• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

Army of Northern Virginia - Artillery Reserve

Artillery Reserve
BGen William N. Pendleton

Brown's Battalion
Col J. Thompson Brown
Powhatan (Virginia) Artillery, Capt Willis J. Dance
Richmond (Virginia) Howitzers, 2nd company, Capt David Watson
Richmond (Virginia) Howitzers, 3rd company, Capt Benjamin H. Smith, Jr.
Salem (Virginia) Artillery, Capt Abraham Hupp
Williamsburg (Virginia) Artillery, Capt John A. Coke

Cutts' Battalion
LtCol Allen S. Cutts Blackshears' (Georgia) Battery, Capt James A. Blackshear
Irwin (Georgia) Artillery, Capt John Lane
Lloyd's (North Carolina) Battery, Capt Whitmel P. Lloyd
Patterson's (Georgia) Battery, Capt George M. Patterson
Ross' (Georgia) Battery, Capt Hugh M. Ross

Jones' Battalion
Maj Hillary P. Jones
Morris (Virginia) Artillery, Richard C. M. Page's Battery
Orange (Virginia) Artillery, Capt Jefferson Peyton
Turner's (Virginia) Battery, Capt William H. Turner
Long Island (Virginia) Battery, Capt Abram Wimbish

Nelson's Battalion
Maj William Nelson
Amherst (Virginia) Artillery, Capt Thomas J. Kirkpatrick's
Fluvanna (Virginia) Artillery, Capt John J. Ancell
Huckstep's (Virginia) Battery, Capt Charles T. Huckstep
Johnson's (Virginia) Battery, Capt Marmaduke Johnson
Milledge (Georgia) Artillery, Capt John Milledge

Miscellaneous Batteries
Cutshaw's (Virginia) Battery
Magruder (Virginia) Artillery (T. J Page, Jr.'s Battery)
Rice's (Virginia) Battery, Capt W. H. Rice
Thomas (Virginia) Artillery (E. J. Anderson's Battery) (left in Leesburg)


Notes of Abbreviations:

Lt = Lietutenant
Capt = Captain
Maj = Major
LtCol = Lieutenant Colonel
Col = Colonel
BGen = Brigadier General
MGen = Major General

(w) = wounded
(mw) = mortally wounded
(k) = killed
(c) = captured
Unless otherwise noted, casualities occured on September 17th.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Six generals were killed or mortally wounded at the Battle of Antietam - 3 Union and 3 Confederate. Today, the location where they were killed is marked by a mortuary cannon, a cannon barrel muzzle down in a block of stone.