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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]


Units N through O

Units P

  • Pointe Coupee Artillery, Louisiana (Confederate)
    Organized in November, 1861 with three companies. Consolidated into one company. It then joined the Army of Tennessee and was active in the Atlanta, Tennessee, and North Carolina Campaigns. Less than 25 men it surrendered on April 26, 1865.

Units R through Sp

Units St through T

  • Sumter Regiment, see 30th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Sumter Regiment)(Confederate)

Units U through Z

  • Washington Battalion, Louisiana Artillery (Confederate)
     Organized in 1838 and fought in the Mexican War. It then was known as the "Native American" Battery. Reogranized in 1852 as the Washington Artillery.Mustered into Confederate service on May 26, 1861 with five companies. A small number surrendered at West Point, Georgia, in mid-April, 1865.
  • Watson Battery, Louisiana Artillery (Confederate)
    Organized at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, during the early fall of 1861. The company was converted to heavy artillery and captured on July 9, 1863. The men were exchanged, but the unit was not reorganized


  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


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