The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders.
Francis Trevelyan Miller, Ed.
Confederates of 1861.
At the birth of the Southern Army, when ‘Guards,’ ‘Grays,’ and ‘Rifles’ abounded—these are the ‘Pelican Rifles’ of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, later merged into the Seventh Louisiana Volunteers which suffered the heaviest loss of any Confederate regiment engaged in the fight at Port Republic, June 9, 1862.
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