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P. F. Vaden
Regiment Name Capt. Parker's Company Virginia Light Artillery
Side Confederate
Company
Soldier's Rank_In Private
Soldier's Rank_Out Private
Film Number M382 roll 57

Parker's Company, Virginia Light Artillery

Parker's Battery completed its organization at Richmond, Virginia, in March, 1862. It served in S.D. Lee's, E.P. Alexander's, and J.C. Huger's Battalion of Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia. The unit was active from Second Manassas to Cold Harbor, then participated in the operations against Petersburg and the Appomattox Campaign. It reported 2 casualties at Fredericksburg, one section had 23 men disabled at Chancellorsville, and of the 90 engaged at Gettysburg, twenty percent were killed, wounded, or missing. The company was included in the surrender on April 9, 1865, but only 3 members were present. Captains J.T. Brown, Jr. and William W. Parker were its commanders.

P. F. Vaiden
Regiment Name Capt. Parker's Company Virginia Light Artillery
Side Confederate
Company
Soldier's Rank_In Private
Soldier's Rank_Out Private
Alternate Name P. F./Vaden
Film Number M382 roll 57

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Peter F. Vaden )
Regiment Name 20th Batt'n. Virginia Heavy Artillery
Side Confederate
Company E
Soldier's Rank_In 2 Lieutenant
Soldier's Rank_Out 1 Lieutenant
Film Number M382 roll 57

20th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery
20th Heavy Artillery Battalion was organized and accepted into Confederate service at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, in June, 1862. It contained four companies and a fifth was added in September. The unit was attached to the Department of Richmond and aided in the defense of the city. Converted to infantry in 1865, it participated in the Appomattox Campaign and surrendered with 11 men. Majors Johnston DeLagnel and James E. Robertson were in command.

Daniel Vaden
Regiment Name 20th Batt'n. Virginia Heavy Artillery
Side Confederate
Company E
Soldier's Rank_In Musician
Soldier's Rank_Out Musician
Film Number M382 roll 57

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Peter F. Vaden
Regiment Name Capt. Jeffress' Company Virginia L. Art'y. (Nottoway Light Artillery)
Side Confederate
Company
Soldier's Rank_In Private
Soldier's Rank_Out Private
Film Number M382 roll 57

Jeffress' Company, Virginia Light Artillery (Nottoway Light Artillery)
Nottoway Light Artillery was organized in June, 1861, with men recruited in Nottoway County. The unit served in western Virginia and east Tennessee, then was assigned to A. Leyden's, S.C. Williams', and R.F. Kolb's Battalion of Artillery, Army of Tennessee. It participated in numerous engagements from Chickamauga to Atlanta, then was reported at Macon, Georgia, in September, 1864. It contained 60 effectives in March, 1862, 78 in December, 1863, and 69 in April, 1864. The battery disbanded during the winter of 1864-1865. Captain William C. Jeffres was its commander.

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