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Brief History

"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit [1] .


Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in  a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles,companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.  However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

  • Company D – most men from Louisiana. Also known as Bridge's Louisiana Battery.[2]


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1 man on its roster for this unit. Possibly this unit did not complete its organization, and the man went to another unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment. This site uses Joseph H. Crute's book,Units of the Confederate States Army, as their main source for the regiment history. Family History Library book 973 M2crua, FHL Collection, WorldCat.
  • Footnote.com (A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).


References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).
  2. Arthur W. Bergeron, Jr., Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1989), 27–28. WorldCat 45731931 FHL Book 976.3 M2ba

 

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