Fredericksburg Light Artillery was organized in June, 1861, with men recruited in Fredericksburg, Virginia. After serving in the Aquia District, it was assigned to R. L. Walker's, W. J. Pegram's, and M. Johnson's Battalion of Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia. The unit saw action from Williamsburg to Cold Harbor, was involved in the operations against Petersburg and Richmond, then took part in the Appomattox Campaign. Two men of the 71 engaged at Gettysburg were disabled. In April, 1865, 1 officer and 75 men surrendered. Captains Carter Braxton and Edward A. Marye were in command.
Reference: The Fredericksburg Artillery. The Virginia Regimental Histories Series. 2nd Edition. Robert K. Krick. Copyright 1986 H. E. Howard, Inc. Manufactured in the United States by H. E. Howard, Inc., Lynchburg, Virginia. Printed by H. E. Howard, Inc. ISBN-0-930-919-32-7