Twentieth Battalion of Artillery (Alabama Artillery)

        After the surrender of Vicksburg, the remnant of Waddell's battery was reorganized into three batteries, under the command of Capt. Winslow D. Emery, Battery A: Capt. Richard H. Bellamy, Battery B, and Capt. T. J. Key, Battery C; and ordered, under the command of Major Waddell, to report to General Stevenson, near Dalton, February, 1864. It served in the army of Tennessee during the remainder of the war, generally in the reserve artillery, and was at Macon, Ga., in the fall of 1864. Captain Emery was wounded at Vicksburg.

Extracts From Official War Records

Battery A.
        No. 55--(662) Capt. Winslow D. Emery, in General Stevenson's division, November 20, 1863.
        No. 57--(484) Battalion under Major Waddell ordered to report to General Stevenson, near Dalton, February 25, 1864.
        No. 58--(821) In reserve artillery, army of Tennessee, February 29, 1864.
        No. 59--(687) Organized May, 1861; Johnston's army, 84 present, March 29, 1864. (708) Served in Kentucky campaign, and in Mississippi previous to siege of Vicksburg. (709) Hallonquist's report. (731) Sixty-two effective, April 1, 1864. (872) Reserve artillery, Johnston's army, April 30th. No. 74--(644-675) Reserve artillery, army of Tennessee, April to August, 1864. No. 78--(858) Hood's army, September 20, 1864, at Macon, Ga.
Battery B.
        No. 55--(662) Capt. Richard H. Bellamy, in General Stevenson's division, November 20, 1863.
        Nos. 57 and 58--As above.
       No. 59--(687) Organized, May, 1861. (708) Surrendered at Vicksburg with Emery's, as Waddell's battalion. (709) Bellamy's battery, total effective, 68, Hallonquist's report. (721) Effective, 65, April 1, 1864, Dalton, Ga. (872) Artillery reserve in Johnston's army, April 30th.
        No. 74--(644-675) In artillery reserve, army of Tennessee, April to August, 1864. (901) Commended by Gen. S. G. French, Kenesaw mountain, June 27th. (968) Mentioned by Maj. George Storrs, same battle.    
        No. 78--(858) Hood's army, September 20, 1864, at Macon, Ga.
Battery C.
        No. 55--(662) Capt. T. J. Key, in General Stevenson's division, November 20, 1864.
        No. 57--(484) J. F. Waddell ordered to report to General Stevenson, near Dalton, February 25th.

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