Davidson's-Chamberlayne's Battery

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Brief History

  • Assembled in April, 1862
  • It was attached to the 13th Battalion Virginia Artillery, but served as an independent command.
  • During the war it was assigned to J. F. King's, J. H. Gibbes', and W. W. Owen's Battalion of Artillery.
  • After serving in Western Virginia it moved to Tennessee, fought in the Knoxville Campaign, then returned to Virginia.
  • Here it participated in the defense of Petersburg and Richmond, and disbanded early in 1865.
  • Captains John H. Chamberlayne and George S. Davidson.


men from Southwestern Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky.


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