Confederate Regiments & BatteriesGeorgia


1862
May 22 Organized as Company E of the 11th Georgia Artillery Battalion using Lane’s Artillery Battery. Commanded by Captain John Lane. Assigned to Cutt’s Battalion, Reserve Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia.
June 25-July 1
Seven Days Battles
July Redesignated as Company C when the battalion’s original Company C disbanded.
September 17
Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)

The battery was equipped with two 20-pounder Parrott Rifles, three 3″ Navy Parrott Rifles, and one Whitworth Rifle.

December 13
Battle of Fredericksburg
1863
April 4 Captain Lane was promoted to major of the Sumter Artillery Battalion. Captain John T. Wingfield took over command of the battery.
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 John T. Wingfield, who was wounded on July 3. It was equipped with two 20-pounder Parrott Rifles and three 3″ Navy Parrott Rifles.

From the marker for the battery on West Confederate Avenue:

July 2. In position here actively engaged and exposed all the while to a heavy fire from the Union artillery.

July 3. Remained here and took part in all artillery conflicts of the day including that which preceded Longstreet’s assault.

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

Losses Wounded 9 Missing 2

Ammunition expended 406 rounds. Horses killed or disabled 20.

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