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Confederate (CSA)

Captain

James Reilly

Home State: North Carolina

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Rowan (NC) Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

He was appointed Captain and commander of the Rowan Artillery in May 1861.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Major 7 September 1863, and turned command of the Battery over to Captain John A. Ramsay, former 1st Lieutenant.

References & notes

Source: Van Goethem, Lisa and David Stanley (compilers), History of the Rowan Artillery, posted online at the reenactors' site.