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Virginia Richmond Fayette Battalion Light Artillery (Confederate)

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Regiment mustered in on January 1st, 1861. Regiment mustered out of service on June 30th, 1863.

Regiment was also known as:

  • Fayette Artillery Battalion, Virginia
  • Miles Cary Macon's Light Artillery Battalion, Virginia
  • Macon's Light Artillery Battalion, Virginia

Notable Battles:

  • Williamsburg fought on May 5th, 1862 near York County, Virginia; James City County, Virginia; Williamsburg, VIrginia
  • Fredericksburg fought on December 13th, 1862 near Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Siege of Suffolk fought on April 11th, 1863 - May 4th, 1863 near Suffolk, Virginia
  • Gettysburg fought on July 1st, 1863 - July 3rd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    • Brigade Leader(s): Dearing. Division Leader(s): Pickett. Corp: I Corps. 

Marker at Gettysburg:

Virginia, United States of America

Field Officers

Captain Miles C. Macon

Major General George E. Pickett

Major General George Pickett

Major James Dearing

Major John P. W. Read