Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Independent Battery F"Pittsburg Battery"
Organized: Williamsport, MD; mustered in 12/7/1861
|Commanding Officer: |
Capt. Robert B. Hampton
|Statistics for Maryland Campaign|
Initial Strength: 79
Wounded (WIA): 3
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 3.8%
4 10-pdr. Parrott
Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #27: Twelfth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
This Battery's Chain of Command:
Army - Army of the Potomac
Corps - Twelfth (XII) Army Corps
Division - XII Corps Artillery
History of the Unit:
This battery was recruited at Pittsburg, in October, 1861, and organized at Williamsport, Maryland, to serve for three years, on the 7th of December, with the following officers: Robert B. Hampton, Captain; James P.Fleming and Nathaniel Irish, First Lieutenants; Alfred N. Harbours, Second Lieutenant.
The remainder of the War:
During the war the battery suffered severe losses and were combined with Thompson's Battery 'C' to form a single battery [when?].
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