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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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