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Historical address of the former commander of Grimes Battery. Fellow Citizens of Portsmouth: The Confederate veterans of the Portsmouth Light Artillery Company, who have survived the Civil War and lived to see this day, are deeply thankful to the people of Portsmouth for this monument, to the erection of which the gooPortsmouth for this monument, to the erection of which the good men and women have freely and generously contributed. My comrades and I desire to make public acknowledgement of our gratitude to the contributors. We have made research as far as possible: and have ascertained that this company was organized on the 14th day of August, 1809, under Capt. Arthur Emmerson, who was commissione
an was injured in the affair on our side, nor was any damage done to our gun. We did retreat and return to our camp at Richardson's mill.
When we returned to Portsmouth, we bivouacked for a short time on Edward's farm, and on May 8th were ordered to Bower's Hill.
From there we went to Petersburg, arriving on the 14th of May.