Barry's Battery aka Lookout Light Artillery

Barry's Battery aka Lookout Light Artillery


Information about the Lookout Light Artillery, later known as Capt. Barry's Battery, CSA, organized in 1862 at Chattanooga.

Letters written by Lt. Armstrong

  • Jackson, MS

Lt. John McMillan Armstrong wrote letters to his family in Chattanooga & Knoxville, during the siege of Jackson, MS.  Transcriptions of the letters have been uploaded, along with letters written in the previous months when the Battery was preparing to provide additional support in the defense of Vicksburg, MS, during that siege.  These letters provide insight into the activities and morale of the Battery during the summer of 1863.

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