Louisiana Civil War Confederate Cavalry Units

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  • 2nd Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry (Confederate)
    2nd Calvary Regiment [also called the 33rd Regiment Partisan Rangers] was formed in September 1862 near Donaldsville. Some men were paroled at Natchitoches, while others surrendered at Opelousas and Washington, Louisiana.
  • 2nd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Confederate)
    2nd Infantry Regiment [also called Louisiana Zouaves] was formed at Camp Moore in Tangipahoa, Louisiana, during the spring of 1861. Only 3 officers and 41 men surrendered in April, 1865.
  • 3rd Louisiana Brigade(Confederate)
    3rd (Harrison's) Cavalry Regiment was organized during the winter of 1863-1864. Later it skirmished in various conflicts and disbanded in May, 1865.
  • 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.
  • Harrison's Regiment, Louisiana (Confederate)
    15th Cavalry Battalion was organized during the winter of 1862-1863. The unit served in the District of Western Louisiana but was soon broken up. Some of the men served in Harrison's 3rd Louisiana Cavalry Regiment.