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Confederate Brigade

A. P. Hill's Light Division Artillery


Commanding Officer on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
  LCol. R. Lindsay Walker


This Brigade's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command
  Division - A. P. Hill's Light Division

Units which make up this Brigade:
  Pee Dee (SC) Artillery
  Crenshaw (VA) Battery
  Fredericksburg (VA) Artillery
  Purcell (Richmond) Artillery
  Richmond 'Letcher' (VA) Artillery

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

"Braxton's [Fredericksburg, Virginia], Crenshaw's, McIntosh's [Pee Dee, South Carolina] and Pegram's [Purcell, Virginia] batteries engaged at Sharpsburg".
"Davidson's [Letcher, Virginia] battery had been left at Harper's Ferry, and Fleet's [Middlesex, Virginia] and Latham's [Branch's, North Carolina] batteries at Leesburg".1

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #372: Artillery Battalion, A.P. Hill's Division - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 19 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #348: Hill's Light Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 19 Sep, 9 AM


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 233]