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Confederate Battery

Sumter (GA) Artillery, Battery E

"Irwin Artillery, Lane's Battery"
Commanding Officer:
  Capt. John Lane
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: not known
  Wounded (WIA): 2

  3   10-pdr. Parrott
Identified as naval Parrotts

  1   Whitworth
  2   Artillery of Unknown Type(s)

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 - Cutts' Sumter (GA) Artillery Battalion


In the Antietam Campaign:
Also known as the Irwin Artillery, they were present at Sharpsburg, but probably in reserve and not engaged on September 17th.

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

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

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