Historical Sketch
Beaufort Artillery Battery


This unit was also known as Capt. Stuart's Company Artillery. It was organized in 1862. On May 3, 1864, it was armed with two 120lb. Napoleons, two 12-lb. Howitzers, and one 10-lb. Parrott. On January 6, 1865, it was armed with two 12-lb. Napoleons and two 12-lb. Howitzers. It was surrendered by Gen. Joseph E. Johnston at Durham Station, Orange County, NC on April 26, 1865.


Port Royal Ferry (June 6, 1862)
Port Royal Ferry (July 4, 1862)
Pinckney Island (August 21, 1862)
Coosawhatchie (October 22-23, 1862)
Destruction of the George Washington near Beaufort (April 9, 1863)
Expedition of Barnwell's Island (July 30, 1863)
Savannah Campaign (November-December 1864)
Honey Hill (November 30, 1864)
Carolinas Campaign (February-April 1865)


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


REF: Sifakis - pg. 12

The Civil War in South Carolina