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Johnson's Richmond (VA) Battery

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  Capt. Marmaduke Johnson

 

Arms:
  2   12-pdr. howitzer
  2   6-pdr. Gun

 

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


On the Sharpsburg Campaign

This battery was one in the artillery battalions of Brown and Nelson who were guarding the Potomac fords near Williamsport and Shepherdstown on the Campaign. They were on the Virginia side of the river about a mile below Shepherdstown, and were not engaged at Sharpsburg. They were engaged, and took casualties in the skirmish at Shepherdstown on September 19th.

Statistics

Initial Strength: not known; Killed in Action (KIA): 1; Wounded (WIA): 1;

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit

Tablet #355: Reserve Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia - 16 Sep, 12 PM to 18 Sep, 6 AM

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

 

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