Richard's Company
Mississippi Light Artillery
(Madison Light Artillery)

Madison Light Artillery was organized at Canton, Mississippi, during the early spring of 1863 with men from Madison County. Ordered to Virginia, the unit first served at Suffolk, then was assigned to W.T. Poague's Battalion of Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia. It was active from Gettysburg to Cold Harbor, then fought in the Petersburg trenches in the Appomattox Campaign. The battery had 4 officers and 87 men at Gettysburg. There were 36 present in September, 1864, but none were at Appomattox. Its captains were Thomas J. Richards, George Ward, and John W. Yeargain.

Roster
(Surnames)

First Name Last Name Rank_In Rank_Out
Charles W. Andrews Private Private
Peter C. Area Private Private
P. C. Aria Private Private
Cornelius H. Bailey Private Private
Leonidas Bailey Private Private
J.W. Baker Private Private
James M. Baker Private Private
John M. Baker Private Private
Samuel L. Baker Private Private
W.J. Baker Private Private
Owen G. Baldwin Private Private
William A. Baldwin Private Private
James Roach Balfour Private Corporal
James W. Barnett Private Artificer
Herman Bartels Private Private
Alexander Z. Beard Private Private
Johnson H. Beard Private Private
William H. Benthal Private Private
Oliver F. Billingslea Private Corporal
James C. Branch Private Private
John P. Brittigan Private Private
William L. Brooks Private Corporal
James Landon Brown Private Private
Joseph G. Brown Private Private
Richard D. Brown Private Private
Thomas D. Brown Private Private
Alexander H. Burnham Private Private
Robert M. Burton Private Private
Cyreneus W. Butt Private Private
Samuel W. Caldwell Private Private
William L. Carson Private Private
Bennett E. Cauthen Private Private
B.C. Cawthen Private Private
Henry Chamberlaine Private Private
Henry Changanier Private Private
Robert F. Cheek Private Private
Phillip Clark Private Private
James R. Clymer Private Private
Frank D. Coleman Private Sergeant
George W. Coleman Private Private
Silas K. Coleman Private Private
B.E. Cotheran Private Private
B.E. Cothran Private Private
William C. Crass Private Private
W.C. Cross Private Private
A.F. Culipher Private Private
A.F. Cullifer Private Private
Alfred F. Culliphur Private Private
John F. Curtis Private Private
James L. Dancey Private Private
John W. Dancy Private Private
William F. Dancy Private Private
I. D. Daughtry Private Hospital Steward
Josiah B. Daughtry Private Hospital Steward
William H. Dean Private Private
John Debra Private Private
John Debroh Private Private
John Debrough Private Private
A. McN. Denman Private Private
A. Denson Private Private
John Dibroah Private Private
Claude H. Dinkins Private Private
J.A. Dinkins Private Private
Jack A. Dinkins Private Private
James H. Dinkins Private Private
Samuel C. Divine Private Private
Thomas A. Divine Private Private
I.A.T. Douglass Private Private
Henry L. Dow Private Private
Charles R. Dudley Private Sergeant
Reese Dugan Private Private
John Edwards Private Private
Rolfe Eldridge Private Private
George R. Fearn Private Quartermaster Sergeant
John W. Finley Private Private
Edwin A. Ford Private Sergeant
David M. Fulton Private Private
W. Frank George Private First Lieutenant
William A. Griffin Private Private
James A. Griggs Private Private
John C. Groves Private Private
Presley Groves Private Corporal
Whilmel Haithcock Private Private
William Haithcock Private Private
Horace Handy Private Private
Samuel K. Handy Private Corporal
William Handy Private Private
William J. Harrell Private Private
Joseph Hauser Private Private
Hugh Hayes Private Private
Hugh Hays Private Private
James M. Helms Private Private
Charles C.P. Henderson Private Private
Benjamin Pinckney Herndon Private Private
B.D. Hester Private Private
Lewis Wesley Hester Private Private
Pinkney W. Hester Private Private
W. Larkin Hester Private Private
John W. Hollingsworth Private Private
Joseph H. Jeffries Private Corporal
M.V. Johnson Private Private
Milton V. Johnston Private Private
B. Hamlet Jones Private Corporal
T.A.S. Jones Private Private
Thomas N. Jones Private First Sergeant
John L. Jones, Jr. Private Private
John M. Jordan Private Private
Gustin H. Kearney Private Private
James G. Kearney Private Private
John Kinchin Kearney Private Second Lieutenant
Nicholas Kearns Private Private
Samuel D. King Private Private
J.A. Kirkpatrick Private
James G. Kirkpatrick Private Private
Mark M. Lee Private Private
William J. Lee Private Private
John W. Lipscomb Private Private
Joseph F. Lipscomb Private Private
Henry A. Magruder Private Corporal
Michael Maia Private Private
H. Many Private Private
... Mary Private Private
Calvin J. Massey Private Private
J. Wilson Maxwell Private Corporal
W. Lee Maxwell Private Private
J.M. McCulloch Private Private
James McCulloch Private Private
J.M. McCullough Corporal First Sergeant
James McFarland Private Quartermaster Sergeant
J.C. McGaughey Private Private
K.W. McGaughey Private Private
J.C. McGaughphy Private Private
James C. McGaughy Private Private
W.R. McGaughy Private Private
Washington McGaughy Private Private
Horace McMacken Private Private
James M. Mills Private Sergeant
John Quitman Moore Private Private
John Neagles Private Private
Lewis Lyman Nichols Private Corporal
Morgan C. Nichols Private Private
John Owens Private Private
William A. Patton Private Private
M.M. Pherson Private Private
John C. Pitchford Private Private
R. S. Pitchford Private Private
Robert T. Pitchford Private Private
Wesley W. Powell Private Private
Felix H. Pryor Private Private
Bernard Quinn Private Private
P. Quinn Private Private
A.C.M. Rabb Private Private
George Reid Private Private
James S. Reid First Lieutenant First Lieutenant
Joseph Davis Reid Private Private
W.G. Rice Private Private
Thomas J. Richards Junior First Lieutenant Captain
W.J. Richards Private Private
W.M. Richards Private Private
William Richards Private Private
Calvin H. Rimmer Private Private
James A. Rimmer Private Private
Gideon W. Rotch Private Private
Michael Ryan Private Private
Charles M. Salmon Private Private
Alexander C. Scott Private Private
George Scott Private Private
James C. Scott Private Private
Seth R. Scott Private Private
John F. Slocomb Private Private
J.F. Slocum Private Private
J.L. Slocum Private Private
J.L. Slocumb Private Private
Add Smith Private Private
Carrol C. Smith Private Sergeant
Frank Smith Private Private
Franklin Smith Private Private
Frederick Smith Private Private
J. Addison Smith Private Private
J.B. Smith Private Private
Robert C. Smith Private Private
William P. Smith Private Private
Albert G. Stewart Private Private
John Hampden Stewart Private Private
William M. Stewart Private Corporal
Benjamin Ricks Stickney Private Private
Lewis P. Stinson Private Private
Robert L. Stinson Private Private
M. Macpherson Stokes Private Private
Reuben T. Stokes Private Private
Samuel J. Stokes Private Private
Perry S. Stone Private Private
P. Anderson Strohecker Private Private
Edward Tarry Private Private
C.P. VanHouten Private Private
Charles E. VanHouten Private Private
Booker Waggoner Private Private
Phillip Walker Private Private
Asa Waller Private Private
William Walne Private Private
George Ward Captain Captain
Adolphus H. Ware Private Private
J.B. Weiner Bugler Bugler
Samuel Weiner Private Private
Christopher Weister Private Private
Asa M. Welch Private Private
Wilkes W. Wheeler Private Private
Robert A. White Private Private
William B. Whitehead Private Private
Talbot G. Wilder Private Artificer
John W. Williams Private Private
J.G. Wilson Private Private
John Wilson Private Private
John W. Winpigler Private Private
H.C. Woodley Private Private
Harry Woodley Private Private
Henry Woodley Private Private
John W. Yeargain Private Junior Second Lieutenant

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