Confederate Regiments & BatteriesVirginia

“Ordnance Battalion”
“Armory Battalion”
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.
 June Assigned to General G.W.C. Lee’s Brigade, Department of Richmond.
April 6
Battle of Sayler’s Creek

Most of the battalion was captured.