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Confederate Regiment

2nd Louisiana Infantry

"Louisiana Zouaves"
Organized: New Orleans, LA; mustered in 5/11/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Appomattox Courthouse, VA 4/9/1865

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  Col. Jesse M. Williams

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command
  Division - Jackson's Division
  Brigade - Starke's Brigade


Unit history

The regiment was formed at Camp Walker at New Orleans, Louisiana, during the spring of 1861 with men from De Soto, Natchitoches, Lincoln, St. Landry, Claiborne, Rapides, and Caddo parishes. The unit fought with the Army of Northern Virginia for most of the War.

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #314: Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 4 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM
Tablet #381: Jackson's Division, Jackson's Command - 16 Sep, 4 PM to 16 Sep, 7 PM
Tablet #375: Starke's Brigade, Jackson's Division - 16 Sep, 6 PM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #315: Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #382: Jackson's Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #382, cont: Jackson's Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM

References & Notes

Source: Sifakis, Stewart, The Compendium of the Confederate Armies, Louisiana, Facts on File, 1995 - extracted online on the Acadians in Gray website by Steven A. Cormier.

We have 28 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
ASgtKearney, Samuel KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ACorpKenney, P. H.MIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BPvtHickman, John WebsterWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BLtHobart, William Henry HarrisonMWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BPvtJarreau, Auguste WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BPvtLanier, J. B.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BLtSwan, M. V. B.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CSgtFerry, William H.WIA/POW   09/17     We have some details for this person
CSgtFrist, William WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtGoldsby, P. R.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtMcGirk, James KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtDurham, William T.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtElam, John W.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtFoster, Jacob FlavelPOW   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtGreening, S. W.POW   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtPhifer, T. H.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtGarrety, W. WIA/POW   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtGauthier, Gerand         We have some details for this person
EPvtMayeux, Octave AWOL   09/17     We have some details for this person
FPvtJemerson, William J.KIA   09/18     We have some details for this person
FLtMcBride, James H.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GSgtMcCauley, Joshua SaxtonWIA/POW   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtDavis, W. B.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtFortson, W. P.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtOld, B. O.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
KSgtDavis, A. B. C.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F&SColWilliams, Jesse Milton        We have some details for this person
UnkPvtClay, William Died   00/00

 

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