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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Larkin Douglas Watson

(1837 - 1910)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action in the leg, resulting in amputation, on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Ranger951. Further details from family genealogists.

Birth

03/15/1837; Monroe, GA

Death

11/09/1910 Jackson, GA; burial in Jackson City Cemetery, Jackson, GA

Notes

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]