Virginia's Staunton Hill Light Artillery

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Brief History

  • Completed its organization at Richmond, Virginia, in September 1861.
  • The unit was divided into three sections: two served in the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida near Savannah and the third in the Department of North Carolina.
  • In May 1862, they united in North Carolina and aided in the defense of Wilmington.
  • One section was captured at Fort Anderson and the other two were assigned to B. C. Manly's Battalion in the Army of Tennessee.
  • Only a few surrendered on April 26, 1865.
  • Captains were Charles Bruce and Andrew B. Paris.
  • AKA - Paris' Company, Virginia Artillery

Companies

Paris' Company Roster
Roster (by surname)

Source Material