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.
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