order of General Magruder to Johnson's Voiunteer Company on February 5, 1862.)
Co. H
Enlisted February 4, 1862, for one year under Captain William W. Crosby
Reorganized May 19, 1862 as Company H Virginia Battalion
Captain: William S. Crosby, John S. Bowles.
Co. I
Enlisted February 4, 1862, under Captain F.H.Farrar
Evidently broken up during that May, by implementation of the "Conscription Act
Members then reenlisting in other Companies: forty two man ended up in Company G of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.
Co. K
Enlisted February 7, 1862, for one year under Captain James C. Hane.
Disbanded in May of 1862 due to the Conscription Act and assigned to Company A of the 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry.

The regiment was broken up about May 23, 1862, by operation of the Conscription Act. Companies A, B, D, E, G and H were reorganized and formed the 22nd Bn. Va. Inf. Companies C and F were reorganized and became independent artillery companies. Companies I and K were disbanded and the re-enlisted men were assigned to other companies, principally to Co G and A of the battalion of the infantry.

Source Material