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Confederate Battery

Courtney (VA) Artillery

"Latimer's Battery"


Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  Capt. J. W. Latimer


  2   3-in. Ordnance Rifle
  2   Napoleon

The Napoleons remained with men of the battery at Harpers Ferry. The rifles, which had been obtained at Harpers Ferry, were at Sharpsburg, afternoon of September 17th.


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

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

The battery was only one section of two guns at Sharpsburg. They arrived on the field on the afternoon of September 17th from Harpers Ferry.

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit

Tablet #326: Ewell's Division, Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 6 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM

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--CaptLatimer, Joseph White        We have some details for this person


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