Parker's Company, Virginia Light Artillery

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Brief History

  • Completed its organization at Richmond, Virginia, in March 1862.
  • It served in S. D. Lee's, E. P. Alexander's, and J. C. Huger's Battalion of Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia.
  • The unit was active from Second Manassas to Cold Harbor, then participated in the operations against Petersburg and the Appomattox Campaign.
  • It reported 2 casualties at Fredericksburg, one section had 23 men disabled at Chancellorsville, and of the 90 engaged at Gettysburg, twenty percent were killed, wounded, or missing.
  • The company was included in the surrender on April 9, 1865, but only 3 members were present.
  • Captains J. T. Brown, Jr. and William W. Parker were its commanders.

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