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Louisiana 10th Infantry (Confederate)

07 Apr 1862

05 May 1862

Participated in the Battle of Williamsburg at York County, Virginia; James City County, Virginia; Williamsburg, VIrginia.

The Battle of Williamsburg
The Battle of Williamsburg

Following the Confederate withdrawal from their Yorktown position, Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan was not prepared to mount an immediate pursuit with his entire force from the siege lines he had occupied for nearly a month. Initially, he was able to send forward only a portion of his army, led by the Third Corps of Samuel P. Heitzelman, to follow Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Confederates. Heitzelman's divisions, led by Brig. Gens. Joseph Hooker and Phil Kearny, made contact with Johnston's army four miles sout… Read More

31 May 1862

Participated in the Battle of Seven Pines at Henrico County, Virginia.

The Battle of Seven Pines
The Battle of Seven Pines

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01 Jul 1862

Participated in the Battle of Malvern Hill at Henrico County, Virginia.

The Battle of Malvern Hill
The Battle of Malvern Hill

On June 30th, the retreating Federal Army of the Potomac finally stopped at the James River at the end of seven days of fighting outside of Richmond. Read More

09 Aug 1862

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General William E. Starke.

Brigadier General William E. Starke

09 Aug 1862

Assigned to the Division led by Major General A.P. Hill.

Major General A.P. Hill

09 Aug 1862

Participated in the Battle of Cedar Mountain at Culpepper County, Virginia.

The Battle of Cedar Mountain
The Battle of Cedar Mountain

Maj. Gen. John Pope was placed in command of the newly-constituted Army of Virginia on June 26th. Pope's orders were to defend Washington DC and Union-held northern Virginia while the Army of the Potomac under Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan battled Robert E. Lee outside of Richmond.  When McClellan was defeated at the end of the Seven Days battles less than a week later, Lee turned his attention north toward Pope while McClellan regrouped his army. Pope's three army corps were arrayed in a line from th… Read More

28 Aug 1862

Assigned to the Regiment led by Lieutenant Colonel William Spencer.

Lieutenant Colonel William Spencer

28 Aug 1862

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General William E. Starke, and Colonel Leroy A. Stafford.

Brigadier General William E. Starke

Colonel Leroy A. Stafford

28 Aug 1862

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General William B. Taliaferro, and Brigadier General William E. Starke.

Brigadier General William B. Taliaferro

Brigadier General William E. Starke

28 Aug 1862

Assigned to the Regiment led by Lieutenant Colonel William Spencer.

Lieutenant Colonel William Spencer

28 Aug 1862

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General William B. Taliaferro.

Brigadier General William B. Taliaferro

28 Aug 1862

Participated in the Battle of Second Bull Run at Prince William County, Virginia.

The Battle of Second Bull Run
The Battle of Second Bull Run

After the early summer collapse of the Union Peninsula Campaign offensive to capture Richmond, Robert E. Lee sought to move his army north and threaten Washington DC before Union forces could regroup. Read More

01 Sep 1862

Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel Leroy A. Stafford.

01 Sep 1862

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General William E. Starke.

Brigadier General William E. Starke

01 Sep 1862

Participated in the Battle of Chantilly at Fairfax Co, VA.

The Battle of Chantilly
The Battle of Chantilly

Confederate Maj. Gen. "Stonewall" Jackson hoped to cut off the Union retreat from Manassas the day after the Confederate victory at the second battle fought there. Jackson's wing of Lee's army made a wide, flanking march, screened by Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry, north and then east, to take the strategically important village of Germantown. There, Maj. Gen. John Pope's only two retreat routes to Washington - the Warrenton Pike and the Little River Turnpike - converged. On September 1st, beyond Chanti… Read More

17 Sep 1862

Assigned to the Regiment led by Captain Henry D. Monier.

17 Sep 1862

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General William E. Starke, Colonel Edmund Pendleton, Colonel Jesse M. Williams, and Colonel Leroy A. Stafford.

17 Sep 1862

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General John R. Jones, Brigadier General William E. Starke, and Colonel Andrew J. Grigsby.

Brigadier General John R. Jones

Brigadier General William E. Starke

Colonel Andrew J. Grigsby

17 Sep 1862

Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel Jesse M. Williams.

17 Sep 1862

Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel Leroy A. Stafford.

17 Sep 1862

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General John R. Jones.

Brigadier General John R. Jones

17 Sep 1862

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General William E. Starke.

Brigadier General William E. Starke

17 Sep 1862

Participated in the Battle of Antietam at Sharpsburg, Maryland.

The Battle of Antietam
The Battle of Antietam

The Army of the Potomac, under the command of Maj. Gen. George McClellan, mounted a series of powerful assaults against General Robert E. Lee’s forces along Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17th, 1862. Read More

13 Dec 1862

Assigned to the Regiment led by Lieutenant Colonel John M. Legett.

Lieutenant Colonel John M. Legett

13 Dec 1862

Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel Edmund Pendleton.

13 Dec 1862

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General William B. Taliaferro.

Brigadier General William B. Taliaferro

13 Dec 1862

Participated in the Battle of Fredericksburg at Fredericksburg, Virginia.

The Battle of Fredericksburg
The Battle of Fredericksburg

In early November, Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside took command of the Army of the Potomac, and made immediate plans to move the army once again toward Richmond. Read More

30 Apr 1863

Assigned to the Regiment led by Captain Auguste Perrodin, and Lieutenant Colonel John M. Legett.

Captain Auguste Perrodin

Lieutenant Colonel John M. Legett

30 Apr 1863

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Francis T. Nicholls, and Colonel Jesse M. Williams.

Brigadier General Francis T. Nicholls

Colonel Jesse M. Williams

30 Apr 1863

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Raleigh E. Colston.

Brigadier General Raleigh E. Colston

30 Apr 1863

Assigned to the Regiment led by Lieutenant Colonel John M. Legett.

Lieutenant Colonel John M. Legett

30 Apr 1863

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Francis T. Nicholls.

Brigadier General Francis T. Nicholls

30 Apr 1863

Participated in the Battle of Chancellorsville at Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

The Battle of Chancellorsville
The Battle of Chancellorsville

On April 27, 1863, Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker launched a turning movement designed to pry Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia out of its lines at Fredericksburg. Read More

13 Jun 1863

Assigned to the Regiment led by Major Thomas N. Powell.

13 Jun 1863

Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel Jesse M. Williams.

13 Jun 1863

Assigned to the Division led by Major General Edward "Allegheny" Johnson.

13 Jun 1863

Participated in the Battle of Second Winchester at Frederick County, Virginia; Winchester County, Virginia.

01 Jul 1863

Assigned to the Division led by Major General Edward Johnson.

Major General Edward Johnson

01 Jul 1863

Participated in the Battle of Gettysburg at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

The Battle of Gettysburg
The Battle of Gettysburg

In the summer of 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee launched his second invasion of the Northern states. Lee sought to capitalize on recent Confederate victories and defeat the Union army on Northern soil, which he hoped would force the Lincoln administration to negotiate for peace. Lee also sought to take the war out of the ravaged Virginia farmland and gather supplies for his Army of Northern Virginia. Using the Shenandoah Valley as cover for his army, Lee was pursued first by Union Maj. Gen. Joseph Ho… Read More

14 Nov 1863

Louisiana 10th Infantry mustered out.

27 Nov 1863

Participated in the Battle of Mine Run at Orange County, Virginia.

The Battle of Mine Run
The Battle of Mine Run

After the inconclusive Bristoe Campaign in the fall of 1863, Maj. Gen. George G. Meade planned one more offensive against Gen. Robert E. Lee in northern Virginia before winter weather ended military operations. In late November, Meade attempted to steal a march southeast from Culpeper Courthouse, turn south through the Wilderness and strike the right flank of the Confederate army south of the Rapidan River.  On November 27th, Maj. Gen. Jubal A. Early, in command of Ewell's Corps, marched east on the O… Read More

05 May 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Leroy A. Stafford, and Colonel Zebulon York.

Brigadier General Leroy A. Stafford

Colonel Zebulon York

05 May 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Leroy A. Stafford.

Brigadier General Leroy A. Stafford

05 May 1864

Participated in the Battle of Wilderness at Spotslyvania County, Virginia; Orange County, Virginia.

The Battle of Wilderness
The Battle of Wilderness

The first battle between Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee erupted late in the morning of May 5, 1864, as Maj. Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren's Union V Corps attacked Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell’s Second Corps on the Orange Turnpike southwest of the old Chancellorsville battlefield. Although Federal infantry managed to break through at several points, the Confederate line held. Fighting shifted to the south as Lt. Gen. A.P. Hill's Third Corps engaged Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock's II Corps and ele… Read More

08 May 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Harry T. Hays, Colonel Jesse M. Williams, Colonel William Monaghan, and Colonel Zebulon York.

Brigadier General Harry T. Hays

Colonel Jesse M. Williams

Colonel William Monaghan

Colonel Zebulon York

08 May 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Harry T. Hays.

Brigadier General Harry T. Hays

08 May 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel Jesse M. Williams.

08 May 1864

Assigned to the Division led by Major General Edward Johnson.

Major General Edward Johnson

08 May 1864

Participated in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House at Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

Following the Battle of the Wilderness, Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant marched the Union army south with the hope of capturing Spotsylvania Court House and preventing Robert E. Lee's army from retreating further. Lee's Confederates, however, managed to get ahead of the Federals and block the road. Fighting began on May 8th, when the Union Fifth Corps under Maj. Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren and the Sixth Corps under Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick engaged Confederate Maj. Gen. Richard Anderson's First Corps at Laurel Hi… Read More

31 May 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel Zebulon York.

Colonel Zebulon York

31 May 1864

Assigned to the Division led by Major General John B. Gordon.

Major General John B. Gordon

31 May 1864

Participated in the Battle of Cold Harbor at Hanover Co; near Mechanicsville, VA.

The Battle of Cold Harbor
The Battle of Cold Harbor

After two days of inconclusive fighting along Totopotomoy Creek northeast of Richmond, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee turned their sights on the crossroads of Cold Harbor. Roads emanating through this critical junction led to Richmond as well as supply and reinforcement sources for the Union army. On May 31, 1864, Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan’s cavalry captured Cold Harbor. The next day, Sheridan held the crossroads against a Confederate attack. With reinforcements from both armies arriving… Read More

09 Jul 1864

Assigned to the Regiment led by Lieutenant Colonel Henry D. Monier.

Lieutenant Colonel Henry D. Monier

09 Jul 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Zebulon York.

Brigadier General Zebulon York

09 Jul 1864

Participated in the Battle of Monocacy at Frederick County, Maryland.

The Battle of Monocacy
The Battle of Monocacy

After marching north down the Shenandoah Valley from Lynchburg, the Confederate army of Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early side-stepped the Federal garrison at Harpers Ferry and crossed the Potomac River at Shepherdstown into Maryland on July 5-6th, 1864. On July 9th, a makeshift Union force under Maj. Gen. Lew Wallace attempted to stop Early’s invading Confederate divisions along the Monocacy River, just east of Frederick. The strategic area was near the junction of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and the Georgetown… Read More

11 Jul 1864

Assigned to the Regiment led by undefined Lt. Col Henry D. Monier.

11 Jul 1864

Participated in the Battle of Fort Stevens at District of Columbia, DC.

The Battle of Fort Stevens
The Battle of Fort Stevens

After his victory over Maj. Gen. Lew Wallace at the Battle of Monocacy in central Maryland on July 9th, Confederate Maj. Gen. Jubal A. Early pressed his advantage and moved south toward the Union capital in Washington, DC. On July 11th, Early's exhausted Confederates reached the outskirts of Washington near Silver Spring. Skirmishers advanced to feel the fortifications that encircled the city, which at the time were manned only by Home Guards, clerks, and convalescent troops. During the night, Union reinfo… Read More

19 Sep 1864

Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel Eugene Waggaman.

19 Sep 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Zebulon York, and Colonel William R. Peck.

Brigadier General Zebulon York

Colonel William R. Peck

19 Sep 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Zebulon York.

Brigadier General Zebulon York

19 Sep 1864

Participated in the Battle of Third Winchester at Frederick County, Virginia; Winchester, Virginia.

The Battle of Third Winchester
The Battle of Third Winchester

To clear the Shenandoah River valley of Confederates, Maj. Gen. Phil Sheridan moved on Winchester in mid-September 1864. Sheridan’s force of over 39,000 men was more than twice the size of Maj. Gen. Jubal Early's Confederate army defending the valley. After Brig. Gen. Joseph Kershaw’s division left Winchester to rejoin Robert E. Lee’s army at Petersburg, Early renewed his raids on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Martinsburg in the lower valley, dispersing his four remaining infantry divisions. On Septem… Read More

25 Mar 1865

Assigned to the Regiment led by Lieutenant Colonel Henry Monier.

Lieutenant Colonel Henry Monier

25 Mar 1865

Assigned to the Brigade led by Lieutenant Colonel Eugene Waggaman.

Lieutenant Colonel Eugene Waggaman

25 Mar 1865

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Clement A. Evans.

Brigadier General Clement A. Evans

25 Mar 1865

Participated in the Battle of Fort Stedman at Petersburg, VA.

The Battle of Fort Stedman
The Battle of Fort Stedman

By March of 1865, Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's grip on the Confederate lines around Petersburg was having its desired effect. Outnumbered and weakened by disease, desertion and shortage of food and supplies, Gen. Robert E. Lee had few options. After careful study of the Union troops in his sector of the line, Maj. Gen. John B. Gordon suggested to Lee the possibility of a successful offensive strike against Grant. In front of Gordon's men, Union-held Fort Stedman seemed the best target for a Confederate a… Read More

09 Apr 1865

Participated in the Battle of Appomattox Court House at Appomattox Court House, VA.

The Battle of Appomattox Court House
The Battle of Appomattox Court House

Between 26,000 and 28,000 Confederate soldiers surrendered and were paroled. Read More

Louisiana, United States of America

Companies

Louisiana 10th Infantry, Company A (Confederate)

Louisiana 10th Infantry, Company B (Confederate)

Louisiana 10th Infantry, Company C (Confederate)

Louisiana 10th Infantry, Company D (Confederate)

Louisiana 10th Infantry, Company E (Confederate)

Louisiana 10th Infantry, Company F (Confederate)

Louisiana 10th Infantry, Company F&S (Confederate)

Louisiana 10th Infantry, Company G (Confederate)

Louisiana 10th Infantry, Company H (Confederate)

Louisiana 10th Infantry, Company I (Confederate)

Louisiana 10th Infantry, Company K (Confederate)

Field Officers

Brigadier General Clement A. Evans

Brigadier General Francis T. Nicholls

Brigadier General Harry T. Hays

Brigadier General John R. Jones

Brigadier General Leroy A. Stafford

Brigadier General Paul J. Semmes

Brigadier General Raleigh E. Colston

Brigadier General William B. Taliaferro

Brigadier General William E. Starke

Brigadier General Zebulon York

Colonel Andrew J. Grigsby

Colonel Edmund Pendleton

Colonel Eugene Waggaman

Colonel Jesse M. Williams

Colonel Leroy A. Stafford

Colonel William Monaghan

Colonel William R. Peck

Colonel Zebulon York

Captain Auguste Perrodin

Captain Henry D. Monier

Lt. Col Henry D. Monier

Lieutenant Colonel Eugene Waggaman

Lieutenant Colonel Henry D. Monier

Lieutenant Colonel Henry Monier

Lieutenant Colonel John M. Legett

Lieutenant Colonel William Spencer

Major General A.P. Hill

Major General Edward "Allegheny" Johnson

Major General Edward Johnson

Major General John B. Gordon

Major General Lafayette McLaws

Major Thomas N. Powell