Table Artillery Pieces Participating At First Manassas, July 21, 1861

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Clipped from First Battle of Bull Run, chromolithograph by Kurz & Allison, 1889

Union & Confederate Artillery Pieces Participating At First Manassas
TYPE OF PIECENo. of
USA
Artillery
% of
USA
Artillery
No. of
CSA
Artillery
% of
CSA
Artillery
No. of TOTAL
USA & CSA
ARTILLERY
% of TOTAL
USA & CSA
ARTILLERY
16​
28.0%​
6​
10.9%​
22​
19.6%​
10​
17.5%​
3​
5.4%​
13​
11.6%​
2​
3.5%​
-​
-​
2​
1.6%​
14​
24.5%​
41​
74.5%​
55​
49.1%​
4​
7.0%​
-​
-​
4​
3.5%​
8​
14.0%​
5​
9.0%​
13​
11.6%​
(S) 12-pdr. Naval Howitzer​
2​
3.5%​
-​
-​
2​
1.6%​
1​
1.7%​
-​
-​
1​
0.8%​
TOTALS:
57
55
112
(R)IFLES:
29
50.8%
9
16.3%
38
33.9%
(S)MOOTHBORES:
28
49.1%
46
83.6%
74
66.0%


Union Artillery Lost in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861
from the Official Records, Series I, Volume II p. 328
Batteries
(Equipped With)
CommandersRifled LostSmoothbore
Lost
Total
Lost
Remarks
First U. S. Artillery, Company G
(two 20-pounder Parrotts, one 30-pounder Parrott).
Lieutenant Edwards
1​
1​
Two 20-pounders saved
First U. S. Artillery, Company I
(six 10-pounder Parrots)
Captain Ricketts
6​
6​
None saved
Second U. S. Artillery, Company DCaptain Arnold
2​
2​
4​
None saved
Second U. S. Artillery, Company E
(two 13-pounder James, two 6-pounders (old), two 12-pounder howitzers).
Captain Carlisle
2​
2​
4​
Two 6-pounders saved
Fifth S. Artillery [Company D],
(two 10-pounder Parrotts, two 6-pounders (old), two 12-pounder howitzers).
Captain Griffin
1​
4​
5​
One 10-pounder saved
Rhode Island Battery
(six 13-pounder James)
5​
5​
One saved
Total Lost
17
8
25
 
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Belfoured

2nd Lieutenant
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Union & Confederate Artillery Pieces Participating At First Manassas
TYPE OF PIECENo. of
USA
Artillery
% of
USA
Artillery
No. of
CSA
Artillery
% of
CSA
Artillery
No. of TOTAL
USA & CSA
ARTILLERY
% of TOTAL
USA & CSA
ARTILLERY
(R) 10 pdr. Parrott Rifle​
16​
28.0%​
6​
10.9%​
22​
19.6%​
(R) 10 pdr. Ordnance Rifle​
10​
17.5%​
3​
5.4%​
13​
11.6%​
(R) 20 pdr. Parrott Rifle​
2​
3.5%​
-​
-​
2​
1.6%​
(S) 6 pdr. Smoothbore Field Gun​
14​
24.5%​
41​
74.5%​
55​
49.1%​
(S) 12 pdr. "Napoleon" Light Field Gun​
4​
7.0%​
-​
-​
4​
3.5%​
(S) 12 pdr. Howitzer​
8​
14.0%​
5​
9.0%​
13​
11.6%​
(S) 12-pdr. Naval Howitzer​
2​
3.5%​
-​
-​
2​
1.6%​
(R) 30 pdr. Parrott Rifle
1​
1.7%​
-​
-​
1​
0.8%​
TOTALS:
57
55
112
(R)IFLES:
29
50.8%
9
16.3%
38
33.9%
(S)MOOTHBORES:
28
49.1%
46
83.6%
74
66.0%

Union Artillery Lost in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861
from the Official Records, Series I, Volume II p. 328
Batteries
(Equipped With)
CommandersRifled LostSmoothbore
Lost
Total
Lost
Remarks
First U. S. Artillery, Company G
(two 20-pounder Parrotts, one 30-pounder Parrott).
Lieutenant Edwards
1​
1​
Two 20-pounders saved
First U. S. Artillery, Company I
(six 10-pounder Parrots)
Captain Ricketts
6​
6​
None saved
Second U. S. Artillery, Company DCaptain Arnold
2​
2​
4​
None saved
Second U. S. Artillery, Company E
(two 13-pounder James, two 6-pounders (old), two 12-pounder howitzers).
Captain Carlisle
2​
2​
4​
Two 6-pounders saved
Fifth S. Artillery [Company D],
(two 10-pounder Parrotts, two 6-pounders (old), two 12-pounder howitzers).
Captain Griffin
1​
4​
5​
One 10-pounder saved
Rhode Island Battery
(six 13-pounder James)
5​
5​
One saved
Total Lost
17
8
25

Nice job. Thanks. Any idea as to which type was lost by Arnold?
 
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