Virginia's Huger's-Moore's Battery

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Brief History

  • Organized in June 1861
  • After serving in the Department of Norfolk, the unit was assigned to J. J. Garnett's and C. Richardson's Battalion of Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia.
  • It fought in numerous conflicts from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, then participated in the siege operations against Petersburg and the Appomattox Campaign.
  • This battery took 77 men to Gettysburg but surrendered only 3.
  • Captains Frank Huger and Joseph D. Moore were in command.


men from Norfolk, Virginia