1st Field Battery
(Edgar's Company, Light Artillery)

Edgar's Battery, recruited in San Antonio, was organized in July, 1861. The unit was assigned to the Trans-Mississippi Department and participated in numerous conflicts in Louisiana. During the Red River Campaign its guns and 4 officers and 45 men were captured. After being exchanged it was placed in the 4th Artillery Battalion and was near Natchitoches when the department surrendered in June, 1865. Captain William Edgar was in command.

Roster
(Surnames)

First Name Last Name Rank_In Rank_Out
R.B. Abathnot Private Private
L.C. Abba Private Private
George Adams Private Private
Jacob Adams Private Private
Robert Adams Private Private
A.T. Allen Private Private
Alfred Arandell Private Private
Alfred Arendell Private Private
A.J. Armstrong Private Private
Samuel Armstrong Private Private
Thomas Ashton Private Private
Dennis Barry Private Private
Phillip Barton Private Private
James W. Bates Private Private
Joseph W. Bates Private Private
J. M. Beckham Sergeant Sergeant
William Beets Private Private
Arthur T. Berks Private Private
Joseph Bertro Private Private
Henry Best Private Private
William Bittner Private Private
Jacob Bloomer Private Private
Jacob Blumer Private Private
Jacob Blummer Private Private
Patrick Boothe Private Private
Edward Bothwell Sergeant Private
William Boyle Private Private
Cornelius Bradley Private Private
J. J. Brawley Corporal Sergeant
B. G. Brown Private Private
Benjamin G. Brown Private Private
Leon Bruger Private Private
Arthur T. Burks Private Private
John I. H. Burnett Private Private
C. E. Button Private Corporal
Michael Callahan Corporal Corporal
Michael Callihan Corporal Corporal
E. L. Campton Private Private
John Carpenter Private Private
Thomas Carpenter Private Private
John Carrol Private Private
H. Carter Private Private
Daniel Clark Private Private
David Clark Private Private
Michael Clark Private Private
Thomas Clinton Private Private
J. Cochrain Private Private
Jeremiah Cochrane Private Private
Henry P. Coffman Private Bugler
Jacob Colburn Private Private
Jeremiah Collins Private Private
John M. Corbin Private Private
William Corbitt Private Corporal
Patrick Cosagrove Private Private
Patrick Cosgrove Private Private
Patrick Cosgure Private Private
Hugh Cragan Private Corporal
Hugh Cregan Private Corporal
William Culliton Private Private
M. Cunningham Private Private
John D. Daily Private Private
Clement Davis Private Private
Clemon Davis Private Private
Thomas R. Davis Private Private
J. F. Dawson Private Private
Joseph Dawson Private Private
W. W. Dawson Private Private
William W. Dawson Private Private
Nicholas Day Private Private
Lewis Derr Private Corporal
Larry Devlin Private Private
Lewis Dirr Private Corporal
George Dorain Private Private
George Dorein Private Private
Michael Dougherty Private Private
Edward Downey Private Private
Thomas Doyle Private Private
James Dremner Private Private
Leo Dreouitt Private Private
Leo Dreoutt Private Private
L. Dronett Private Private
S. Drouett Private Private
Leo Drouitt Private Private
William D. Drown Musician Bugler
James Drumm Private Private
Philip Dugan Private Private
Dennis Dunn Private Private
Jacob Dyerty Private Private
George Dykemitz Private Private
Jacob Dykevitz Private Private
Jacob Dykewitz Private Private
James Edgar Private Private
William Edgar Captain Captain
William Egerton Private Private
George R. Fanning Bugler Bugler
Charles Fields Private Private
Revaud K. Fields Private Sergeant
August Fisher Private Private
Richard Fitzgerald Private Artificer
Robert Fitzgerald Private Artificer
John M. Forrest Private Private
J.M. Forshay Private Private
John M. Forshay Private Private
John M. Forshey Private Private
Seamon Fraidrecason Private Private
William Francis Private Private
Seamon Frederickson Private Private
James Gillmore Private Private
B. G. Godberry Private Private
R. G. Godberry Private Private
B. G. Godbey Private Private
Benjamin G. Godby Private Private
Nicholas R. Going Private Second Lieutenant
W. S. Good First Lieutenant First Lieutenant
Horace Grace Second Lieutenant First Lieutenant
T. H. Greathouse Private Private
John D. Gumbes Musician First Lieutenant
J. D. Gumbs Musician First Lieutenant
Jacob Hacklar Private Private
John Hadley Private Private
Henry Hall Corporal Second Lieutenant
Henry Hall Private Private
Thomas Hall Private Private
Thomas Hall Private Private
William Hall Private Private
Michael Hannan Private Private
Cornelius Hanson Private Sergeant
Henry Harding Private Sergeant
Henry Harding Private Private
Peter Harmell Private Private
William Harmell Private Private
John T. Harmon Private Private
William Harrell Private Corporal
I.H. Hatter Private Private
Martin Healy Private Private
Jacob Hecklar Private Private
Jacob Heckler Private Private
Alexander Henderson Private Corporal
William Heufey Private Corporal
William Hollander Private Private
J.R. Hord Private Private
R.J. Hord Private Private
R.P. Hord Private Private
E.B. Howe Private Sergeant
E.C. Hungerford Private Private
John Hunter Private Private
Isham James Private Private
J. Jarvis Private Private
J. W. Jastine Private Private
Rufus Jemison Private Private
Rufus Jennison Private Private
William Johnson Private Private
J. C. Jones Private Private
J. W. Jones Private Private
John Jones Private Private
Joseph Jones Private Private
Josul Jordan Corporal Corporal
- Jourdan Corporal Corporal
J. W. Justine Private Private
Patrick Kane Private Private
Andrew Keenan Private Private
Thomas Kellar Private Private
Thomas Keller Private Private
David J. P. Kennedy Private Private
B. Keorps Private Private
Samuel Kerr First Sergeant Private
Samuel Kew First Sergeant Private
Lawrence King Private Private
Philip King Private Private
Christian Koch Private Private
Harry Lee Private Sergeant
Henry Lee Private Sergeant
Peter Lenard Private Private
Peter Leonard Private Private
Joseph Lesher Private Private
John Loftus Private Private
Frederick Luck Corporal Second Lieutenant
Michael Martin Private Private
James McCanna Private Private
Thomas McCarthy Private Private
George McColgan Private Private
John McCool Private Private
James McDaniels Private Private
Samuel McDaniels Private Private
G. W. McDonell Private Private
G. W. McDowell Private Private
Edward McEnen Private Private
Edward McEwen Private Private
William McGill Sergeant Sergeant
E. G. McGowan Private Private
Robert McHood Private Private
E. McKeown Private Private
James McLouley Corporal First Sergeant
J. McMahan Private Private
James McSoley Corporal First Sergeant
James McSorley Corporal First Sergeant
James McSouley Corporal First Sergeant
Robert McWood Private Private
Charles Miller Private Private
Jehu Mixon Private Private
John B. Montgomery Private Private
Henry Moore Private Private
John Moore Private Private
Henry Morris Private Private
Martin Murphy Private Private
William Murphy Private Private
Abner Musselman Private Private
Abraham Musselman Private Private
A. Mussleman Private Private
J. Q. Neel Private Private
R. L. Neil Private Private
R. Q. Neil Private Private
J. G. Neill Private Private
J. Q. Niell Private Private
Patrick Noland Private Private
George E. Northcut Private Private
Morris O'Conner Private Private
George H. Parker Private Private
Benjamin Pennel Private Private
Andrew Penuel Private Private
Thomas Phillip Private Private
Michael Pickett Private Private
Jules Pigeot Private Private
Julius Pigeot Private Private
John Portenn Private Private
L. A. Pratt Private Private
F. J. Pryor Private Private
Henry Rabbe Private Private
James M. Ransom Second Lieutenant First Lieutenant
J. M. Rawsan Second Lieutenant First Lieutenant
J. M. Rawson Second Lieutenant First Lieutenant
William Ray Private Private
Maurice Richter Private Private
Maurice Riechter Private Private
J. N. Rills Private Private
Edward Rine - -
John Rogan Private Corporal
Joseph Ross Private Artificer
Mathew Rossman Private Private
John Rowe Private Private
Edward Ryan - -
J. M. Salter Captain Captain
Frederick Sanders Private Private
C. J. Sands Private Sergeant
Charles Sands Private Sergeant
George H. Saw Private Private
August Schnabal Private Private
Philip Schraub Private Private
William Scofield Private Private
Bryan Sheehe Private Private
James Shelton Private Private
Timothy Sherrell Private Private
Timothy Shevel Private Private
Peter Shoemaker Private Private
A. G. Smith Private Private
Anthony Smith Private Private
C. T. Smith Private Private
Edward W. Smith Private Private
George W. Smith Private Private
Joseph Smith Private Private
Moran Smith Private Private
William H. Smith Private Private
John Spun Private Private
John Spurr Private Private
Newton Squire Second Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Samuel M. Stults Private Private
Samuel M. Stultz Private Private
Edward Sumpter Private Private
J. J. Swindle Private Private
Dennis Toomy Private Private
Dennis Tournay Private Private
Dennis Towmay Private Private
Edward VanDorp Private Private
Albert VonKeitzel Private Private
Albert VonKietzel Private Private
Martin Wagoner Private Private
John Walker Private Private
Thomas Walker Private Private
David Ward Private Private
William G. Ward Private Private
E. J. Warren Private Private
Phillip Waters Private Private
Phillip Watters Private Private
Charles Weidenaur Private Private
Charles Weidineur Private Private
Alexander Weir Private Private
James Welch Private Private
James Welsh Private Private
J. W. Whitley Farrier Private
J. M. Wicker Private Private
Charles Williams Private Private
Robert Williams Private Private
- Williamson Private Private
Mathew Wilson Private Sergeant
William H. Wilson Sergeant Private
Herman Wiltieu Private Private
Charles Young Private Private
Dorsey Young Private Private

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