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Unit

Confederate Battery

Pelham's (VA) Battery

Commanding Officer:
  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


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

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



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History of the Unit:
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.

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

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