The History of Benton's Bell Battery

Have you ever wondered how the confederate unit known as Benton’s Bell Battery, got it’s name? My boss continues to digitize our WPA collection and this was a recent upload. I didn’t know we had this!

https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-wpa%3A167

As a side note, written on the bottom of the last page is more proof that Stephen Girard planted the catalpa trees along Lover’s Lane!

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