Virginia's Henrico Artillery

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Brief History

  • Organized during the early summer of 1861.
  • The unit was stationed at Yorktown, then was on duty in the Richmond area.
  • In October 1862, it was broken up and the officers and men joined other Virginia artillery companies.
  • Captains William B. Ritter and Johnson H. Sands.
  • AKA - Sands'-Ritter's Battery