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Long Island (VA) Battery

"Wimbish's Battery"
Disbanded/Mustered out: Winchester, VA 10/4/1862


Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  Capt. Abram Wimbish


   Artillery of Unknown Type(s)


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

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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

After the Sharpsburg Campaign

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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