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Watson Battery, Louisiana Artillery (Confederate)

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=== Brief History ===
Watson Light Artillery, organized at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, during the early fall of 1861. The company was converted to unit participated in Shiloh and Corinth and then served at Port Hudson as heavy artillery they until surrendered and were&nbsp;captured on July 9, 1863. After parole, the men joined a Mississippi battery and the unit was abolished. The men were exchanged, but the unit was not reorganized.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref><ref>Arthur W. Bergeron, Jr., ''Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865,'' (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1989), 36–37. {{WorldCat|45731931|At various libraries, WorldCat}} {{FHL|417262|item|disp=FHL Book 976.3 M2ba}}</ref><br>
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin ===
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