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Confederate (CSA)


James S. Brown

Home State: Virginia

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Wise (VA) Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

Captain Alburtis resigned on January 25, 1862, and Lt Brown, was elected Captain of the battery on February 1, 1862.

On the Campaign

He commanded the battery in Maryland and was wounded in action at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

This battery was disbanded by Special Order on 4 October 1862 and the men were assigned to other units.

References & notes

Sharpsburg service and wound from Johnson & Anderson.1


1   Johnson, Curt, and Richard C. Anderson, Artillery Hell: Employment of Artillery at Antietam, College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1995, pg. 88  [AotW citation 21865]