This battery was organized at Mobile, October
1861, and remained there until the spring of 1862. Sent to Tennessee, the unit
fought at Shiloh under General Chalmers and suffered many casualties. It was
then stationed at Mobile until April 12, 1865. At that time the city was
evacuated and in May the small company surrendered with the Department of
Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana. Captains Charles P. Gage, James Hill,
and J. T. Hutchisson were in command.
Lieutenants--James Hill; promoted. Daniel Geary;
till re-organized. George Johnson; till re-organized. Francis
Titcomb; till re-organized. James H. Hutchisson; promoted. Richard
H. Wilkins; resigned. Thomas H. Shaw. Cleveland King; resigned.
John T. Ellison. John S. Treat. F. H. Stanard.