Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
Capt. W. T. Poague
One 6-pounder gun had been deteched from the battery at Martinsburg, later sent to Williamsport with elements of Brown's Reserve Artillery Battalion.
The 1st Rockbridge Artillery was organized in Rockbridge County, Virginia, on April 12, 1861. Mustered into state service at Staunton, Rockbridge County, on April 29, 1861. Mustered into Confederate service on May 11, 1861. The battery was attached to the 1st Virginia Artillery Regiment and later to the 1st Virginia Artillery battalion.
The first commander of the Battery was Captain John A. McCausland. Later commanders were Captains William M. Pendleton, William McLaughlin, William T. Poague, and Archibald Graham
Initial Strength: not known; Wounded (WIA): 6;
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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit
Tablet #314: Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 4 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM
Tablet #381: Jackson's Division, Jackson's Command - 16 Sep, 4 PM to 16 Sep, 7 PM
Tablet #315: Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #382: Jackson's Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #382, cont: Jackson's Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM
We have 4 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:
|Unk||Pvt||Williams, John||Died 00/00|
|--||Pvt||Lee, Jr, Robert Edward|
|--||Pvt||Moore, Edward Alexander||WIA 09/17|
|--||Capt||Poague, William Thomas|
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