Confederate Regiments & BatteriesVirginia


“Jackson Artillery”

1862
March 10 Created at Winchester under the command of Captain Wifred Emory Cutshaw (Virginia Military Institute Class of 1858).
May-June
Shenandoah Valley Campaign

Assigned to Artillery Battalion, Jackson’s Division, Army of the Valley District

June-September Assigned to Artillery Battalion, Jackson’s Division, Jackson’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia
June 25
Battle of Winchester

Captain Cutshaw was wounded in the left knee and captured.

August 28-30
Second Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)
September Assigned to Reserve Artillery, Jackson’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia
September 17 Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)

The battery was armed with two 12 pounder howitzers and one (possibly two) 3″ Ordnance Rifles. It was posted east of Sharpsburg on the high ground along the Boonsboro Pike.

October 2 Consolidated with the Alleghany Artillery due to casualties.