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Jeff Davis (AL) Artillery

"Bondurant's Battery"
Organized: Selma, AL; mustered in 5/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: 4/1865

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  Capt. J. W. Bondurant

 

Arms:
  2   3-in. Ordnance Rifle
  2   12-pdr. howitzer

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command
  Division - D. H. Hill's Division
  Brigade - D. H. Hill's Division Artillery


On the Sharpsburg Campaign

The battery went into action about noon on September 17th on Piper's Farm, near the Sunken Road position, with only two guns in service [which?]. One of those two pieces was reported 'dismounted' and a caisson was lost in that combat.

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #384: D. H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command - 14 Sep, 10 PM to 16 Sep, 9 PM
Tablet #332: D. H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command - 14 Sep, 10 PM to 16 Sep, 9 PM
Tablet #303: Longstreet's Command - 14 Sep, 9 PM to 15 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #333: D. H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 1 PM
Tablet #304: Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #385: D. H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM

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Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptBondurant, James William        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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