The Richmond Howitzers is a
military unit formed in Richmond not
long after John Brown's raid on
Harpers Ferry late in 1859.
During the American Civil War
(1861–1865), three companies organized as the Richmond Howitzer Battalion and served
in most of the campaigns of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. The Howitzers
reorganized in 1871 and saw active duty during both World War I (1914–1918) and World
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