864lap: Confederate Artillery Equipment Department of North Carolina & Southern Virginia 31 December 1864

   

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in Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia

                 Confederate Artillery Equipment
        Department of North Carolina & Southern Virginia
                        31 December 18641 

Field Artillery:

lst Military District:
     Colt's Battalion: Lt.Colonel J.R.Branch (Major J.C.Colt)
          Wright's Battery (4 l2pdr Napoleons)
          Pegram's Battery (4 l2pdr Napoleons)
          Bradford's Battery (3 20pdr Parrotts & 2 l2 pdr guns)
               (l section at Hicksford, Petersburg-Weldon RR)
          Kelly's Battery (l section)(2 l2pdr Napoleons)
     Stribling's Battalion: Major R.M.Stribling & J.G.Blount
          Macon's Battery (2 l0pdr Parrotts & 2 3" rifles)
          Marshall's Battery (4 l2pdr Napoleons)
          Sullivan's Battery (4 l2pdr Napoleons)
          Dickerson's Battery (4 l2pdr Napoleons)
     Moseley's Battalion: Lt.Col E.F.Moseley, Majors W.H.Caskie
               & J.G.Blount
          Young's Battery (4 l2pdr Napoleons)
          Slaten's Battery (4 l2pdr Napoleons)
          Miller's Battery (4 l0pdr Parrotts)
          Cumming's Battery (l section)(2 l2pdr Napoleons)
               (l section in 2nd Military District)
     l2th Virginia Battalion:
          Sturdivant's Battery (4 l2pdr Napoleons)
          Martin's Battery (3 l2pdr Napoleons & l l2pdr How)
          Graham's Battery (3 3" rifles & 2 l2pdr How)
               (Attached to Dearing's Cavalry Brigade)

2nd Military District:
     Starr's (l3th North Carolina) Battalion: Colonel J.B.Starr
          Starr's Battery (4 6pdrs & 2 l2pdr how)
          Dickson's Battery (2 20pdr Parrotts & 2 l0pdr Parrotts)
          Cumming's Battery (l section) (2 6pdr guns)
          Webb's Battery  (4 l2pdr How)
               (detached from l2th Virginia Battalion)
          Lee's Battery  (l 3" rifle, 2 6pdrs & l l2pdr how)
               (detached from Moseley's Battalion)
          Kelly's Battery (2 sections)(2 l2pdr Napoleon's &
               2 l2pdr How)(l section in lst Military District)
          Artillery Section (2 a6pdrs & l l2pdr How)

3rd Military District: Lt. Col. J.P.W.Read & Maj. J.W.Moore
          Staunton Hill Artillery (4 l2pdr Napoleons & 2 how)
          Ellis' Battery (l 3" rifle, l l2pdr Napoleon & 2 6pdrs)
          Badham's Battery (2 6pdrs & 2 6pdr how)
          Adams' Battery (2 6pdrs & 2 l2pdr how)
          Southerland's Battery (5 6pdrs & l l2pdr how)

Heavy Artillery:
1st Military District:
Fort Clifton: Lt.Colonel H.T.Guion
     2 32pdr navy banded rifles
     2 32pdr smoothbores
     2 24pdr howitzers
     1 16pdr Blakley
     2 30pdr Parrotts
     1 4.62" Parrott
     2 3" Navy Parrotts
     1 12pdr Mountian Howitzer     

Around Petersburg:
     1 24pdr Howitzer
     4 30pdr Parrotts
     1 12pdr Mountian Howitzer
     1 8" Columbaid
     2 l2pdr howitzers

High Bridge, on South Side Railroad: Major V.Maurin
     1 20pdr Parrott
     7 6pdrs
     5 12pdr howitzers
     2 10pdr Parrotts
     4 3" rifles
     1 Clay rifle
     1 16pdr Barkley gun

Mattox, Richmond & Danville RR
& Staunton River  Bridge:  Major E.F. Boggs
     3 20pdr Parrott (2 at bridge)
     7 12pdr guns (3 at bridge)
     4 6pdr guns (2 at bridge)
     5 3" rifles (1 at bridge)
     1 16pdr Blakley gun (at bridge)
     1 18pdr (at bridge)
Danville, VA
     2 12pdr guns
     1 6pdr
     3 12pdr howitzers
Hicksford, VA
     1 6pdr
     3 12pdr howitzers

2nd Military District:
Weldon, N.C.
     1 12pdr Mountian Howitzer
     1 20pdr Parrott
     3 32pdrs
     3 6pdrs
Kinston,N.C.
     2 32pdrs

Plymouth, N.C.
     1 100 pdr Parrott
     1 62pdr Rifle
     1 3" Dahlgren
     8 32pdrs
     4 6pdrs
     1 12pdr rifle
Washington, N.C.
     1 4.62" Parrott
     1 20pdr Parrott
     1 62pdr Rifle
     1 32pdr
     3 24pdr siege gun
     1 12pdr
     2 8" columbaids

(Order of Battle From the George Nafziger Collection)2

Source:

  1. U.S. War Department, The War of the Succession, A Compilation of
    Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Government
    Printing Office; Washington D.C. 1880-1901
  2. George Nafziger Order of Battle Collection

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