Charlottesville Light Artillery

Charlottesville Light Artillery was organized with men from Albermarle County in March 1861, at Charlottesville, Virginia. The unit was involved in Jackson's Valley Campaign, then was assigned to H. P. Jones' and W. E. Cutshaw's Battalion of Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia. It participated in many conflicts from the Seven Days' Battles to Spotsylvania. This battery lost 1 killed and 2 wounded during the Seven Days' Battles, had 4 wounded at Fredericksburg, and reported 2 missing of the 71 present at Gettysburg. Three-quarters of its members were captured at Spotsylvania, and the remaining men were transferred to the Staunton Light Artillery. Captain James M. Carrington was in command.

Thomas L. White

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