Cutshaw's (VA) Battery"Jackson Artillery, Winchester Battery"
|Commanding Officer: |
Capt. W. E. Cutshaw
2 12-pdr. Howitzer
1 3-in. Ordnance Rifle
(the battery possibly had 2 of the Ordnance Rifles)
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
History of the Unit:
Wilfred E. Cutshaw raised the Jackson Artillery in Frederick County, Virginia in mid-March 1862. During its brief existance, Cutshaw's Battery participated in the 1862 Valley Campaign, the Seven Days fighting, and the Maryland Campaign.
The remainder of the War:
After Sharpsburg, the battery's depleted condition necessitated its consolidation with the Alleghany Artillery (Special Orders of Oct 2, 1862), and it ceased to exist as a unit.
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