site logo
Confederate flag

Confederate Brigade

Ewell's Division Artillery

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  Maj. A. R. Courtney

 

Members of Interest:
  ASurg William S. Parran, KIA 9/17

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


Units which make up this Brigade:
  1st Maryland Battery
  Chesapeake (MD) Artillery
  Courtney (VA) Artillery
  Johnson's Bedford (VA) Artillery
  Staunton (VA) Artillery (Balthis' Battery)

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

"The Charlottesville Artillery, left at Richmond in August, did not rejoin the Army till after the battle of Sharpsburg. John R. Johnson's [Bedford, Virginia] and D'Aquin's [Louisiana Guard - to Hays' Brigade] batteries were the only ones present with this division at Sharpsburg, the others having been left at Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown".1

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #314: Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 4 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM
Tablet #326: Ewell's Division, Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 6 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM

Notes

1   US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, Vol. 19/Part 1 (Ser #27), pg. 807  [AotW citation 232]