Avoyelles Confederates Bring the War Home : The Soldiers of Mouton?s 18th Louis
by Randy Decuir


Overview - Avoyelles Parish men formed several military units during the Civil War. They also made up a large portion of the 18th Louisiana Infantry Regiment. The 18th saw action in Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama before returning to Louisiana. They were one of regiments which made up General Mouton's Army during the Red River Campaign, which brought them right back to their home territory in Avoyelles Parish.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Avoyelles Parish men formed several military units during the Civil War. They also made up a large portion of the 18th Louisiana Infantry Regiment. The 18th saw action in Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama before returning to Louisiana. They were one of regiments which made up General Mouton's Army during the Red River Campaign, which brought them right back to their home territory in Avoyelles Parish. This book tells a little of their story as well as lists the soldiers from or with strong ties to Avoyelles who were in the 18th Regiment. Table of contents Cover Re-enactor Angelo Piazza orders his cannon fired near the exact moment of the 150th anniversary of its fall at Fort DeRussy on March 14, 2014 Historical markers mark the path of the 18th in Avoyelles Opening Pages List of Officers, Battles Section I History of 18th Louisiana Infantry New Orleans, Tennessee, Mississippi, South Louisiana Section II History of 18th Consolidated Regiment Organized at Simmesport Red River Campaign: From Fort DeRussy to Yellow Bayou Section III Avoyelles in the 18th Roster and portraits Final Pages List of Deaths During the war Avoyelles 18th soldiers who were killed or died while serving 18th Regt. Veterans alive in 1911 Avoyelles Parish Confederate census --- Battles of the 18th as 18th Louisiana Infantry 1861-1863 March 1, 1862: Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee River March 9-14: Purdy Expedition & Crump's detachment] April 6-7, 1862: Shiloh, Tennessee April -June 1862: Corinth Mississippi Campaign October 27, 1862: Georgia Landing, near Labadieville, LA January 14, 1863: Bayou Teche April 13-14, 1863: Fort Bisland November 18-21, 1863 Hog Point vs. gunboats & transports as 18th Consolidated 1864-1865 March-June 64: Battles: Red River Campaign April 8, 1864 Mansfield; April 9, 1864 Pleasant Hill; May 17, 1864 Mansura May 18, 1864 Yellow Bayou


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  • ISBN-13: 9781499299168
  • ISBN-10: 1499299168
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: April 2014
  • Page Count: 170
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.36 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds


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