1st Field Battery, Texas Light Artillery (Edgar's Battery)

HISTORICAL NOTES: Edgar's Battery, recruited in San Antonio, was organized in July, 1861. The unit participated in numerous conflicts in Louisiana. During the Red River Campaign its guns and 4 officers and 45 men were captured. After being exchanged it was placed in the 4th Artillery Battalion and was near Natchitoches when the department surrendered in June, 1865. FIELD OFFICERS: Captain William Edgar ASSIGNMENTS: Trans-Mississippi Department BATTLES: ROSTERS: Bibliography for Research:

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