who married Judge Henry D. Ogden; (5) Eliza, who married John R. Conway, and (6) Camille, who died in youth.
Eugene Waggaman was educated at Mount St. Mary's College, Maryland, and graduated from there as valedictorian of the class of 1846.
Returning to this State from school, he took charge of his mother's and his own sugar plantation in Jefferson Parish, and at the age of twenty-five years married Miss Felicie Sauve, the daughter of Pierre Sauve, of the same parish.
During the years 1858-59 he was a member of the State Legislature which called the Constitutional Convention.
In the next year the war had come.
With the martial blood of his ancestors tingling in his veins, he at once prepared for the fight.
He raised in his own parish a company of cavalry known as the Jefferson Chasseurs.
These were the young men of the plantations, accustomed to the saddle from infancy and perfect masters of their animals.
Being chosen their captain, he went on to Montgomery, the seat of t