|2nd Louisiana Regiment Infantry|
|Active||September 29, 1862 – September 11, 1865|
|Country||United States of America|
|Branch||Union Army, American Civil War|
2nd Sabine Pass
Red River Campaign
Cane RIver Crossing
|Commander||Col. Charles Jackson Paine|
Service[edit | edit source]
The regiment was organized in New Orleans in September 1862 and then moved to Baton Rouge in January 1863. The unit participated in the Siege of Port Hudson beginning with action in May of 1863 and culminating with the surrender of the Confederate garrison on July 9, 1863. The regiment fought in the Second Battle of Sabine Pass on September 8, 1863.
In 1864, the regiment fought in the Red River Campaign between March and May and then returned to New Orleans in August. The unit was in Baton Rouge or New Orleans until it mustered out on September 11, 1865.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- 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%3DLA2.
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