From The Greensborough Patriot
March 6, 1862 – Pg. 2
are pleased to learn that Capt. H. B. Watson, of Johnston, has been commissioned by the
Governor, Colonel Commandant of a camp of instruction for the Militia. Maj. W. has seen service in the old United
States Army. He was a Lieutenant in the
Mexican war and was brevetted a Captain by President Polk for efficient and
distinguished services at three important points during that war.—He will make an
excellent officer in his new position.—Raleigh State Journal.