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Confederate Battery

Baltimore (MD) Artillery

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  Capt. J. B. Brockenbrough

 

Arms:
  1   3-in. Ordnance Rifle
  1   Blakely
  1   10-pdr. Parrott
  1   12-pdr. howitzer

 

This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command
  Division - Jackson's Division
  Brigade - Jackson's Division Artillery


On the Sharpsburg Campaign

According to a tablet on the battlefield at Antietam, the battery's single 12 pounder howitzer was of iron rather than the usual bronze, and was unique at the battle. Thanks to Richard Smith for posting the tablet photo to the Facebook All About Antietam group.

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #314: Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 4 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM
Tablet #381: Jackson's Division, Jackson's Command - 16 Sep, 4 PM to 16 Sep, 7 PM
Tablet #315: Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #382: Jackson's Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #382, cont: Jackson's Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM

We have one individual in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptBrockenbrough, John Bowyer        We have some details for this person

 

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