|1st Louisiana Regiment Heavy Artillery (African Descent)|
|Country||United States of America|
|Branch||Union Army, American Civil War|
|Garrison/HQ||New Orleans, Louisiana|
The 1st Louisiana Regiment Heavy Artillery (African Descent) was an artillery regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War that served in the New Orleans defenses. The unit was organized in New Orleans in November 1862.
Corps de Afrique
The designation was changed to 1st Corps de Afrique Heavy Artillery in November 1863.
United States Colored Troops
The unit was designated the 7th Regiment Heavy Artillery on April 4, 1864, and 10th Regiment Heavy Artillery May 21, 1864. Members mustered out on February 22, 1867.
- Dyer, Frederick Henry (1908). Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories. New York: T. Yoseloff. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A2001.05.0146%3Achapter%3D16%3Aregiment%3DLA1HvArtillery.
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