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Zimmerman's Company, South Carolina Artillery (Pee Dee Artillery)
Pee Dee Light Artillery was organized during the winter of 1861-1862 with men from
Florence County. After serving in the Department of Norfolk and the Department of North
Carolina, it was assigned to R.L. Walker's and W.J. Pegrams's Battalion of Artillery, Army of
Northern Virginia. It fought on many battlefields from the Seven Days' Battles to Mine Run, then was transferred to the
Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. It served at Charleston, moved ot North
Carolina, wintered in Virginia, and ended the war with the Army of Tennessee assigned to B.C.
Manly's Battalion of Artillery. This company lost 1 killed and 2 wounded during the Seven Days'
Battles, had 65 engaged at Gettysburg, and in April, 1864, there were 2 officers and 66 men present for duty. Its commanders were
Captains Ervin B. Brunson, David G. McIntosh, and William E. Zimmerman.
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