Branch North Carolina Artillery (Flanner’s NC Battery)

   

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Muster In: Organized on January 30, 1862.1
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Captain Henry G. Flanner
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Haskell’s Battalion | First Corps Artillery | First Corps| Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Haskell’s Battalion | First Corps Artillery | First Corps| Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army4

  • Commander: Captain Henry G. Flanner5
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Haskell’s Battalion | First Corps Artillery | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army6

  • Commander: Captain Henry G. Flanner 7
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Haskell’s Battalion | First Corps Artillery | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army8

  • Commander: Captain Henry G. Flanner9
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Haskell’s Battalion | First Corps Artillery | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army10,11

  • Commander: Captain Henry G. Flanner12
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  • Weapons: 4 x 12-lb. Napoleons, 1 x 8-in mortar (December 1864)13

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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles14:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • The Crater (July 30, 1864)
  • Fort Harrison (September 29-30, 1864)
  • Darbytown Road (October 7, 1864)
  • Darbytown Road (October 13, 1864)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

    Sources:

    1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: North Carolina by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 54-55
    2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: North Carolina by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 53-54
    3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 111
    4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 111
    5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 111
    6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 120
    7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 120
    8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
    9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
    10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 138
    11. Sommers, Richard J. “Grant’s Fifth Offensive at Petersburg: A Study in Strategy, Tactics, and Generalship.  The Battle of Poplar Spring Church, the First Battle of the Darbytown Road, the Second Battle of the Squirrel Level Road, the Second Battle of the Darbytown Road (Ulysses S. Grant, Virginia).” Doctoral Thesis. Rice University, 1970. Print. p. 1311.
    12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 138
    13. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: North Carolina by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 53-54
    14. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: North Carolina by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 53-54

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