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us: Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Artillery. Richmond Howitzers

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    • us: Confederate States of America. Army. Richmond Howitzers
    • us: Confederate States of America. Army. Capt. Robert M. Anderson's Company
    • us: Virginia Artillery, Richmond Howitzers
    • us: Richmond Howitzers
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    • found: Historical sketch of the Richmond Howitzers ... organized November 9, 1859, reorganized April 10, 1871, 1897.
    • found: The Richmond Howitzers, 1993.
    • found: Guide to Va. mil. org., 1861-1865, 1986 : p. 12 (Capt. Robert M. Anderson's Co. Va. Light Arty. 1st Co. Richmond Howitzers, Richmond; organized November 9, 1859, and in 1860, was designated as Co. H, 1st Regt. Va. Vols.; enlisted April 21, 1861; organized in June 1861 as Capt. John C. Shield's Battery, and became Capt. William P. Palmer's November 17, 1861; reorganized in May 1862 as Capt. Edward S. McCarthy's Battery, and became Captain Anderson's, after McCarty died June 4, 1864. When first organized in State service, the company belonged to the Richmond Howitzers Bn., commanded by Maj. George W. Randolph, but it was accepted into Confederate States service as an independent company. In 1864, the company served in Cabell's Bn. of the Arty. Corps. Captains: John Camden Shields (transferred November 1861), Edward Stephens McCarthy (elected May 1862; d. June 4, 1864), Robert M. Anderson.)
    • found: OCLC, 2/14/95: (hdg.: Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Artillery. Richmond Howitzers; Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Artillery Battalion, Richmond Howitzers; Virginia Artillery. Richmond Howitzers, 1859-1865.)
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