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Confederate Battery

Sumter (GA) Artillery, Battery A

"Ross' Battery"
Commanding Officer:
  Capt. H. M. Ross
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: not known
  Wounded (WIA): 18

  3   10-pdr. Parrott
  1   12-pdr. howitzer
  1   Napoleon

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:
This battery lost it's 12-lb howitzer, abandoned on the retreat from South Mountain. On the 17th, this battery may have been in reserve in the vicinity of Gen Lee's HQ at the Reel House west of Sharpsburg.

We have one individual in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptRoss, Hugh Madison        We have some details for this person

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