Virginia's Fluvanna Light Artillery

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Brief History

  • Formed in November, 1862, by consolidating Holman's-Huckstep's and Cocke's-Ancell's Batteries.
  • The unit served in W. Nelson's Battalion and fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from Fredericksburg to Cold Harbor.
  • Later it moved with Early to the Shenandoah Valley and was active around Appomattox.
  • Twelve percent of the 90 men engaged at Gettysburg were disabled and at the surrender in April, 1865, none were present.
  • Captains were John L. Massie and Charles G. Snead.
  • AKA - Huckstep's Company, Virginia Light Artillery
  • Organized by the consolidation of the Fluvanna Artillery No. 1 and No. 2 batteries on October 4, 1862.
  • AKA - Snead's Company, Virginia Light Artillery


Huckstep's Company


Snead's Company


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