|May 28||Organized at Lynchburg for one year under the command of Captains Pierce B. Anderson, William W. Hardwicke, and Charles I. Raine.|
|June 7||Mustered into state service for the duraion of the war.|
|July 1||Transferred to Confederate service and assigned to the Army of the Northwest.|
|September||Assigned to Talliaferro’s Brigade, Army of the Northwest.|
|November||Assigned to Johnson’s Brigade, Jackson’s Division, Army of the Northwest.|
|December||Assigned to the Army of the Northwest.|
|May||Assigned to Baldwin’s Brigade, Army of the Northwest.|
Shenandoah Valley Campaign
Assigned to Artillery, Ewell’s Division, Army of the Valley District
Battle of Cross Keys
|August||Assigned to Artillery, Jackson’s-Trimble’s-Johnson’s Division, Army of Northern Virginia|
The battery brought 90 men to the field under the command of Captain Charles I. Raine, who took command of the battalion when Major Latimer was killed on July 2. The battery was equipped with one 10-pounder Parrott Rifle, one 3″ Rifle, and two 20-pounder Parrott Rifles. The 20-pounders were the largest of the Confederate guns at Gettysburg.
From the War Department marker to the battery on Benner’s Hill at Gettysburg:
July 2. The 10 Pounder Parrott and 3 Inch Rifle took position here about 4 P. M. and were engaged in the severe cannonade that lasted over two hours. They also aided in supporting the attack of Johnson’s infantry on Culp’s Hill and did not retire to the rear until dark. The 20 Pounder Parrots took an active part in the cannonade from their position some distance in the rear of the other guns.
July 3. The 20 Pounder Parrotts were actively engaged in the great cannonade.
July 4. Withdrew from the field with the Battalion.
Losses Wounded 8 Horses killed 3
|July||Assigned to Andrews’-Braxton’s Battalion, 2nd Corps Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia|
Mine Run Campaign
|May 8 -21|
Battle of North Anna
|June||Assigned Braxton’s Battalion, Artillery, Army of the Valley District|
Battle of Waynesboro
|March||Assigned to Braxton’s Battalion, 2nd Corps Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia.|
The battery surrendered 12 men.