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Confederate Battery

Courtney (VA) Artillery

"Latimer's Battery"


Commanding Officer on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
  Capt. J. W. Latimer


  2   3-in. Ordnance Rifle
  2   Napoleon


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

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

The battery consisted of one section of two Ordnance Rifles at Sharpsburg. They arrived on the field on the afternoon of September 17th from Harpers Ferry. The Napoleons remained at Harpers Ferry, along with most of the men of the battery.

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit

Tablet #326: Ewell's Division, Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 6 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM

We have one individual in the AotW database who was on the Maryland Campaign with this unit:


Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptLatimer, Joseph White        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person


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