Virginia's Fredericksburg Light Artillery

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Breif History

  • Organized in June, 1861
  • After serving in the Aquia District, it was assigned to R. L. Walker's, W. J. Pegram's, and M. Johnson's Battalion of Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia.
  • The unit saw action from Williamsburg to Cold Harbor, was involved in the operations against Petersburg and Richmond, then took part in the Appomattox Campaign.
  • Two men of the 71 engaged at Gettysburg were disabled.
  • In April, 1865, 1 officer and 75 men surrendered.
  • Captains Carter Braxton and Edward A. Marye were in command.
  • AKA - Pollock's Company, Virginia Light Artillery
  • 2nd organization - AKA - Curtis' Company, Virginia Artillery


men recruited in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

  • Pollock's Company
  • Curtis' Company

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