Tabular report of heavy artillery in position serving with Army of Northern Virginia for defense of Richmond and Petersburg, on or near James River.
Battalion Company and commander Numbers of To-tal Caliber of
men Numbers guns
9th Georgia Barnes' battery, a 123 5 Two 10-inch
Battalion, Captain William sea-coast
Major A. Barnes. mortars, one
Leyden 145 10 4.62 rifle
gun, one 32-pounder rif-le gun, one
Guess' battery, 10-pounder
Captain E. H. Guess. 109 7 Parrott gun,
Wolihin's battery, 142 11 three 24-pounder
Captain A. M. siege guns,
Wolihin. three 12-pounder
126 7 field howit-zers, three
Peeples' battery, b boat
Total...... Captain T. M. 645 40 howitzers,
Everett's battery, c
Captain W. S.
Drewry's Company A, *d Captain 27 .... Six 10-inch
Bluff, Holmes columbiads,
Captain J. two 8-inch
D. Simms, Company B, *d Captain 30 columbiads,
commanding Simms .... one 7-inch
Company C, *d Lieute-nant Thurston 24 rifle, two
Neblett Artillery, e 18 rifles,
Captain Coleman. 118 three 12-po-under h o w-
i t z e r s,
.... three 32-po-under
Dement's battery, 60 smooth-bores
Total...... ..................... 259 ....
N a v a l Semmes f 47 3 Four 7-inch
b a t t e- Brooke
r i e s, Brooke, Lieutenant 100 4 rifles, two
Lieutenant Charles Borum 10-inch
W. L. columbiads,
Bradford, one 10-inch
C. S. Navy, B r o o k e
..................... 147 7
Smith's One 7-inch
b a t t a- rifle, one
l i o n, 8-inch
Major rifle, six
Battery one 10-inch
Dantzler... Johnston Artillery, 141 4 mortar.
Captain B. J. Epes
Battery South Side Artillery, 126 2
Garland.... Captain J. W. Drewry
United Artillery, 87 3
Battery Captain Thomas
Chaffin's Lunenburg Artillery, 136 4 Twelve 10-inch colum-biads, four
Bluff, Lieutenant J. A. 8-inch
Lieutenant Laffoon columbiads,
Colonel R. 124 9 one 20-po-under
A. Pamunkey Artillery, Parrott,
Hardaway, Captain A. J. Jones three 64-po-under
temporarily 144 4 rifles, two
in command Goochland Artillery, 10-inch sea-coast
g Lieutenant J. mortars, one
Guerrant 81 3 5.82 rifle
James City Artillery,
Lieutenant L. T. 49 3
Howitzer company, 534 23
Total...... Lieutenant J. E.
a Commanded by Lieutenant G. A. Lofton.
b Commanded by Lieutenant W. J. Born.
c Commanded by Lieutenant W. R. Jackson.
d Colonel Terrett, commanding, absent on fifteen days' furlough.
e Captain Coleman, commanding Neblett [Artillery], belongs to Major Smith's battalion artillery; absent on furlough.
f There is at this battery a 3-inch rifled fort piece, but no regular detachment for it. It has been used to fire upon parties of the enemy to avoid using the great guns.
g Lieutenant-Colonel Maury and Major R. C. Taylor prisoners of war. Major A. L. Rogers absent sick.
*C. S. Marine Corps.