Confederate Regiments & BatteriesGeorgia


1862
May 22 Created as part of the 11th Georgia Artillery Battalion under the command of Captain Hugh M. Ross. Assigned to Cutt’s Battalion, Reserve Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia.
June 25-July 1
Seven Days Battles
September 17
Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)
December 13
Battle of Fredericksburg
1863
May 1-4
Battle of Chancellorsville
May-July Assigned to Artillery Battalion, R.H. Anderson’s Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

The battery was commanded by Captain Ross and was equipped with one 12 pounder Napoleon, three 10 Pounder Parrott Rifles, one 3″ Navy Parrott Rifle and one 12 Pounder Howitzer.

From the marker for the battery on West Confederate Avenue:

July 2. Five of the guns were in position here and actively engaged under a heavy fire of artillery. The Howitzer was detached and served with Patterson’s Battery south of Spangler’s Woods.

July 3. Remained here and participated in all the operations of the artillery including the cannonade preceding Longstreet’s assault.

July 4. Withdrew about sunset and began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses Killed 1 Wounded 7 Missing 2

Ammunition expended 506 rounds. Horses killed or disabled 9.

July Assigned to Cutt’s Battalion, 3rd Corps Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia
October
Bristoe Campaign
November-December
Mine Run Campaign
1864
May 5-6
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
May 23-26
Battle of North Anna
June 1-3
Battle of Cold Harbor
June
Siege of Petersburg
July 10
Battle of the Crater
1865
March-April
Appomattox Campaign
April 9
Appomattox Station

Captured with Walker’s artillery train