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.
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