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1st Fluvanna (VA) Artillery

"Huckstep's Battery"


Commanding Officer on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
  Capt. Charles T. Huckstep


  4   6-pdr. Gun


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

Unit history

One of the two batteries formed in Fluvanna County, Virginia, in the Spring of 1861.

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

This battery was in reserve, on the Virginia side of the ford on the Potomac just below Shepherdstown, for the later part of the Campaign. They lost one gun and a caisson at the skirmish at Shepherdstown on September 19, 1862.

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

The 1st and 2nd (Ancell's) Fluvanna Batteries were consolidated in early October 1862 into one unit.

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


Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptHuckstep, Charles T        We have some details for this person


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