Ramsey's Battery, Tennessee Light Artillery (Huwald's Horse Artillery)
Brief History[edit | edit source]
"This battery was mustered into service at Knoxville, June 21, 1862 by order of Major General E. Kirby Smith, with only 10 men on roll, commanded by First Lieutenant Gustave A. Huwald, and later attached to Colonel Starnes' 4th (3rd) Cavalry Regiment. It served throughout the war attached to cavalry units; first in East Tennessee and Kentucky; then with General N.B. Forrest's Corps at Chickamaua; and finally with General Joseph Wheeler's Corps for the balance of the war." 
"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit. 
Other Sources[edit | edit source]
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Tennessee in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- Tennessee in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Tennessee, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War, 1861-1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- Lindsley, John B. The Military Annals of Tennessee: Confederate, First Series; Embracing a Review of Military Operations, with Regimental Histories and Memorial Rolls, Compiled from Original and Official Sources. 1886. Reprint. Spartanburg, South Carolina: Reprint Co., 1974. (Family History Library book 976.8 M2L.) Digital versions at Ancestry ($); Internet Archive. Memorial rolls for Ramsey's Battery can be found on page 874 and Huwald's Battery is on page 877.
- Tennesseans in the Civil War, Captain D. Breck Ramsey's Tennessee Battery, (accessed 31 Dec 2011). A brief history.
- Huwald's Battery, Tennessee Mountain Howitzers, (accessed 31 Dec 2011).
- fold3$, Capt Palmer's Co, Light Artillery (Reneau Battery) AND Capt Phillips' Co, Light Artillery (Johnson Light Artillery) AND Capt Polk's Battery, Light Artillery AND Capt Ramsey's Battery, Artillery, (accessed 26 Apr 2012).