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Cutshaw's (VA) Battery

"Jackson Artillery, Winchester Battery"


Commanding Officer on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
  Capt. W. E. Cutshaw


  2   12-pdr. howitzer
  1   3-in. Ordnance Rifle

(the battery possibly had 2 of the Ordnance Rifles)


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

Unit history

Wilfred E. Cutshaw raised the Jackson Artillery in Frederick County, Virginia in mid-March 1862. During its brief existance, Cutshaw's Battery participated in the 1862 Valley Campaign, the Seven Days fighting, and the Maryland Campaign.

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit

Tablet #355: Reserve Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia - 16 Sep, 12 PM to 18 Sep, 6 AM

After the Sharpsburg Campaign

After Sharpsburg, the battery's depleted condition necessitated its consolidation with the Alleghany Artillery (Special Orders of Oct 2, 1862), and it ceased to exist as a unit.

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


Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptCutshaw, Wilfred Emory        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person


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