|November||The Staunton (Virginia) Artillery organized as a battery of Virginia militia with men from Augusta County.|
|April 17||Enlisted for one year’s state service under the command of Captain John D. Imboden with 107 officers and enlisted men and equipped with four bronze 6-pounder Smoothbores..|
|July 1||The battery was mustered into the Confederate State Army and assigned to Bee’s Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah.|
Second Lieutennt Asher Garber was wounded.
|July-October||Assigned to Bee’s-Whiting’s Brigade, 2nd Corps, Army of the Potomac.|
|October-January||Assigned to Whiting’s Brigade, Whiting’s Command, 2nd Corps, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia.|
|January-March||Assigned to Whiting’s Brigade, Whiting’s Command, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia.|
|March-June||Assigned to Whiting’s Brigade, Whiting’s-G.W. Smith’s Division, Army of Northern Virginia.|
Siege of Yorktown
Second Lieutenant Garber was elected First Lieutenant. The battery mustered 111 men.
|June||Assigned to Artillery Battalion, Whiting’s Division, Army of the Valley.|
|June-July||Assigned to Artillery Battalion, Whiting’s Division, Jackson’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia.|
|June 25-July 1||
Seven Days Battles
The battery was commanded by First Lieutenant Asher Garber.
|July||Assigned to Artillery Battalion, Whiting’s Division, Longstreet’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia.|
|July-August||Assigned to Hood’s Brigade, Whiting’s Division, Longstreet’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia.|
|August-July||Assigned to Artillery Battalion, Ewell’s Division, Jackson’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia.|
Bristoe & Manassas Junction
|September 9||Captain Imboden left the battery to recruit and become colonel of the 62nd Virginia Mounted Infantry.|
The battery was commanded by First Lieutenant Asher W. Garber.
|December 12||First Lieutenant Asher Garber was promoted to captain.|
The battery brought 60 men to the field under Captain Garber. It supported Early’s attack north of town on the first day but was not engaged after that, as the Second Corps could not find enough good ground to support artillery in its assaults on East Cemetery Hill and Culp’ Hill.
From the War Deparment marker for the battery at Gettysburg:
July 1. Reached the field with Early’s Division and immediately went into battery near this position. Fired with effect on Howard’s 11th Corps and on infantry retiring from Seminary Ridge. Ceased firing as the Confederate infantry advanced.
July 2. Occupied the same position. Not engaged.
July 3. Remained in the same position. Not engaged.
Casualties Wounded 1
|July-May||Assigned to Jones’ Battalion, 2nd Corps Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia|
Mine Run Campaign
Captain Garber was captured, but escaped and returnd to command.
Battle of North Anna
|September||Captain Garber was wounded and spent the month in the hospital.|
|October-March||Sent to reinforce Early in the Shenandoah Valley and assigned to Cutshaw’s Battalion, Artillery, Army of the Valley|
Equipped with two 3″ Rifles.
Battle of Waynesboro
|March||Returned to Lee’s army around Richmond and assigned to Cutshaw’s Battalion, 2nd Corps Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia|
Captain Garber was wounded by a spent ball.
The battery surrendered 54 enlisted men without an officer.