Robertson's-Dent's Battery [often called
Robertson's-Dent's Florida Battery]

Robertson's-Dent's Battery [often called Robertson's-Dent's Florida Battery] was organized at Pensacola, Florida, in November, 1861. Its members were from Pollard and Eufaula, Alabama, and Pensacola and Quincy, Florida. After the bombardment of Forts McRae and Barrancas, the company was ordered to Corinth. Later it took part In the conflict at Shiloh, the Kentucky Campaign, and the battles at Murfreesboro and Chickamauga. It was then placed in A. R. Courtney's and L. Hoxton's Battalion of Artillery, and served with the Army of Tennessee from Missionary Ridge to Nashville. At the close of the war it was stationed at Mobile. The battery lost 2 killed and 17 wounded at Shiloh, had 2 killed and 23 wounded at Murfreesboro, and had 7 killed and 21 wounded at Missionary Ridge. In March, 1864, it contained 110 men and on May 4, 1865, surrendered with fewer than 45. Captains Samuel H. Dent and Felix H. Robertson were in command.

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