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Unit

Confederate Battery

Sumter (GA) Artillery, Battery D

"Blackshear's Battery"
Commanding Officer:
  Capt. James A. Blackshear
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: not known
  Killed in Action (KIA): 1
  Wounded (WIA): 7

Arms:
  1   10-pdr. Parrott
  4   Artillery of Unknown Type(s)
  5   Artillery of Unknown Type(s)

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit:
   Tablet #355: Reserve Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia - 16 Sep, 12 PM to 18 Sep, 6 AM

This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command
  Division - Jackson's Corps Reserve Artillery
  Brigade - Cutts' Sumter (GA) Artillery Battalion



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In the Antietam Campaign:
One section of 2 guns under Lt Thomas A Maddox was detached for service with Col S D Lee's battalion and probably deployed between the Hagerstown Pike and the Smoketown Road on the 17th: 1 10-lb Parrott and one of unknown type.

We have 2 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptBlackshear, James Appleton        We have some details for this person
--SgtFalligant, Robert    

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