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: |
Col. Jesse M. Williams
|Map Showing this Unit:|
Detail Map #1: Hookers I Corps' Sweeps Down the Pike
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
This Regiment's Chain of Command:
Army - Army of Northern Virginia
Corps - Jackson's Command
Division - Jackson's Division
Brigade - Starke's Brigade
History of the Unit:
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.
References, Sources, and other 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.
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