19th Virginia Battalion Heavy Artillery

   

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Muster In: Organized with four companies on June 21, 1862.1
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Colonel John W. Atkinson
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Major Nathaniel R. Cary
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First Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army3

  • Commander: Major Nathaniel R. Cary4
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army5

  • Commander: Major Nathaniel R. Cary6
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army7

  • Commander: Major Nathaniel R. Cary 8
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army9

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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army10,11

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army12

  • Commander: Major Nathaniel R. Cary13
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army14,15

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant Colonel John W. Atkinson (in command of both the 10th and 19th Virginia Heavy Artillery Battalions. (November 1864)16
    • None listed. (December 1864)17
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army18,19,20

  • Commander: Major Nathaniel R. Cary (January & February 1865)21,22
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  • Note: This unit was temporarily attached to Custis Lee’s Division, starting January 9, in January 1865.23

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army24,25

  • Commander: None listed. (March & April 1-2, 1865)26,27
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles28:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Roper’s Farm (September 30, 1864)
  • Sayler’s Creek (April 6, 1865)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

    Sources:

    1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 8-9
    2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 8-9
    3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 117
    4. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 671
    5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 117
    6. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 671
    7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
    8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
    9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 136
    10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 144
    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. 1315.
    12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 153
    13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 153
    14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 161
    15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 170
    16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 161
    17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 170
    18. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 179
    19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 188
    20. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1275: “Organization of the Infantry and Cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, February 28, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from February 28, 1865.  However, leaders listed are from January.  I’ve chosen to ignore the leaders and just use this source for the organization of the order of battle.
    21. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 179
    22. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 188
    23. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 178
    24. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 197
    25. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 206
    26. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 197
    27. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 206
    28. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 8-9

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