The South Carolina Beaufort Artillery Battery

HISTORICAL SKETCH:

This Battery was organized in 1862. It was armed with two 12-lb. Napoleons, two 12-lb. Howitzers, and one 10-lb. Parrott on May 3, 1864. On January 6, 1865, it was armed with two 12-lb. Napoleons and two 12-lb. Howitzers. It was surrendered by General Joseph E. Johnston at Durham Station, Orange County, North Carolina on April 26, 1865.

OFFICERS:

Elliott, Jr., Stephen - Captain
Stuart, H. M. - Captain

BATTLES:

Port Royal Ferry SC (6 JUN 1862)
Port Royal Ferry (section) (July 4, 1864)
Pinckney Island (August 21, 1862)
Coosawhatchie SC (22-23 OCT 1862)
Destruction of the George Washington near Beaufort SC (9 APR 1863)
Expedition to Barnwell's Island SC (9 APR 1863)
Expedition to Barnwell's Island SC (30 JUL 1863)
Pinckney Island SC (21 AUG 1863)
Petersburg Siege VA (JUN 1864 - APR 1865)
Savannah Campaign GA (NOV - DEC 1864)
Honey Hill GA (30 NOV 1864)
Carolinas Campaign SC (FEB - APR 1865)
Appomattox Court House VA (9 APR 1865)

From the notes above it appears that this unit may have been split up and part sent to Virginia in early 1864. The notes concerning Virginia service are from Crute's book.

REF: Crute
Sifakis - p. 12

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