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Louisiana (US):

 

s. auch *Colored Troops

 

a. allgemeines:

 

b. Infantry:

 

1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at New Orleans, La., July 30, 1862. Attached to Weitzel's Reserve Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. Grover's Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 1st Bri­gade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, to October, 1863. District of La Fourche to February, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, to June, 1864. District of La Fourche, Dept. Gulf, to Au­gust, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to November, 1864. District of La Fourche to July, 1865.


Service:

Duty in the Defences of New Orleans and District of La Fourche till January, 1863, and at Baton Rouge till March. Opera­tions against Port Hudson March 7-27. Moved to Donaldsonville March 26, thence to Brashear City. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Porter's and McWilliams' Plantations, Indian Bend, April 13. Irish Bend April 14. Mo­ved to Franklin April 15. Bayou Vermillion April 17. Expedition to Breux Bridge and Opelousas April 17-21. Moved to New Iberia April 25; to Washington May 6, thence to Brashear City May 11-27, and to Port Hudson May 28. Siege of Port Hudson May 30-July 9. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Cox's Plantation, near Donaldsonville, Bayou La Fourche, July 12-18. Duty at Donaldsonville and in District of La Fourche till March, 1864. Red River Campaign March 25-May 22. Monett's Bluff, Cane River Crossing, April 23. At Alexandria April 27-May 13. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Retreat to Morganza April 13-20. Mansura May 16. At Morganza till June. Expedition to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 5. Livonia May 31. In District of La Fourche till Septem­ber. Ordered to Morganza September 2, and duty there till February, 1865. At Donaldsonville and in the District of La Fourche till July. Mustered out July 12, 1865.

 

 

1st Regiment, New Orleans Infantry, Louisiana:

 

Overview:

Organized at New Orleans, La., March 6, 1864. Attached to Defences of New Orleans to April, 1865. District of La Fourche and Dept. of the Gulf to May, 1866.


Service:

Garrison and guard duty in the Defences of New Orleans and in District of La Fourche, Dept. of the Gulf, entire term. Mustered out May, 1866.

 

 

2nd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry:

s. Corporal Jean J. *Beaufort

 

Overview:

Organized at New Orleans, La., September 29, 1862. Attached to Grover's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to May, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to July, 1863. District of Ba­ton Rouge, La., to September, 1863. Unattached, Cavalry Division, Dept. Gulf, to November, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. Gulf, to August, 1864. District of Port Hudson, La., to Sep­tember, 1864. District of Baton Rouge, La., to April, 1865. Provisional Brigade, District of Baton Rouge, La., Dept. Gulf, to Septem­ber. 1865.

 

Service:

Duty in the Defences of New Orleans, La., till January, 1863. Moved to Baton Rouge, La., January 13-14, and duty there till May. Reconnoissance to False River March 19. Reconnoissance from Baton Rouge May 13. Advance on Port Hudson May 14-24. Operati­ons about Monett's Plantation and on Bayou Sara Road May 18-19. Action at Plain's Store May 21. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-Ju­ly 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Cox's Plantation, Donaldsonville, July 12-13. Moved to Baton Rouge and duty there till September 2. Sabine Pass Expedition September 2-11. Regiment mounted September, 1863. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Washington October 24 and 31. Bayou Bourbeaux November 3. Grand Coteau, Carrion Crow Bayou, November 3. Vermillion Bayou November 12. Camp Pratt November 20. Bayou Portage November 23. At New Iberia till December and at New Orleans and Franklin till March, 1864. Expedition to Madisonville January 3 (Co. "D"). Red River Campaign March 14-May 20. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Bayou Rapides March 20. Henderson's Hill March 21. Monett's Ferry and Cloutiersville March 29-30. Natchitoches March 31. Crump's Hill April 2. Wilson's Plantation near Pleasant Hill April 7. Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Grand Ecore April 16. Natchitoches April 22. About Cloutiersville and Cane River Crossing April 22-24. At Alexandria April 28-May 13. Retreat to Morganza April 13-20. Avoyelle's Prairie and Mansura May 15-16. Yellow Bayou May 18-19. At Morganza till June. At New Orleans till August. At Baton Rouge till July, 1865, and at New Orleans till September. Mustered out September 11, 1865.

 

Medal of Honor: Corporal Jean J. *Beaufort

 

 

2nd Regiment, New Orleans Infantry, Louisiana:

 

Overview:

Organization not completed. Duty in the Defences of New Orleans, La., till August, 1864. Operations in Calcasseu Pass May 6-10, 1864. Disbanded August 4, 1864, and transferred to 1st New Orleans Infantry.

 

 

5th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry:

 

Overview:

Failed to complete organization.

 

 

6th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Colored):

s. Colored Troops

 

 

7th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Colored):

s. Colored Troops

 

 

8th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Colored):

s. Colored Troops

 

Literatur:

- Cornwell, David (8th Illinois and 9th Louisiana): The Cornwell Chronicles: Tales of an American Life on the Erie Canal, Building Chicago, in the Volunteer Civil War Western Army, on the Farm, in a Country Store Heritage Books); 301 pp; Maps; Index; Illustrati­ons. Edited by John Wearmouth. Cornwell enlisted in the 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry and served 3 years in the 9th Louisiana In­fantry Regiment (African Descent) as First Lieutenant, recruiting and training black soldiers. Lots of genealogical details.

 

 

9th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Colored):

s. Lt. David *Cornwell

 

Literatur:

- Cornwell, David (8th Illinois and 9th Louisiana): The Cornwell Chronicles: Tales of an American Life on the Erie Canal, Building Chicago, in the Volunteer Civil War Western Army, on the Farm, in a Country Store Heritage Books); 301 pp; Maps; Index; Illustrati­ons. Edited by John Wearmouth. Cornwell enlisted in the 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry and served 3 years in the 9th Louisiana In­fantry Regiment (African Descent) as First Lieutenant, recruiting and training black soldiers. Lots of genealogical details.

 

 

10th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Colored):

s. Colored Troops

 

 

11th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Colored):

US-Coloured Troops; eingesetzt bei Milliken's Bend während Grant's Vicksburg Campaign am 7.6.1863, wobei die Einheit schreckli­che Verluste erlitt (vgl. Bearss, Edwin: Vorwort zu: Weaver, C. P. (ed.): Thank God my Regiment is an African One: The Civil War Diary of Colonel Nathan W. Daniels (Louisiana State University Press, 1998; Taschenbuchausgabe 2000); Bibliothek Ref MilAmeri­k131, S. x).

 

 

12th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Colored):

s. Colored Troops

 

 

Headquarters Troops, Department of the Gulf, Louisiana:

 

Overview:

"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.

 

 

 

c. Cavalry:

 

1st Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry:

s. Pvt Thomas *Riley (Co D)

 

Overview:

Organized at New Orleans, La., August, 1862. Attached to Weitzel's Reserve Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. Unassi­gned, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to May, 1863. Cavalry Command, 19th Army Corps, to August, 1863. Defences of New Orleans, La., to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. Gulf, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1864. Separate Cavalry Brigade, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to August, 1864. Morganza, La., to December, 1864. Separate Cavalry Brigade, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. Separate Cavalry Brigade, District West Florida, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, Lucas' Cavalry Division, Steele's Command, Military Division West Mississippi, to April, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1865. Dept. of the Gulf to December, 1865.


Service:

Duty in the Defences of New Orleans, La., till October, 1862. Operations in District of La Fourche October 24-November 6. Capture of Donaldsonville October 25. Georgia Landing, near Labadieville, October 27. Engagement on Bayou Teche and capture of Gunboat "Cotton" January 14, 1863. Skirmish at Indian Village January 28. Operations on Bayou Plaquemine and the Atchafalaya River February 12-28. Operations against Port Hudson March 7-27. Skirmish, Brashear City, March 18. Operations in Western Loui­siana April 9-May 4. Teche Campaign April 10-20. Pattersonville April 11. Fort Bisland, Bayou Teche, April 12-13. Porter's and McWilliams' Plantations, Indian Bend, April 13. Irish Bend April 14. Jeanerette April 14. Vermillion Bayou April 17. Expedition to Breaux Bridge and Opelousas April 17-21. Occupation of Opelousas and Washington April 20. Expedition from Opelousas to Barre Landing April 21-26 (Co. "F"). Skirmishes at Bayou Boeuf and near Washington April 22 (Co. "F"). Near Washington May 1. Recon­noissance from Baton Rouge May 2 (1 Co.). Scouts from Merritt's Plantation on Clinton Road May 14. Boyce's Bridge, Cotile Lan­ding, May 14. Advance on Port Hudson May 16-24. Operations about Merritt's Plantation and on Bayou Sara Road May 18-19. Near Cheyneyville May 18 and 20. Plains Store May 21. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9. Assault on Port Hudson May 27. Expediti­on to Clinton June 3-8. Pretty Creek, near Clinton, June 3. La Fourche Crossing June 20-21. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Enga­gement, Bayou La Fourche, near Donaldsonville, July 12-13. Moved to Thibodeaux August 2. Affair at Thibodeaux August 29-30. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Bayou Vermillion October 9-10. Grand Coteau October 16 and 19. Washing­ton October 24 and 31. Opelousas October 30. Bayou Bourbeaux, Buzzard's Prairie, near Grand Coteau, November 2. Carrion Crow Bayou November 3. Vermillion Bayou November 8. Camp Pratt November 20. At New Iberia till December and at New Orleans and Franklin till March, 1864. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Marksville Prairie March 15. Monett's Ferry, Cloutiersville, March 29-30. Natchitoches March 31. Crump's Plantation April 2. Wilson's Farm, near Pleasant Hill, April 7. Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Grand Ecore April 16. About Cloutiersville and Cane River Crossing April 22-24. At Alexandria April 27-May 13. Retreat to Morganza April 13-20. Avoyelle's Prairie May 15. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18-19. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 5. Livonia May 30. Duty at Morganza till November. (A detachment there till Janua­ry, 1865.) Expedition to Clinton August 23-29. Olive Branch and Comite River August 25. Operations about Morganza September 16-25. Williamsport September l6. Moved to Baton Rouge November 19 and duty there till January, 1865. (Co. "K" detached in Dis­trict of La Fourche till May, 1865. Expedition from Thibodeaux to Lake Veret and Bayou Planton January 30-31, 1865 (Co. "K"). Lake Veret January 30 (Co. "K"). Expedition to Lake Veret February 10-13 (Co. "K"). Scout from Bayou Boeuf to Bayou Chemise March 24. Expedition from Bayou Boeuf and Thibodeaux to Lake Veret, Grand Bayou and the Park April 2-10 (Co. "K"). Grand Bayou May 4. Expedition from Bayou Boeuf to Bayou De Large May 25-27.) Regiment, Davidson's Expedition from Baton Rouge against Mobile & Ohio Railroad November 27-December 13. Expedition from Morganza to Morgan's Ferry December 13-14 (De­tachment). Moved to Barrancas, Fla., February, 1865. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its defences March 18-April 9. March from Pensacola to Blakely. Ala., March 20-April 1. College Hill, Fla., March 21. Pine Barren Creek March 23. Canoe Creek March 25. Mitchell's Creek March 25. Pollard, Ala., March 26. Siege of Fort Blakely April 1-9. Expedition from Blakely to Claiborne April 9-17. Near Mt. Pleasant April 11. Duty in District of Alabama and in Dept. of the Gulf till December, 1865. Mustered out December 18, 1865.

 

Medal of Honor: Pvt Thomas *Riley

 

 

1st Battalion, Louisiana Cavalry Scouts:

 

Overview:

"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.

 

 

2nd Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry:

s. Pvt August *Dorley

 

Overview:

Organized at New Orleans, La., November 25, 1863, as 3rd Louisiana Infantry. Attached to Defences of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf.

Service:

Duty in the Defences of New Orleans, La., at Brashear City, Baton Rouge and Port Hudson, La., till September, 1864. Skirmish at Spanish Hill, La., April 2, 1864. Bayou Boeuf May 7. Wilson's Landing May 14. Expedition to Clinton August 23-29. Skirmishes at Olive Branch, Comite River and Clinton August 25. Consolidated with 1st Louisiana Cavalry September 7, 1864.

 

Medal of Honor: Pvt August Dorley

 

 

 

 

d. Artillery:

 

1st Louisiana Regiment Heavy Artillery (African Descent):

s. Colored Troops

 

 

1st Louisiana Battery Light Artillery (African Descent):

s. Colored Troops

 

 

2nd Louisiana Battery Light Artillery (African Descent):

s. Colored Troops

 

 

3rd Louisiana Battery Light Artillery (African Descent):

s. Colored Troops

 

 

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