Virginia's Middlesex Light Artillery

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Brief History

  • Organized as an infantry company in May 1861.
  • It served as Company K (1st) in the 47th Regiment, then became Company B of the 55th Regiment.
  • During February 1862, it was transferred to the artillery.
  • The unit served with the Army of Northern Virginia until after the Maryland Campaign, then in October disbanded.
  • The men transferred to the Ashland Light Artillery and Jackson's Flying Artillery.
  • Commanded by Captain William C. Fleet.
  • AKA - Fleet's Company, Virginia Artillery



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