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Unit

Confederate Battery

Purcell (Richmond) Artillery

"Pegram's Battery"
Commanding Officer:
  Capt. W. J. Pegram
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: not known
  Killed in Action (KIA): 1
  Wounded (WIA): 13

Arms:
  2   10-pdr. Parrott
  2   Napoleon

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #372: Artillery Battalion, A.P. Hill's Division - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 19 Sep, 7 AM
   Tablet #348: Hill's Light Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 19 Sep, 9 AM

This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command
  Division - A. P. Hill's Light Division
  Brigade - A. P. Hill's Light Division Artillery



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In the Antietam Campaign:
A detachment of the battery was left behind at Harpers Ferry. Also, the battery may have been equipped with 6 guns (2 more of unknown type), but possibly left them behind in Virginia at the start of the campaign.

We have 2 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
UnkSgtMayes, John F.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--CaptPegram, William Ransom Johnson        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

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