Bergeron, Arthur W(illiam), Jr.
BERGERON, Arthur W(illiam), Jr.
BERGERON, Arthur W(illiam), Jr. American, b. 1946. Genres: History, Local history/Rural topics, Military/Defense/Arms control. Career: Louisiana State Archives, head of archives section, 1977-81; Louisiana Office of State Parks, Baton Rouge, curator of Port Hudson State Commemorative Area, 1981-86, historian, 1987-96. Pamplin Historical Park, Petersburg, VA, historian, 1996-; Louisiana State University, visiting assistant professor, summers, 1980 and 1987. Consultant to Louisiana Office of Historic Preservation for Historical Markers and National Register of Historic Places, both 1977-, and to Coastal Environments, Inc., 1989-; has conducted historical research for organizations; commentator and public speaker to genealogical and historical associations. Publications: Calendar of Documents of the Opelousas Post, 1764-1789, 1979; Reminiscences of Uncle Silas: A History of the Eighteenth Louisiana Infantry, 1981; (with L.L. Hewitt) Post Hospital Ledger, Port Hudson, Louisiana, 1862-1863, 1981; Civil War Records at the Louisiana State Archives, 1981; (with Hewitt) Miles' Louisiana Legion: A History and Roster, 1984; (with Hewitt) Boone's Louisiana Battery: A History and Roster, 1986; Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units, 18611865, 1989; Confederate Mobile, 1861-1865, 1991; The Civil War Reminiscences of Major Silas T. Grisamore, Confederate States Army, 1993; Tudor Hall: The Boisseau Family Farm, 1998. Contributor to book. Contributor of Contributor to historical journals; associate editor, Dictionary of Louisiana Biography, 1983-88.