865ba: Confederate Artillery Defenses on the James 3 February 1865

   

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           Confederate Artillery Defenses on the James
                         3 February 18651

                        Intermediate Line

Location of Work                   Guns
Petersburg Turnpike                1 6pdr gun
                                   1 10pdr Parrott
                                   1 12pdr howitzer
Petersburg Railroad                1 6pdr gun
                                   1 8" army shell gun
Between Broad Rock &               1 12pdr gun
    Petersburg Railroad
Broad Rock                         3 6pdr guns
                                   1 12pdr howitzer
                                   1 12pdr gun

                           Inner Line

Battery 17                         2 32pdr Barbette guns
Battery 15                         1 12pdr boat howitzer
                                   2 6pdr guns
                                   1 12pdr gun
Battery 14                         1 8" naval shell gun
                                   1 32pdr gun
                                   3 6pdr guns

                        Intermediate Line

Canal Battery                      1 24pdr howitzer
                                   1 6pdr gun
River Road                         1 24pdr howitzer
                                   1 6pdr gun
Plank Road                         1 6pdr gun
                                   2 24pdr siege guns
                                   1 20pdr Parrott
Grove Road                         2 6pdr guns
Deep Run Road                      1 24pdr howitzer
                                   1 6pdr gun
                                   1 12pdr howitzer
                                   1 24pdr siege gun
Fredericksburg Railroad            2 24pdr siege guns
Mill Road                          2 6pdr guns
                                   1 8" shell gun
Brook Road                         1 24pdr howitzer
                                   1 24pdr siege gun
                                   2 32pdr siege guns
                                   1 32pdr naval rifle
                                   1 8" shell gun
                                   1 12pdr James Rifle
                                   1 12pdr howitzer
                                   1 24pdr Coehorn mortar
                                   1 24pdr gun

1st Redoubt                        1 32pdr barbette gun
2nd Redoubt                        2 32pdr barbette guns
Mitchell Tract Road                1 24pdr howitzer
                                   1 32pdr siege gun
Meadow Bridge Road                 1 12pdr James Rifle
                                   1 32pdr siege gun
                                   1 6pdr gun
                                   1 10pdr Parrott
                                   1 24pdr howitzer
lst Battery on Right		   1 32pdr Barbette Rifle
				   1 32pdr siege gun
2nd Battery on Right               2 Coehorn mortars

                           Inner Line

Battery 10                         2 32pdr barbette guns
(On Deep Run Road)
Battery 9                          2 32pdr barbette guns
(Near Brook Road)
Battery 8                          1 6pdr gun
Battery 7                          1 32pdr gun
Battery 6                          1 32pdr gun
                                   5 6pdr guns

(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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