The Civil War in Maryland



4th Battery, Maryland Artillery

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HISTORICAL NOTES:

    4th Artillery Company [also called Chesapeake Battery] was organized at Richmond, Virginia, during the spring of 1862. The unit served in J.W. Latimer's, R.S. Andrews', and C.M. Braxton's Battalion, and later the Maryland Line and D.G. McIntosh's Battalion. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from Cedar Mountain to Mine Run , saw action at Cold Harbor and south of the James River, and was involved in the Appomattox Campaign. The battery lost 1 wounded at Second Manassas , had 4 killed and 12 wounded of the 76 at Gettysburg , and surrendered with 1 sergeant and 11 privates.

FIELD OFFICERS:

    Captains William D. Brown and Walter S. Chew

ASSIGNMENTS

BATTLES:

ROSTERS:

    The composite roster of this battery contains 185 names.

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