4 edition of 1st and 2nd Rockbridge Artillery found in the catalog.
1st and 2nd Rockbridge Artillery
Robert J. Driver
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-153).
|Statement||Robert J. Driver, Jr.|
|Series||The Virginia regimental histories series|
|LC Classifications||E581.7 .R644 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||162 p. :|
|Number of Pages||162|
|LC Control Number||92100372|
Re-enactment Society. New York: Neale Pub. The unit deployed its guns, drove the Union troops out, and then later assisted in their pursuit. The battery, now numbered 76 officers and men, and were sworn into the Confederacy on May 12 Parrotts, bombarded the Union lines on Culp's Hill at Gettysburg July, During the defense of Richmond they were armed with two 3-inch Rifles and two lb. It participates in the artillery bombardment ahead of Pickett's Charge.
The ones at VMI have gun carriages painted red, which is apparently how they were originally painted when used for training at VMI. This gives brief historical sketches of each regiment and lists officers, company names, and commanders. Virginia in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Virginia, and how to find them. Lee Jr. On the retreat back to Virginia after Gettysburg, the Rockbridge Artillery lost its baggage trains, as well as its sick and wounded, to Union cavalry who got in among the retreating Confederates. Poague, Lieutenants.
If you choose to stay on the living history camp you must wear authentic costume or uniform of your regiment. This gives brief historical sketches of each regiment and lists officers, company names, and commanders. The men were very proud of their regiment and kept their name, taking part in many parades and reunions. PST As to colors, CS Ordnance regulations called for "liquid olive", same as for federal guns, caissons, limbers, chests,etc.
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Morris or Davis Artillery: Capt. At the Battle of Kernstown on March 23,it assisted in holding Union forces in check during the Confederate retreat but lost a six-pounder cannon and caisson in the process. The next month, Lee launched an invasion 1st and 2nd Rockbridge Artillery book the North that culminated in the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1—3, McClausland, of our Artillery company, to the post of Lieut.
The battery, now numbered 76 officers and men, and were sworn into the Confederacy on May 12 He jumps around 1st and 2nd Rockbridge Artillery book bit - often relaying the final war fate of a person in a particular story or throwing in random details that may or may not directly link in with the action.
He remembered that "when he found out who I was, he congratulated me on being well and unhurt. The battery sustained losses of six killed, sixteen wounded, and thirty-seven horses killed during the battle.
We are a family society and welcome all. If you choose to stay on the living history camp you must wear authentic costume or uniform of your regiment.
So, does anyone know what their gun carriages looked like early in the war, when they still had those 4 guns from VMI? At the Battle of Kernstown on March 23,it assisted in holding Union forces in check during the Confederate retreat but lost a six-pounder cannon and caisson in the process.
Or did they first repaint them to be grey? Poague, supports the Confederate attack, helping to prevent the capture of Confederate general Thomas J. The unit's initial armament consisted of two six-pounder cannon from VMI and two more cannon from Richmond.
Howard, cFHL book Like many other Confederate units, the members of the Rockbridge Artillery tore up their flags and kept the pieces as mementoes rather than turn them over to the Union army. The Rockbridge gunners defended the heights of Fredericksburg during the Chancellorsville campaign, aided in the capture of Winchester, bombarded the Union lines on Culp's Hill at Gettysburg, defended the river crossing at Rappahannock Station, and helped drive back Meade's forces at Mine Run in Does anyone know if they were still red when used by the 1st Rockbridge Artillery?
Lee also recalled that after the battle, his visage begrimed with powder and sweat, his 1st and 2nd Rockbridge Artillery book father, General Robert E.
It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
The uniform is, however, in many cases, considerably worn. The battery kept up with the retreatand on April 9, its remaining officers and men surrendered along with the rest of the Army of the Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House.
Dr William N Pendleton, a rector from a small church in Lexington was called upon to drill the new recruits. I then said: 1st and 2nd Rockbridge Artillery book, are you going to send us in again? Some Confederate gunners dub the battle "artillery hell. Early 's lines near Fredericksburg.
McLaughlin, J. Richmond, Va. The VMI Museum Director told me when I was a cadet that the 2nd 12lbr broke an axle during the retreat from Antietam, the carriage was burned and the tube dumped in the Potomac. Parrotts in April They also received new uniforms, blankets, cooking utensils and knapsacks, supplied by the county.
In all cases we fire real projectiles against a variety of targets at various distances. It participates in the artillery bombardment ahead of Pickett's Charge.
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Find items in libraries near you CreativeWork, schema:Book.The 2nd Rockbridge Artillery Company was created pdf and pdf originally Company B (1st) or the McDowell Guard, of the 52nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry. It was detached from the regiment and constituted a light artillery company in the later part of It was reorganized in and served in McIntosh's Battalion of Artillery.Rockbridge Artillery Four 20 Pounder Parrotts.
July 1. The Battery arrived on the field too late to participate in the engagement of the day. Was ordered to report to Lieut.
Colonel H. P Jones commanding Artillery Early’s Division and moved into position on .Units: 1st Rockbridge VA Artillery ebook 2nd Rockbridge VA Artillery Unit Affiliations: 1st: (Hardaway’s Battalion), Gordon, Ebook 2nd: (McIntosh’s Battalion), Mahone, III; Title: The 1st and 2nd Rockbridge Artillery Author: Donald J.
Driver, Jr. BTC’s Take: Buy this one for the rosters, not necessarily for the unit magicechomusic.com number of pages for the unit histories is a bit disappointing.