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eorgia Artillery of five companies, and three battalions of eleven companies in reserve.
During the operations around Richmond in August, 1862, the artillery of the army was distributed as follows:
A distinguished Confederate battery from Tennessee-Rutledge's
This photograph shows the officers of Rutledge's Battery, Company A, First Tennessee Light Artillery.
It was taken at Watkin's Park, Nashville, in the latter part of May, 1861, just after the battery was mustered in. The cannon dom boasted more than four horses after 1862.
When some of these were killed, the gun was handled by the horse or horses left and the men of the battery.
However, Huger's battalion went through the campaigns of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, East Tennessee, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House — fought with the Army of Northern Virginia through the siege of Petersburg — and never had to run.
The men boasted they occupied their ground after every fight, and buried their own dead.
W. T. P