Louisiana Dupiere's Zouaves Infantry (Confederate)
03 Oct 1862
Participated in the Battle of Corinth at Corinth, Mississippi.
Union forces had captured the railroad junction and important transportation center at Corinth, Mississippi in the spring of 1862 after their victory at Shiloh. After the Battle of Iuka in September, Maj. Gen. Sterling Price’s Confederate Army of the West marched to Ripley, Mississippi where it joined Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn’s Army of West Tennessee. Van Dorn took command of the combined force numbering about 22,000 men. The Rebels marched southeast toward Corinth, hoping to recapture it and then sweep int…
Louisiana, United States of America
Major St. Leon Dupiere