This tablet marks the location of the gun house of
Organized May 28th, 1860. Left Lynchburg on the 23rd of April, 1861 and was mustered into the service of the C.S.A. on the 25th of April, 1861 with 95 men on roll; was known as Co. D, 38th Battalion, Virginia Artillery, Picketts Division.
Captain H. Gray Latham Promoted to rank of Major and transferred.
James Dearing Promoted to rank of Brig.-Gen. and transferred.
Jospeh G. Blount Promoted to rank of Major and transferred.
James W. Dickerson Badly wounded at Seven Pines May 30, 1862, and again at Sailors Creek April 7, 1865.
George S. Davidson Promoted to Captain and transferred.
Thomas F. Richardson Killed at Williamsburg.
Joseph L. Thompson
W. J. Folks
L. Clarke Leftwich Promoted to Major and transferred.
Wm. H. Blackwell
N. H. Hazelwood
Engaged in the following battles:
Bull Run, Va.; Yorktown, Va.; Williamsburg, Va; Seven Pines, Va.; Seven Days around Richmond, Va.; Fredericksburg, Va.; Gettysburg, Pa.; Plymouth, N.C.; Bermuda Hundred, Va.; Second Cold Harbor, Va.; Taylor's Farm, Va.; The Crater at Petersburg, Va.; on the lines at Petersburg, Va. from June, 1864 until April, 1865, last battle at Sailors Creek, on the retreat; escaped capture at Appomattox, and left our guns at Bent Creek, Va.
Killed, 20 — Wounded, 26
Erected by Old Dominion Chapter U.D.C. and friends.