11th (Sumter) Georgia Artillery Battalion Company C (Wingfield’s GA Battery)

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Muster In: Organized on June 11, 1861.1
Muster Out: Captured as part of Walker’s artillery column on April 8, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Captain John T. Wingfield
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: 11th (Sumter) Georgia Artillery Battalion | Third Corps Artillery | Third Corps| Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: 11th (Sumter) Georgia Artillery Battalion | Third Corps Artillery | Third Corps| Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army4

  • Commander: Captain John T. Wingfield5
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: 11th (Sumter) Georgia Artillery Battalion | Third Corps Artillery | Third Corps| Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army6

  • Commander: Captain John T. Wingfield7
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: 11th (Sumter) Georgia Artillery Battalion | Third Corps Artillery | Third Corps| Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army8

  • Commander: Captain John T. Wingfield9
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: 11th (Sumter) Georgia Artillery Battalion | Third Corps Artillery | Third Corps| Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army10,11

  • Commander:
    • Captain John T. Wingfield (went on leave September 17, 1864)12
    • ? (September 17-30, 1864)13
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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: 11th (Sumter) Georgia Artillery Battalion | Third Corps Artillery | Third Corps| Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army14

  • Commander: Captain John T. Wingfield15
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: 11th (Sumter) Georgia Artillery Battalion | Third Corps Artillery | Third Corps| Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army16,17

  • Commander: Captain John T. Wingfield (November & December 1864)18,19
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons: 4 x 10-lb. Parrotts, 2 x 3-inch Navy Parrotts, 2 x 12-lb. Napoleons (December 28, 1864)20

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: 11th (Sumter) Georgia Artillery Battalion | Third Corps Artillery | Third Corps| Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army21,22,23

  • Commander: Captain John T. Wingfield (January & February 1865)24,25
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: 11th (Sumter) Georgia Artillery Battalion | Third Corps Artillery | Third Corps| Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army26,27

  • Commander: None listed. (March & April 1-2, 1865)28,29
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles30:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • The Crater (July 30, 1864)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

    Sources:

    1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 137
    2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 120-121
    3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 113
    4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 113
    5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 113
    6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 122
    7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 122
    8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 131
    9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 131
    10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 140
    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. 1313.
    12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 140
    13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 140
    14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 149
    15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 149
    16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 157
    17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 166
    18. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 157
    19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 166
    20. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 120-121
    21. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 175
    22. 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 1177: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by General R. E. Lee, January 31, 1865”; This list contains many commanders who were not there.  They were the “official” commanders but may have been gone on leave.  I have used none of the leaders from this list as a result.
    23. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 185
    24. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 175
    25. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 185
    26. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 194
    27. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 204
    28. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 194
    29. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 204
    30. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 120-121

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