Confederate Regiments & Batteries > Virginia

May 2 Organized under the command of Captain Thomas E. Jackson from men of Hale’s Battery after it was captured at Fort Donelson and recruits from the 8th Virginia Cavalry. Assigned to Jenkins’ Brigade, Department of Southwestern Virginia
June Assigned to Jenkins’ Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of Northern Virginia
June 28-29
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
July 1-4
Battle of Gettysburg

The battery was commanded by Captain Thomas E. Jackson and consisted of 54 men.

From the War Department marker on the Gettysburg battlefield:

Army of Northern Virginia
Stuart’s Horse Artillery
Captain Thomas E. Jackson’s Battery
Two 3 Inch Rifles Two Howitzers

July 3. The Battery was attached to Jenkins’ Cavalry Brigade and took part in the fight here on the right wing of the Confederates not far from the Rummel barn but its limited supply of ammunition was soon exhausted and it was withdrawn.

Losses not reported.

July Assigned to Horse Artillery Battalion, Cavalry Division, Army of Northern Virginia
August Assigned to Department of West Virginia and East Tennessee
Droop Mountain
February Assigned to the Department of Western Virginia
Lynchburg Campaign
October Horse Artillery Battalion, Lomax’s Cavalry Division, Valley district, Department of Northern Virginia
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek
March Assigned to Johnston’s Battalion, Horse Artillery, Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia but attached to Lomax’s Cavalry Division, Valley District.
April Disbanded in North Carolina.