Clanton's Battery

This command was organized at Pine Level, in Montgomery, June 1863, and composed of men from that and adjoining counties. Attached to Gen. Clanton's brigade, the battery was at Pollard and Mobile for some time, then in northeast Alabama and north Georgia. One section was engaged in a fight at Rome, and the battery fought at Girard, where the guns were captured. The surrender of the men soon followed.

Captains-- N. H. Clanton of Macon.

Lieutenants -- R. J. Swearingen of Macon. Henry Goldthwaite of Montgomery. Charles Howard of Macon.



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Created: 3/11/97