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Confederate Battery

1st Fluvanna (VA) Artillery

"Huckstep's Battery"
Commanding Officer:
  Capt. Charles T. Huckstep
  4   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


History of the Unit:
One of the two batteries formed in Fluvanna County, Virginia, in the Spring of 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
This battery was in reserve, on the Virginia side of the ford on the Potomac just below Shepherdstown, for the later part of the Campaign. They lost one gun and a caisson at the skirmish at Shepherdstown on September 19, 1862.

The remainder of the War:
The 1st and 2nd (Ancell's) 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*
--CaptHuckstep, Charles T        We have some details for this person

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