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Louisiana Volunteers.


1st Louisiana Regiment Cavalry

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.

Defenses 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 Dept. West Mississippi, to February, 1865.

Separate Cavalry Brigade, District West Florida, to March, 1865.

1st Brigade, Lucas' Cavalry Division, Steele's Command, Military Division Dept. 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 Defenses 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.

Plain's Store May 21.

Siege of Port Hudson May [1213] 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 16.

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, Florida, February, 1865.

Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its defenses March 18-April 9.

March from Pensacola to Blakely, Ala., March 20-April 1.

College Hill, Florida, 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 Mount Pleasant April 11.

Duty in District of Alabama and in Dept. of the Gulf till December, 1865.

Mustered out December 18, 1865.


2nd Louisiana Regiment Cavalry

Organized at New Orleans, La., November 25, 1863, as 3rd Louisiana Infantry.

Attached to Defenses of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf.


Service.

Duty in the Defenses 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.


1st Louisiana Regiment Heavy Artillery (African Descent).

Organized at New Orleans, La., November 29, 1862.

Attached to Defenses of New Orleans and duty as Garrison Artillery till November, 1863.

Designation of Regiment changed to 1st Corps de Afrique Heavy Artillery November 19, 1863, which see.


1st Louisiana Battery Light Artillery (African Descent).

Organized at Hebron's Plantation, Miss., November 6, 1863.

Attached to 1st Brigade, U. S. Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, to April, 1864.

On duty at Goodrich Landing and Vicksburg till April, 1864.

Designation of Battery changed to Battery “C,” 2nd U. S. Colored Light Artillery, April 26, 1864, which see.


2nd Louisiana Battery Light Artillery (African Descent).

Organized at Black River Bridge, Miss., December 21, 1863.

Attached to Post of Vicksburg, Miss., District of Vicksburg, to March, 1864.

Post Goodrich Landing, District of Vicksburg, to April, 1864.

Designation of Battery changed to Battery “D,” 2nd U. S. Colored Light Artillery, April 26, 1864, which see.


3rd Louisiana Battery Light Artillery (African Descent).

Organized at Helena, Ark., December 1, 1863.

Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, and duty at Helena, Ark., till April, 1864.

Designation of Battery changed to Battery “E,” 2nd U. S. Colored Light Artillery, April 26, 1864, which see.


1st Louisiana Regiment Infantry.

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 Defenses 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 12-13.

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 Louisiana Regiment New Orleans Infantry.

Organized at New Orleans, La., March 6, 1864.

Attached to Defenses 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 Defenses of New Orleans and in District of La Fourche, Dept. of the Gulf, entire term.

Mustered out May, 1866.


2nd Louisiana Regiment Infantry.

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. [1214] 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 Defenses 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.


2nd Louisiana Regiment New Orleans Infantry.

Organization not completed.

Duty in the Defenses 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.


1st Louisiana Regiment Native Guard Infantry.

Organized at New Orleans, La., September 27, 1862.

Attached to Defenses of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1862.

Independent Command, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863.

Unattached, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1863.


Service.

Operations in La Fourche District October 24-November 6, 1862.

Capture of Donaldsonville October 25.

Action at Georgia Landing near Labadieville October 27.

Duty at Baton Rouge and in the District of La Fourche till May, 1863.

Advance on Port Hudson May 20-24.

Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9.

Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14.

Designation of Regiment changed to 1st Corps de Afrique June 6, 1863, which see.


2nd Louisiana Regiment Native Guard Infantry.

Organized at New Orleans, La., October 19, 1862.

Attached to Defenses of New Orleans to December, 1862.

Independent Command, Dept. Gulf, to January, 1863.

Defenses of New Orleans to June, 1863.


Service.

Operations in La Fourche District October 24-November 6, 1862.

Capture of Donaldsonville October 25.

Georgia Landing near Labadieville October 27.

Duty in La Fourche District and Defenses of New Orleans till January, 1863.

Garrison at Ship Island, Miss., January 9 to June, 1863.

East Pascagouga, Miss., April 9, 1863.

Designation of Regiment changed to 2nd Regiment, Corps de Afrique, June 6, 1863, which see.


3rd Louisiana Regiment Native Guard Infantry.

Organized at New Orleans, La., November 24, 1862.

Attached to Independent Command, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863.

Unattached, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1863.


Service.

Duty in the Defenses of New Orleans and District of La Fourche till May, 1863.

Advance on Port Hudson May 20-24.

Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9.

Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14.

Designation of Regiment changed to 3rd Regiment, Corps de Afrique, June 6, 1863, which see.


4th Louisiana Regiment Native Guard Infantry.

Organized at New Orleans, La., February 10, 1863.

Attached to 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to June, 1863.


Service.

Duty in the Defenses of New Orleans, La., till March, 1863, and at Baton Rouge, La., till May.

Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9.

Assaults on Port Hudson May 27, and June 14.

Designation of Regiment changed to 4th Regiment, Corps de Afrique, June 6, 1863.


5th Louisiana Regiment Infantry (African Descent).

Failed to complete organization.


6th Louisiana Regiment Infantry (African Descent).

Organized at New Orleans, La., for 60 days, July 4, 1863.

Duty at New Orleans.

Mustered out August 13, 1863.


7th Louisiana Regiment Infantry (African Descent).


Organized at New Orleans, La., for 60 days, July 10, 1863.

Duty at New Orleans.

Mustered out August 6, 1863.


Organized at Memphis, Tenn., Holly Springs, Miss., and Island No.10, Mo., December 1, 1863.

Attached to District of Vicksburg, Miss., to March, 1864.

Unattached, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., March, 1864.


Service.

Post duty at Vicksburg, Miss., till March, 1864.

(A Detachment near Memphis, Tenn.) Skirmish at Vidalia, La., February 7, 1864.

Designation of Regiment changed to 64th U. S. Colored Troops March 11, 1864, which see.


8th Louisiana Regiment Infantry (African Descent).

Organized at Lake Providence, La., May 5, 1863.

Attached to African Brigade, District of Northeast Louisiana. to July, 1863.

Post of Vicksburg, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to March, 1864.

2nd Brigade, 1st Division, United States Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, March, 1864.


Service.

Duty at Lake Providence, La., till July, 1863.

Post duty at Vicksburg, Miss., till March, 1864.

Expedition up Yazoo River February 1-March 8, 1864.

Liverpool Heights February 4.

Capture of Yazoo City February 4.

Satartia February 7.

Occupation of Yazoo City February 9-March 6.

Skirmish Yazoo City March 5.

Designation of Regiment changed to 47th U. S. Colored Troops March 11, 1864, which see.


9th Louisiana Regiment Infantry (African Descent).

Organized at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1, 1863.

Attached to African Brigade, District of Northeast Louisiana, May to July, 1863.

Post of Vicksburg, Miss., to September, 1863.


Service.

Duty at Milliken's Bend, La., till July, 1863.

Action at Milliken's Bend and Young's Point, La., June 6-7.

Battle at Milliken's Bend June 25.

Duty at Vicksburg, Miss., till September.

Designation of Regiment changed to 1st Mississippi Heavy Artillery, African Descent, September 26, 1863, which see.

Re-organized at Vicksburg, Miss., and Memphis, Tenn., August 7, 1863, to January 17, 1864.

Attached to Post of Vicksburg, Miss., to January, 1864, and to Post of Natchez, Miss., to March, 1864.

(A detachment at Memphis, Tenn., attached to 5th Division, 16th Army Corps.) Designation of Regiment changed to 63rd U. S. Colored Troops March 11, 1864, which see.


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10th Louisiana Regiment Infantry (African Descent).

Organized at Lake Providence and Goodrich Landing, La., May 6 to August 8, 1863.

Attached to Post of Goodrich Landing, La., District Northeast Louisiana, to January, 1864.

1st Brigade, U. S. Colored Troops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to March, 1864.


Service.

Duty at Lake Providence and Goodrich Landing, La., till January, 1864.

Tensas Bayou May 9 and August 10, 1863.

Duty at Vicksburg, Miss., till March, 1864.

Designation of Regiment changed to 48th U. S. Colored Troops March 11, 1864, which see.


11th Louisiana Regiment Infantry (African Descent).

Organized at Milliken's Bend, La., May 23 to August 22, 1863.

Attached to African Brigade, District of Northeast Louisiana, to July, 1863.

Post Goodrich Landing, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to January, 1864.

1st Brigade, U. S. Colored Troops, District Vicksburg, to March, 1864.


Service.

Duty at Milliken's Bend till January, 1864.

Action at Milliken's Bend June 7.

Post duty at Vicksburg, Miss., January to March, 1864.

Expedition to Waterproof January 29-February 23.

Waterproof February 14-15.

Designation of Regiment changed to 49th U. S. Colored Troops March 11, 1864, which see.


12th Louisiana Regiment Infantry (African Descent).

Organized May to July, 1863.

Attached to African Brigade, District Northeast Louisiana, to July, 1863.

Post of Vicksburg, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to March, 1864.

Duty at Milliken's Bend and Vicksburg till March, 1864.

Designation of Regiment changed to 50th U. S. Colored Troops March 11, 1864, which see.

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Natchitoches (Louisiana, United States) (3)
Mansura (Louisiana, United States) (3)
Labadieville (Louisiana, United States) (3)
Grand Coteau (Louisiana, United States) (3)
Atchafalaya River (Louisiana, United States) (3)
Yellow Bayou (Louisiana, United States) (2)
Yazoo City (Mississippi, United States) (2)
Livonia (Louisiana, United States) (2)
Irish Bend (Louisiana, United States) (2)
Indian Bend (Louisiana, United States) (2)
Helena, Ark. (Arkansas, United States) (2)
Grand Ecore (Louisiana, United States) (2)
Comite River, La. (Louisiana, United States) (2)
Carrion Crow Bayou (Louisiana, United States) (2)
Blakely (Alabama, United States) (2)
Bayou La Fourche (Louisiana, United States) (2)
Bayou Bourbeau (Louisiana, United States) (2)
Baton Rouge (Louisiana, United States) (2)
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