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Norfolk (Virginia) Light Artillery Blues (Grandy's)
Army CSA
Corps 3
Division 2
Brigade Artillery
Commander Capt. Charles R. Grandy
Location West Confederate Avenue, north of McMillan Woods
Two 3 Inch Rifles Two 12 Pounder Howitzers

July 1. Arrived on the field in the afternoon but was not engaged.

July 2. The Rifles took position here in the morning and participated during the afternoon and evening in the artillery duel with the Union batteries on Cemetery Hill.

July 3. Ordered to the south side of McMillan's Woods and held all day in reserve without firing a shot though sometimes under fire.

July 4. The Howitzers were never actively engaged in the battle but on this day were placed in a position here. At night they rejoined the Rifles and with them began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses not reported in detail.

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