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Confederate Battery

Long Island (VA) Battery

"Wimbish's Battery"
Disbanded/Mustered out: Winchester, VA 10/4/1862
Commanding Officer:
  Capt. Abram Wimbish
   Artillery of Unknown Type(s)

Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #8a: Sykes' Regulars Begin Advance on Sharpsburg
   Detail Map #8b: Sykes' Regulars Near Sharpsburg

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #355: Reserve Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia - 16 Sep, 12 PM to 18 Sep, 6 AM
   Tablet #316: Jones' Battalion, Reserve Artillery - 17 Sep, 8 AM to 17 Sep, 7 PM

This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command
  Division - Jackson's Corps Reserve Artillery
  Brigade - Jones' Artillery Battalion


The remainder of the War:
By Special Orders Number 209 dated October 4, 1862, this battery was disbanded as 'inefficient' (usually meaning undermanned, horsed, or equipped), and it's men and materiel distibuted to the Orange and Morris Artillery batteries.

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

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptWimbish, Abram         We have some details for this person

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