Washington Artillery Benevolent Association
Artillery Benevolent Association was formed in 2008 as a 501 ( c ) 3 nonprofit
corporation exclusively for charitable, educational, and literary purposes. The
purpose of WABA is to perpetuate and disseminate the history and traditions of
the Washington Artillery of New Orleans and to collect documents and artifacts
relating to the unit.
currently funds the web site
www.washingtonartillery.com but will soon publish a new book,
Origin of the Confederate Battle Flag.
will provide a wealth of previously unpublished information on the Washington
Artillery. WABA invites the guests of
to enjoy this web site's free historical and research data.
However, these ventures could not have been fulfilled without the proper
investment of time and money. Both the incorporation of the organization and its
initial projects were accomplished through volunteer work and donations. Since
the introduction of the internet web site on the history of the Washington
Artillery in 2006, over four million guests have visited the web site. If a one
dollar donation had been given by each guest visiting the site, WABA would have
an incredible endowment for future charitable, educational and literary
Donations to this organization are tax deductible and will help maintain its
web sites as well as future charitable, educational and literary projects that
benefit Memorial Hall Civil War Museum in New Orleans and the active battalion
of the Louisiana National Guard, the 141st Field Artillery, Washington Artillery
of New Orleans.
Please consider a donation to this organization by clicking on the donate button
here or on the home page.