Confederate Regiments & BatteriesVirginia


1862
March 10 The Warrenton (Virginia) Artillery was organized in Fauquier County under the command of Captain James Vass Brooke.
April 16 The battery was reorganized.
May 15 Assigned to 12th Artillery Battalion as Company A.
Summer Returned to being an independent battery.
August Equipped with two 6-pounder Smoothbores, one 12-pounder Howitzer, and one 12-pounder Napoleon.
September Assigned to Brown’s Battalion, Reserve Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia.
December 13
Battle of Fredericksburg
February Assigned to Brown’s Battalion, 2nd Corps Reserve Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia.
1863
May 1-4
Battle of Chancellorsville
May Assigned to Poague’s Artillery Battalion, Pender’s Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia.
July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

The battery was commanded by Captain James B. Brooke. It was equipped with two 12-pounder Howitzers and two 12-pounder Napoleons.

From the marker for the battery at Gettysburg on West Confederate Avenue:

July 2. Late in the evening the Napoleons were placed in position about 400 yards eastward from this point.

July 3. The Napoleons participated actively in all the operations of the artillery during the day including the cannonade preceding Longstreet’s assault withdrawing afterward to a position near here. The Howitzers were kept in the rear and took no part in the battle but were held in readiness to resist any advance of the Union forces.

July 4. In the evening about dusk began the march to Hagerstown.

July 14
Falling Waters
October
Bristoe Campaign
November-December
Mine Run Campaign
1864
May 5-6
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
May 23-26
Battle of North Anna
June 1-3
Battle of Cold Harbor
June
Siege of Petersburg
1865
April 9
Appomattox Court House