|March 15||Organized in Charlottesville from men of Albemarle County under Captain James McDowell Carrington.|
Shenandoah Valley Campaign
|June||Attached to Artillery Battalion, Jackson’s Division, Valley District, Department of Northern Virginia|
|June||Attached to Taylor’s Brigade, Jackson’s Division, Jackson’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia|
Seven Days battles
|July||Attached to Nelson’s Battalion, Reserve Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia|
|August||Attached to Artillery Battalion, Ewell’s Division, Jackson’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia|
|November||Attached to Artillery Battalion, Early’s Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia|
The battery was commanded by by Captain James McDowell Carrington. It was equipped with four 12-pounder Napoleons
From the War Department marker on the battlefield north of Gettysburg:
Army of Northern Virginia
July 1. Arrived on the field with Early’s Division in the afternoon. Was ordered to cross Rock Creek and move in rear of Gordon’s Brigade then advancing. Went into battery on a street in suburbs of the town and remained until near dark when ordered to a position near the railroad.
July 2. Remained near the railroad. Not engaged.
July 3. Occupied the same position. Not engaged.
July 4. Moved in the rear of Early’s Division.
Casualties not reported.
|July||Attached to Jones’-Cutshaw’s Battalion, Artillery, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia|
|November-December||Mine Run Campaign|
Most of the battery was captured in the “Mule Shoe” salient. Survivors were transferred to the Staunton Artillery.