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Confederate Battery

2nd Fluvanna (VA) Artillery

"Ancell's Battery"
Commanding Officer:
  Capt. John J. Ancell
  2   6-pdr. Gun

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 - Nelson's Artillery Battalion


In the Antietam Campaign:
This battery was not engaged at Sharpsburg. They were in reserve, stationed on the Virginia side of the Potomac guarding a ford 4 miles above Shepherdstown.

The remainder of the War:
The 1st (Huckstep's) and 2nd Fluvanna Batteries were consolidated in early October 1862 into one unit.

We have one individual in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptAncell, John J        We have some details for this person

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