Confederate Regiments & BatteriesVirginia


 

1861
April Created in Richmond under the command of Captain Henry Grey Latham.
July Assigned to Cocke’s Brigade, Army of the Potomac. Equipped with four 6 pounder smoothbore howitzers.
July 21
Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)
July-October Assigned to Cocke’s Brigade, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac.
October-November Assigned to Cocke’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac.
November-January Assigned to Cocke’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, 1st Corps, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia.
1862
January-April Assigned to Cocke’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia.
April 3 The battery was reorganized. James Dearing became captain. Dearing was in the West Point Class of 1862, (which graduated early as the class of June 1861). He resigned before graduation with the secession of Virginia)
April – May
Siege of Yorktown

Assigned to Pickett’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, Potomac District, Army of Northern Virginia.

May 5
Battle of Williamsburg
May 31-June 1
Battle of Seven Pines
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

   
December 13
Battle of Fredericksburg
1863
April-May
Suffolk Campaign

Assigned to Artillery Battalion, Pickett’s Division, Department of Southern Virginia

May-July Assigned to Artillery Battalion, Pickett’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
June Redesignated as the 38th Virginia Light Artillery Battalion as Company D. The four batteries in the battalion would continue to operate independently and be known by their older designations. Assigned to Artillery Battalion, Pickett’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
1864
April 17-20
Plymouth Expedition
May Assigned to Artillery Battalion, Whiting’s Division, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia
May-June Assigned to Artillery Battalion, Hoke’s Division, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia
May 17-June 14 Bermuda Hundred
June 1-3
Battle of Cold Harbor
June
Siege of Petersburg

Assigned to Read’s Artillery Battalion, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia

October Assigned to Read’s-Stribling’s Artillery Battalion, 4th Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
1865
April 9
Appomattox Court House