Sturdivant's Company, Virginia Light Artillery

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Brief History

  • Organized in March 1862.
  • This unit served as an independent command, but for a time in 1864 was part of the 12th Battalion Virginia Artillery.
  • It was stationed at Petersburg and in March 1863, contained 4 officers and 76 men. Attached to F. J. Boggs' Battalion the company was active south of the James River.
  • On June 15, 1864, many of the men and two guns were captured.
  • Later it served in N. A. Sturdivant's Battalion of Artillery and surrendered 3 officers and 45 men at Appomattox.
  • Captain Nathaniel A. Sturdivant was in command.
  • also called Albemarle Artillery

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