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Pelham's (VA) Battery

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  Capt. James Breathed

 

Arms:
  2   Napoleon
  5   Artillery of Unknown Type(s)
  2   3-in. Ordnance Rifle

The Ordnance Rifles were former Federal guns, captured 8/27/62 at Manassas Junction

 

This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command
  Division - Stuart's Cavalry Division
  Brigade - Stuart's/Pelham's Horse Artillery


Unit history

Also known as 1st Battery, Stuart's Horse Artillery. Lt. Breathed was promoted and assumed command after Capt. Pelham was made Battalion Commander in August 1862.

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit

Tablet #317: Stuart's Cavalry Division - 16 Sep, 9 PM to 19 Sep, 12 PM

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--CaptBreathed, James         We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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