Portsmouth Light Artillery

Portsmouth Light Artillery was organized during April 1861 and for a time served in the 3rd Regiment Virginia Infantry. Later it transferred to the artillery and fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from Williamsburg to Sharpsburg. In October 1862, the battery was broken up and the men assigned to Huger's-Moore's and Moorman's-Shoemaker's Battery. It was commanded by Captains Carey F. Grimes and John H. Thompson.

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