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*Formed in the spring of 1861
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*Formed in the spring of 1861  
 
*The battery served in T. H. Carter's, R. C. M. Page's, and W. E. Cutshaw's Battalion of Artillery.  
 
*The battery served in T. H. Carter's, R. C. M. Page's, and W. E. Cutshaw's Battalion of Artillery.  
 
*It participated in various conflicts from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, moved with Early to the Shenandoah Valley, and was active around Appomattox.  
 
*It participated in various conflicts from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, moved with Early to the Shenandoah Valley, and was active around Appomattox.  
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*Captains Thomas H. Carter and William P. Carter were its commanders.
 
*Captains Thomas H. Carter and William P. Carter were its commanders.
  
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men raised in King William County
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[[Category:Virginia]]

Revision as of 18:17, 15 November 2010

Brief History

  • Formed in the spring of 1861
  • The battery served in T. H. Carter's, R. C. M. Page's, and W. E. Cutshaw's Battalion of Artillery.
  • It participated in various conflicts from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, moved with Early to the Shenandoah Valley, and was active around Appomattox.
  • The unit reported 3 wounded at Gaines' Mill, 6 casualties during the Maryland Campaign, and twenty-two percent of the 103 engaged at Gettysburg disabled.
  • It surrendered with 1 officer and 22 men.
  • Captains Thomas H. Carter and William P. Carter were its commanders.

Companies

men raised in King William County