Confederate Regiments & Batteries > Virginia


“Turner Light Artillery”

1862
March-April Created from Company D, Wise Legion Artillery, under the command of Captain William Turner. Another battery known as the Goochland Light Artillery existed at the time. It had been captured and paroled at Fort Donelson and was not released until Captain Turner’s battery was dissolved, so the two batteries were not active at the same time.
June-July Assigned to Armistead’s Brigade, Huger’s-R.H. Anderson’s Division, Army of Northern Virginia
June 25-July 1
Seven Days Battles
August-October Assigned to Jones’s Battalion, Reserve Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia
September 17 Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)
October 4 The battery disbanded and the 48 men were transferred to the King William Artillery.