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Sumter (GA) Artillery, Battery E

"Irwin Artillery, Lane's Battery"


Commanding Officer on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
  Capt. John Lane


  3   10-pdr. Parrott

Identified as naval Parrotts

  1   Whitworth
  2   Artillery of Unknown Type(s)


This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command
  Division - Jackson's Corps Reserve Artillery
  Brigade - Cutts' Sumter (GA) Artillery Battalion

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

Also known as the Irwin Artillery, they were present at Sharpsburg, but probably in reserve and not engaged on September 17th.


Initial Strength: not known; Wounded (WIA): 2;

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit

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

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


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--CaptLane, John         We have some details for this person


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