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Landry's Company, Louisiana Artillery (Donaldsonville Artillery)

Donaldsonville Light Artillery was organized during the late summer of 1861 in Ascension Parish, Louisiana. It was soon ordered to Virginia and after serving under Longstreet was assigned to C. Richardson's Battalion of Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia. The unit fought with the army from Williamsburg to Cold Harbor, then was active in the Petersburg siege and the Appomattox Campaign. The company lost 1 killed and 3 wounded at Gaines' Mill and Frayser's Farm, had 1 killed and 6 wounded at Fredericksburg, and 2 wounded out of the 114 engaged at Gettysburg. It totalled 90 men in April, 1864, and surrendered with 4 officers, 64 men, and 4 servants. Captains Victor Maurin and R. Prosper Landry were in command.
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