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The information in the lists of Louisiana Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site. That web site also can be searched by the name of a soldier. Information also found in Arthur W. Beregeron, Jr.'s Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865. [1]

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Fourth Units

Units 5th through 8th

  • 6th Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry (Confederate)
    6th Cavalry Regiment was assembled near Minden, Louisiana, in January, 1864. In March, 1865, the regiment was patrolling along the west bank of the Mississippi River, then disbanded.
  • 7th Battalion, Louisiana Infantry (Confederate)
    7th Infantry Battalion [also called St.Paul's Foot Rifles] was organized before the war and entered Confederate service during the summer of 1861.The four serving in the West disbanded during August, 1862.
  • 7th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Confederate)
    7th Infantry Regiment [also called the Pelican Regiment] was organized in May, 1861, and entered Confederate service at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in June. It surrendered with no officers and 42 men.
  • 8th Battalion, Louisiana Heavy Artillery (Confederate)
    8th Artillery Battalion was organized during the early spring of 1862 with men from the New Orleans area. The battalion served at Forts Gaines and Morgan, and in August, 1864, most were captured. The unit no longer existed.

Units 9th through 12th

  • 9th Battalion, Louisiana Infantry (Confederate)
    9th Infantry Battalion [also called 17th Battalion] was formed at Camp Moore, Louisiana, during March, 1862.The unit was captured in the fight for Port Hudson. After being exchanged, it was not reorganized.
  • 11th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Confederate)
    11th Infantry Regiment was organized at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in July, 1861.
    Many of its members were transferred to the 13th and 20th Louisiana Infantry Regiments, and the 14th (Austin's) Louisiana Battalion Sharpshooters.
  • 12th Battalion, Louisiana Heavy Artillery (Confederate)
    12th Battalion Heavy Artillery originated as the 8th Infantry Battalion May 1862 in Yorktown, Virginia, and was made up of units from three states. The companies disbanded after the surrender at Port Hudson. Late in 1863, 117 men reorganized as an independent unit under Captain W. Norris Coffin. The battalion surrendered on May 8, 1865. [2]

Units 13th through 16th

  • 13th Battalion, Louisiana Partisan Rangers(Confederate)
    13th Cavalry Battalion [also called 13th Battalion Partisan Rangers] was organized during the spring of 1862. The unit skirmished in Louisiana until the winter 1863-1864 when it merged into Pargoud's 3rd Louisiana Cavalry Regiment.
  • 13th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry
    13th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in August, 1861, at Camp Moore,Louisiana. Surrendered with the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana.
  • 15th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Confederate)
    15th Infantry Regiment [also called 2nd Regiment Polish Brigade] was organized near Richmond, Virginia, in July, 1862, by consolidating the 3rd and part of the 7th Louisiana Infantry Battalions. When the unit surrendered, only 2 officers and 17 men were present.

Units 17th through 22nd

  • 19th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Confederate)
    19th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in October, 1861, at Camp Moore, Louisiana. It had 201 fit for duty in November, 1864 and surrendered with the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana.
  • 20th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Confederate)
    20th Infantry Regiment [often times called the Lovell Regiment] was assembled and mustered into Confederate service at Camp Lewis, Louisiana, in February, 1862. The 20th had 59 effectives in November, 1864 and surrendered with the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana.
  1. Arthur W. Bergeron, Jr., Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1989) WorldCat 45731931 FHL Book 976.3 M2ba
  2. Arthur W. Bergeron, Jr. Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865. Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1989, pp.8–9.

 

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