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Confederate Battery

Johnson's Bedford (VA) Artillery

"Johnson's Battery"
Commanding Officer:
  Capt. John R. Johnson
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: 108
  Killed in Action (KIA): 1
  Wounded (WIA): 10
  Losses, % of Initial Strength: 10.2%

  2   12-pdr. howitzer
  1   6-pdr. Gun
(weapon mix possibly 1 12-lb Howitzer and 2 6-lb guns)

Map Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #1: Hookers I Corps' Sweeps Down the Pike

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #314: Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 4 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM
   Tablet #326: Ewell's Division, Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 6 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM

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


In the Antietam Campaign:
John R. Johnson's and D'Aquin's batteries were the only ones present with this division at Sharpsburg, the others having been left at Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown.1

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

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptJohnson, John R   

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1   US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, Vol. 19/Part 1 (Ser #27), pg. 807  [AotW citation 264]

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