Monthly Archives: March 2016

Donaldsonville Artillery (part 2)

This is the second of two articles devoted to the Donaldsonville Artillery Battery. Previously, I wrote about the unit itself and the part it played in the Battle of Fredericksburg (here). In this post, I shift my focus to the … Continue reading

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Donaldsonville Artillery (part 1)

The Donaldsonville Artillery Battery of Louisiana was formed on August 8, 1837. It was mustered into Confederate service in August 1861. Captain Victor Auguste Maurin was the battery commander. The battery participated in most of the engagements of the Army … Continue reading

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