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Georgia Callaway's Artillery (Confederate)

05 May 1864

Participated in the Battle of Wilderness at Spotslyvania County, Virginia; Orange County, Virginia.

The Battle of Wilderness
The Battle of Wilderness

The first battle between Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee erupted late in the morning of May 5, 1864, as Maj. Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren's Union V Corps attacked Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell’s Second Corps on the Orange Turnpike southwest of the old Chancellorsville battlefield. Although Federal infantry managed to break through at several points, the Confederate line held. Fighting shifted to the south as Lt. Gen. A.P. Hill's Third Corps engaged Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock's II Corps and ele… Read More

08 May 1864

Participated in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House at Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

Following the Battle of the Wilderness, Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant marched the Union army south with the hope of capturing Spotsylvania Court House and preventing Robert E. Lee's army from retreating further. Lee's Confederates, however, managed to get ahead of the Federals and block the road. Fighting began on May 8th, when the Union Fifth Corps under Maj. Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren and the Sixth Corps under Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick engaged Confederate Maj. Gen. Richard Anderson's First Corps at Laurel Hi… Read More

31 May 1864

Participated in the Battle of Cold Harbor at Hanover Co; near Mechanicsville, VA.

The Battle of Cold Harbor
The Battle of Cold Harbor

After two days of inconclusive fighting along Totopotomoy Creek northeast of Richmond, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee turned their sights on the crossroads of Cold Harbor. Roads emanating through this critical junction led to Richmond as well as supply and reinforcement sources for the Union army. On May 31, 1864, Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan’s cavalry captured Cold Harbor. The next day, Sheridan held the crossroads against a Confederate attack. With reinforcements from both armies arriving… Read More

09 Jun 1864

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander.

Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander

27 Jul 1864

Assigned to the Regiment led by Lieutenant Morgan Callaway.

Lieutenant Morgan Callaway

27 Jul 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel H. C. Cabell.

Colonel H. C. Cabell

27 Jul 1864

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander, and Lieutenant Colonel F. Huger.

Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander

Lieutenant Colonel F. Huger

27 Jul 1864

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander.

Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander

27 Jul 1864

Participated in the Battle of First Deep Bottom at Henrico County, Virginia.

The Battle of First Deep Bottom
The Battle of First Deep Bottom

Two weeks after Union forces arrived to invest the Confederate defenders of Petersburg, the battle lines of both sides settled into a stalemate. Since Cold Harbor, Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was reluctant to mount a large frontal attack against well-entrenched Confederates. By late June, Grant's lines covered most of the eastern approaches to Petersburg, but neither side seemed ready to risk an offensive move. Determined to break the stalemate, Grant agreed to plans to blow up part of the Confederate def… Read More

07 Oct 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel H.C. Cabell.

Colonel H.C. Cabell

07 Oct 1864

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander.

Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander

07 Oct 1864

Participated in the Battle of Darbytown and New Market Roads at Henrico County, Virginia.

Georgia, United States of America

Field Officers

Brigadier General Edward P. Alexander

Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander

Colonel H. C. Cabell

Colonel H.C. Cabell

Colonel Henry C. Cabell

Lieutenant Morgan Callaway

Lieutenant Colonel F. Huger