Unit History – Wise Artillery (Alburtis’s Battery)

3 06 2022

Was formed in 1859 and entered Confederate service during April, 1861. The unit was active at First Manassas, sustained 6 casualties during the Seven Days’ Battles, and suffered heavy losses at Sharpsburg. In October, 1862, it was broken up. The men were assigned to S. D. Lee’s Battalion of Artillery, and many joined Eubank’s-Taylor’s Battery. Its commanders were Captains Ephraim G. Alburtis and James S. Brown.

From Joseph H. Crute, Jr., Units of the Confederate States Army, p. 393



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