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Confederate Battery

Purcell (Richmond) Artillery

"Pegram's Battery"


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


  2   10-pdr. Parrott
  2   Napoleon


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

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

A detachment of the battery was left behind at Harpers Ferry. Also, the battery may have been equipped with 6 guns (2 more of unknown type), but possibly left them behind in Virginia at the start of the campaign.


Initial Strength: not known; Killed in Action (KIA): 1; Wounded (WIA): 13;

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

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


Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptPegram, William Ransom JohnsonWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person


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