Confederate Regiments & Batteries > Virginia


“Ordnance Battalion”
“Armory Battalion”
1863
May 28 Organized at Richmond six companies of men from the Ordnance Department under the command of Majors Thomas H. Ayres, William S. Downer and Charles H. Ford. Assigned to the defense of Richmond.
July Records indicate the battalion had about 300 men.
1864
 June Assigned to General G.W.C. Lee’s Brigade, Department of Richmond.
1865
April 6
Battle of Sayler’s Creek

Most of the battalion was captured.