(1834 - 1863)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Lee (VA) Artillery
He was a clothier in Lynchburg, VA who furnished uniforms for local militia companies at the start of the war. He was comissioned 2nd Lieutenant at Lynchburg in the Lee Artillery on 28 May 1861. He was promoted to Captain on 21 December.
On the Campaign
He commanded the battery in Maryland.
The rest of the War
He commanded the battery at Gettysburg, and assumed command of the battalion when Major Latimer was mortally wounded on 2 July. He was recommended for Major, but not mustered at that rank. He was hospitalized in Lynchburg VA in October 1863, but back on duty and killed by a solid shot at Mine Run, VA while serving with Andrews' Battalion.
References & notes
Basic information from Clemens' Biographical Dictionary1.Details from the Lee Battery marker on the battlefield at Gettysburg. Most references have Captain Raine's middle initial incorrectly as "I". The family home in Appomattox, VA was bought by Wilmer McLean in the Fall of 1862.
1834 in VA
11/29/1863; Mine Run, VA; burial in Raine family cemetery, Appomattox, VA