3rd North Carolina Artillery, (1st) Company G"Lloyd's Battery"
|Commanding Officer: |
Capt. W. P. Lloyd
2 12-pdr. Howitzer
1 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 - Cutts' Sumter (GA) Artillery Battalion
History of the Unit:
Known as the (1st) Company G, 3rd Regt. N.C. Artillery (or 40th Regiment N.C. State Troops), they were later replaced by a 2nd and even a 3rd Company G in the Regiment.
In the Antietam Campaign:
This battery was detached from Ransom's Brigade and attached to Cutt's Battalion for the Maryland Campaign. The battery was not significantly engaged at Sharpsburg. After the battle, Gen Ransom recommended the battery be disbanded and its horses and men combined in other units:
On Ocober 4, along with a number of other batteries, Lloyd's was disbanded and its men, horses, and some guns were distributed to other NC batteries.
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