Browne's Company, Tennessee Light Artillery

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Browne's Company, Tennessee Light Artillery

Brief History [edit | edit source]

"Formerly Captain H. Baker's Company - This battery was formed by the division of Captain George H. Monsarrat's Battery, "The Harding Artillery, into two companies, the exact date not known.  The Harding Artillery was organized at Nashville in 1861, soon moved to Mill Springs, Kentucky, where it was divided into two batteries.  One of these was Captain H. Baker's Company, known as Company 11, Tennessee Artillery Corps, and also as Company "A", Monsarrat's Tennessee Light Artillery Battalion. [1]


"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit. [2]

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Tennessee in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Tennessee in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Tennessee, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Lindsley, John B. The Military Annals of Tennessee: Confederate, First Series; Embracing a Review of Military Operations, with Regimental Histories and Memorial Rolls, Compiled from Original and Official Sources. 1886. Reprint. Spartanburg, South Carolina: Reprint Co., 1974. (Family History Library book 976.8 M2L.) Digital versions at Ancestry ($); Internet Archive.   Memorial rolls for Brown's Horse Artillery starts on page 876.  A brief history can be found on page 869.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Tennesseans in the Civil War, Captain W.R. Browne's Tennessee Light Artillery Company, (accessed 31 Dec 2011).
  2. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).