Alburtis'--Wise Battery was formed in 1859 and entered Confederate service during April 1861. This unit was active at First Manassas, sustained 6 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles, and suffered heavy losses at Sharpsburg. In October 1862, it was broken up. The men were assigned to S. D. Lee's Battalion of Artillery, and many joined Eubank's-Taylor's Battery. Its commanders were Captains Ephriam G. Alburtis and James S. Brown.