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Confederate Battery

Courtney (VA) Artillery

"Latimer's Battery"
Commanding Officer:
  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.

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

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


In the Antietam 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.

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Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptLatimer, Joseph White        We have some details for this person

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