Larkin Douglas Watson(1837 - 1910)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company D - enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant on 27 May 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant May 27, 1861; Captain November 16, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia May 31, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action in the leg, resulting in amputation, on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Resigned on account of disability September 17, 1863.
After the War:
By at least 1882 he was clerk of the Superior Court of Butts County, GA. He was also a bank cashier and a long-time resident of Jackson, GA.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951. Further details from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 03/15/1837 Place of Birth: Monroe, GA |
Death Date: 11/09/1910 Death Place: Jackson, GA Burial Place: Jackson City Cemetery, Jackson, GA
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/6th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9592]
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