Confederate Regiments & Batteries > Virginia


1861
May 5 Six companies were orgnanized at Richmond under Lieutenant Colonel Fletcher H. Archer and Major John P. Wilson.
Served as heavy artillery along the James River.
Assigned to Armistead’s Brigade
1862
May 22 Lieutenant Colonel Archer and Major Wilson were dropped in the army reorganization and Lieutenant William R. Foster of Company B was elected major.
June Major Foster died.
June Mustered 213 men.
June 25 – July 1 Seven Days Battles
September The battalion disbanded, with many of the men transferred to the 53rd Virginia infantry Regiment.