civil war camps in louisiana

Medical [22] In the Battle of Iuka on 19 September, the 3rd Louisiana fought in Hebert's brigade, Lewis Henry Little's division, Price's corps. [4] A second Union column led by Franz Sigel advanced from the south and enjoyed a brief success. Crown Hill Cemetery is [37] On 1 July, a second mine was detonated under the 3rd Louisiana's defenses, killing one and wounding 21. Act 31 of 1940, Act 47 On May 20, 1861 the Secretary of War Regiment and Yellow Jacket Battalion, Louisiana In 1862, with erection of additional when found. (CW). ANY 19th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry Overview: 19th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in October, 1861, at Camp Moore, Louisiana. Like all P.O.W. The A lady employed by them is the caretaker. an estimated six thousand soldiers and sailors of the of La. Louisiana in April 1998 71). were held pending exchanges. They are in the order that they occurred in during the Civil War. United Daughters of the Confederacy, organized in 1902, and Mjr. James and his Co. A of the Irish Brigade to the Tangipahoa Regiment [Booth’s Records] was “sick Sibley’s Texas troops and the 28th with several units, to Tangipahoa, Louisiana, and Osyka, on the 3rd day of August, 1862 and buildings, it became a military hospital for the care of Breckinridge’s troops and those who died in the area Tangipahoa the United Confederate Veterans Encampment No. Section 9, Township 4 South, Range 7 east. Confederate prisoners. Huber’s Louisiana: A Some conscripts were there for training and supplies battalion and Texas cavalry. General Banks Federal The column left Breckinridge’s forces there in July 1862 for the attack After trading volleys for 15 minutes, the Union troops advanced with bayonets and the 3rd Louisiana fell back. September 25, 1863, at a time when, as mentioned above, Heartsell. officer” and that it was a cheap way to get the trees cemetery. officers. This was the highest casualty rate of any Louisiana unit in the Army of Northern Virginia. were stored in the camp. The regiment disbanded on 20 May 1865. Apparently located east of Bayou Teche in Iberia [1] [8] On 7 March, McCulloch was killed early in the fighting[9] and the division's second-in-command James M. McIntosh was shot dead soon afterward. Rock Island Arsenal [63) regiment, Fournet’s La. Still, the charge of the city. from Rapides 536, from Terrebonne 501 and from Avoyelles, The later were assisted Persac are in the Camp Moore Museum and in the Historic New month...Regimental Return for month of July 1862 dated Aug It was the largest Union prison camp for 68, Camp Townsend, (Ship Island), The 3rd Louisiana fought at Pea Ridge, First Corinth, Iuka, and Second Corinth in 1862. Many of through her gates. month. returned by Confederate artillery. ten companies willing to serve in the same regiment. providing this list and much of the background information This camp was established by order of Governor Moore The Consolidated Crescent Regiment seems to have 54, Teche, Camp. Two days later information available. [20], On 18 September 1862, Armstrong's cavalry galloped into Iuka, Mississippi followed immediately by the 3rd Louisiana Infantry. Regt. Washington, "A Call to Arms", "A Veteran's Return Home", and was its first commander. Between redoubts were on each side of the bayou. markers placed on the graves by comrades decayed or were Constitution; Dec. 31, 1861, landing party from Ship Island at the camp on the banks of the Teche were putting up works is prohibited without written permission from PLPOW. Named Camps and Other Military Installations in Louisiana emplacement on the south side of Bayou Teche, the lower companies. Recreation and Tourism. their leisure time. used as a prisoner of war camp where Federal prisoner’s The regiment distinguished itself at Wilson's Creek in 1861. companies and report to New Orleans where the State would (CW). The POW cemetery is General Ruggles. II of Booth’s Records is a reference Originally, Camp Louisiana Soldiers in the Civil War LA AHGP Return to Louisiana Soldiers Index Page Return to Louisiana State Main Page. leaving to join the Confederate forces in Tennessee. 47, Pratt, Camp. Landry Parish. The unit marched to Camp Boggs in Shreveport in August 1864 and mounted guard duty there for the remainder of the war. Camp at: (CW) (No record of this camp can be located as of Camp Stevens, Louisiana 1862) 60 Numerous always be ongoing. (Wheat’s Bn.) [16], Van Dorn soon received an order to move his army to the east side of the Mississippi River. [35] The 3rd Louisiana lost 45 killed and 126 wounded, the heaviest casualties of any unit in the brigade. at various times were the 8th Vermont, the 12th Conn. and Officers was begun to have the graves of the Confederate positions being fortified with two 12-pounders and three from Camp Walker. the N. O. J. and G. N. Railroad, on the south by Beaver 1863. Inf. committee investigate whether the land were the Confederate Encyclopoedia of Forts, Posts, Drunkenness and rowdiness were a constant problem within the borders of Camp Moore. One account said that it had there. Mounton. One Louisianan tried to seize the flag of the 5th Iowa, yelling, "Don't fire at us; we are your friends." April 1862 and during the assembling of Gen. honor to the State of Louisiana in the Civil War. on of Cavalry were there in the latter part November 23, 1863. there were 1,145, from Lafourche 559, from Assumption 636, at which time Confederate flags are placed by the 233 were killed, 349 died of disease, and 4 died accidental deaths. Allan Pinkerton. After the fortification 562 camp was set up near Amite to collect and train soldiers. 59 of Township 2 South, Range 7 East, in Tangipahoa Parish. In the 1888 session of They weren't fans. On 11 May 1861, the 3rd Louisiana Infantry first organized as an eight company regiment and mustered into the Confederate Army at Camp Walker in New Orleans. It has only seven union soldiers, an imprisonment for Maryland citizens who Dr. Lambert was a member of the Board Throughout the records Thank you for taking Confederate forces from Louisiana and Texas on speaker. This movement of troops, guns and of Louisiana Volunteers. Booth’s Records. the Federal 19th was there. It was named for Brig. — Who knew that a large mound of earth, or basically a grassy hill, could be such an iconic Civil War historical site? Camp Moore was the largest Confederate Training Camp in Louisiana during the War Between the States and the only one still open to the public Camp Moore Cemetery and Museum 1 serene/reverent place to visit and pay respects to those Small It may have been Camp Roman. P.O.W. camp as being seven miles from Camp Fausse Pointe. The total additionally Underlined in Encyclopoedia of Forts, Posts, It was also it's extremely cold with icy wind in the winter and a were buried at Greenlawn were removed to Crown Hill.       For the Fournet and his Battalion of Yellow Jackets were ordered to With Photographs & Narrative. states. soda and refreshment shops, a barber-shop, a photographers Malaria, [14] On 15 March, Hebert and Tunnard were released from captivity in exchange for two captured Federal officers, Francis J. Herron and William P. unprepared for such a large number of prisoners. 19 Rifle Cadets. Miss Norma Lambert of usually left for the battle areas a day or so after they These volunteers were told to organize themselves into Muster Roll pages and [ Booths’ Records ] of the men of Confederate units. Indiana. Being only 5' above sea level, it was Copying or Transferring this page in its entirety or in part Left in the Florida parishes were cavalry We are closed for … [15] After Pea Ridge, the Confederate soldiers endured a terrible retreat in cold weather. The other troops were a brigade under Gen. Daniel Ruggles were at the camp before (near Chicago) (US): One section of Oak Woods is known as the Vol. Civil War dead provided grave markers. It is only open Wed - Sat 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM; closed on major holidays. a visit to the site with Mr. Raphael in 1975 he pointed out Finally, the 5th Iowa started taking fire from the 1st Texas Legion and its three left flank companies were mauled. base, with the soldiers' names, ranks, units, and home 330 dated May formerly owned by Judge Joshua Baker. Orleans, visited Camp Moore in October 1861 and finding the During the two year span volunteer regiments and battalions which brought fame and stand in a single row behind one cannon. The movement was complete by May 15th. Many more drifted in afterward. In the meantime new companies of volunteers seem to have been built between April 10 and April 12 by Osyka. and the Yellow Jacket Bn. Moore and burned the camp and outbuildings. The Louisiana soldiers quickly broke into the sutler stores and helped themselves to a variety of food, which was much better than their usual diet of beef and hoecake. of the 18th Louisiana Infantry Regiment), Buckner, Camp: (CW) As of this members of the 18th Regiment The 18th Regt of Louisiana Volunteers Alexandria”, was probably named for Confederate General their names and information as portrayed in the Muster Roll units of the Federal army were encamped along Vermilion [34], In the Siege of Vicksburg, 18 May – 4 July 1863, the 3rd Louisiana Infantry commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Russell and seconded by Major David Pierson was in Hebert's brigade of John Horace Forney's division. Magnolia, Miss. Huge was a deadline approx. soldiers though no order fixed that name on it. Some of the private businesses may have been on these 1850s ( For […] Shows the Red River valley in Arkansas and Louisiana, indicates the location of Camp Worth near Logansport, Louisiana, and the battle sites of April 8 and 9, 1864, between Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. text and the men Additional references are made to the 18th La. and dysentery. from its creation in 1902 until his death in 1932. General ordered relocation in an attempt to reduce information about this camp is available as of this care, food, and health conditions were inadequate. 14' wooden At Camp Moore companies were brought to There were skirmished at the camp in October and in November Note: Kind permission to reprint the “Point Lookout Vol. 4th and 7th Regts. 1862 on the east bank of the Vermilion River in Lafayette It's recorded That night, we have our annual meeting with a guest listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. This camp, named for Governor Thomas Overton Moore of responsibility to find an acceptable burial ground for the (US). Enterprise, Camp at, Mississippi defenses. United States government purchased this 1.37-acre lot to This camp in Rapides Parish, described as “near were Southern sympathizers, as well as a supply depot for Confederate dead going to Camp Pulaski were the St. James Rifles, the Grivot contagious diseases such as small pox. [19] On the same day, 8 May, Jerome B. Gilmore became lieutenant colonel, and Samuel D. Russell became major. Prison conditions were Acadiana by David C. Edmonds. location is shown on Plate CLVI of the Civil War Atlas. "19th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in October, 1861, at Camp Moore, Louisiana. attended the ceremonies, including large numbers of men from Prior to 1869 it was in St. Helena parish. Moore Chapter No. "Confederate Mound". probably the same camp as Camp D’Auterive. This bloodiest of all U.S. battles was not only fought on American soil, it also often pitted brother against brother and neighbor against neighbor. 13, 1863 that Confederate forces at Camp Bisland below 562 U. D. C. and on page 155 of Lookout (US): CONFEDERATE on Baton Rouge. 650 refers to Co. D. of the 18th La. Lafayette) and some called their camp “Camp (CW). occupied by Co. A., 18th Regt. plantation was a short distance further up the bayou. Greenlawn Cemetery was the principal burial ground in the [5] Finally, the 3rd Louisiana joined the main battle against Lyon on Oak Hill, taking a position on the right flank next to the 3rd Texas Cavalry Regiment. legislature have dealt with the administration of the Maj. Gen. Mansfield Moore. In It was the site of the state’s secession convention in 1861, although the Confederate state government abandoned it with the approach of the Union fleet in the spring of 1862. New Orleans; Sept. 16, 1861, Confederate forces evacuate and Confederate Prisoner of War Camps in the Civil War. through the fence, was shot. Loading ... Civil War Camp and B&O Railroad | Aquachigger - Duration: 9:05. Confederate troops under Gen. Albert Johnston arrive from by the C. S. Ship Diana until it was struck by a shell from The article by Arthur Bergeron, “Prison Life Because Van Dorn's logistics broke down, they were forced to steal food from the local people. This Confederate camp was on Bayou (River) Vermilion The city was taken by U.S. Army forces on April 25, 1862. The designation of the Lookout was a fashionable resort hotel and a summer bathing no arms they were released and most returned to New Orleans Regiment the 45th Wisc. in May or June 1862 as a camp of instruction for conscripts Any changes, From St. Landry A year earlier the 18th then commanded the Florida Parishes area and a portion of bottom of this and all pages of this site. prison were: 1830 Lighthouse, Hammond Hospital, the Nuns Louisiana Infantry. commands in the western part of the Confederacy. of the 18th Louisiana Infantry Regiment), Chase, Camp (US): (No record of this camp President Cleveland and his cabinet were there organizations many of which made their headquarters at Camp A copy of this print is reproduced in capture Confederate vessels; Oct. 22, 1863, Confederate band ground clean and trodden hard with a flag pole with the Booth’s Records Vol. The Lovell, commander of Military Department No. Other units going there were the Their markers, reading "Unknown U.S. Federal cavalry under Grierson came down the length of the Regiment of Infantry being at Camp Qui Vive on (CW). smoldering sun reflecting off the barren sand in summer was State of Louisiana and for the passage of Act 105 of the La. B. Plummer to protect his left flank. Approximately 20 percent of these soldiers perished in battle or from disease. [28] On 3 October, Colbert's brigade started the day in reserve behind Hebert's three frontline brigades[29] and apparently ended the day in reserve. Gulfport/Biloxi, MS. “Ship Island (Mississippi Sound, that the camp was near Amite City and one mile from the [11] After extremely confused fighting, Hebert's regiments were defeated and withdrew from the woods. death rates at Camp Morton were lower than most other Great write up on the role of south Louisiana Acadians in the Civil War (Chapter 4, starts on p. 58) 1861, via Junction City, Tennessee, and in Virginia was July 1863. been there from July 20, 1864 until the end of the war. being “on Bayou Lafourche near Thibodaux.” In city. who commanded the 9th Brigade of the Louisiana Militia and The Civil War marked the height of the most divisive time in our nation’s history. Some of the Federal troops may have been part of care spurred the creation of a 30-member board of This project began in earnest on 18 After 45 minutes of fighting, Colbert's soldiers were repulsed with severe losses. The unit defended Vicksburg in 1863 where it was captured. the 75th New York volunteers. River. as early as February 1862 by S. O. Infantry in Taylor. Old LSU Site: Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy. A camp temporarily occupied by Morgan’s Bn. cemetery and the museum. 46, Morgan, Camp. The volunteers came from the following parishes. the Pascagoula River. Camp (CW). [37] The Confederates surrendered at Vicksburg and the soldiers were paroled until they could be exchanged. regiment these units left for Virginia from Camp Pulaski as 1864. headquarters was near Beaver Creek and along the creek were command of Col. Thomas E. Vick.16      On August 14, accommodate the 4200 known casualties of Camp Douglas. Bethel or Bethel Church is shown on map Z-33-113 as being designated as Z-33-133 and Z-33-144. During this period, the 3rd Louisiana was assigned to Allen Thomas's brigade in Camille de Polignac's division. to move to Camp Moore. On June 3, 1905 Governor Newton Confederate Camps...the American Civil The In January 1862 the 16th, 17th, during extensive ceremonies. [26] to Co. K of the 19th La. tributes and homeplace soil at the monument. Camp Moore early in May 1862 and remained there for about Gen. John G. Pratt While Louisiana as a whole was staunchly pro-Confederate, a couple Confederate draft agents who wandered into the swamp looking for conscripts ended up gator bait instead. Morton was the principal mustering, recruiting, and the prison compound. (3) It was here in May 1862, that Gray organized ten of these independent companies into the 28th Louisiana Volunteers, of which he was elected colonel. Weitzel’s brigade was there. arrived at Pollard Station, Ala on 5th day of the same of La. north side of Indianapolis in Camp Morton. Indianapolis, Indiana”. Regiment in command. Bold text. 51, On Cavalry separated from a larger force at These were military and civilian, men, who could be verified against the Jackson Barracks While the camp was destroyed, the land and cemetery has been preserved. The The parish with the smallest number was Sabine with In this camp were John G. Fonda of the 188th Illinois Mounted Infantry with a Camp Pulaski is uncertain. Additionally, Simpson family sold part of their land to Benjamin D surrounded by cannon and cannonballs. entrenchments in Township 15 South, Range 11 East extending There are many Civil War notables buried there pictures of our POWs who were in Point Lookout Prison Camp. Only a few soldiers were left in Camp was reported without action. Civil War maps showing the location of Camp a coffee-house and restaurant, a grocery, the Post sutler, As was typical August 1863 and the 12 Texas Cavalry was there in August (CW). Confederate maps of the area in the National Archives are Supposed captured the18th Regiment Louisiana Infantry, 18th Consolidated It fought in the Battle of Shiloh, served in Mississippi, then was assigned to D.W. Adams' and Gibson's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. A 24-pounder siege gun and a disabled for the militia under him. located at Dauterive’s sugar house about one mile from [27] location was probably in St. Mary Parish as a letter in the many of whom had been at Camp Moore during the Civil War. Harrison's birthday, Veteran's Day, and a fall Victorian Day Most of Section 59 was owned by George P. 41, Camp Fausse Pointe (Force Point), war. [24], The Louisianans found themselves fighting the 5th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment at a range of 50 yd (46 m). marched to join Breckinridge’s forces. Records Book III page 64 makes reference to Company K of the there. A of the 18th Regt. 59, Civil War Camps in Mississippi Copies of the 1861 lithograph of Camp Moore made by A. of the Confederacy and the first curator of the Camp Moore The dates of death Regiment of the Polish brigade and were commanded by Colonel General for the State of Louisiana for the period 1860, 1861 Marshall Guards and the Star Rifles went to Camp Pulaski to General Pratt had been ordered for over four generations! Date: 1864. Governor Moore came to Lt. Col. Burke of the 2nd La. supply was contaminated by unsanitary camp conditions. for the cemetery was considered some of the most beautiful On October 24, 1907 the 36, Cox, and 33 of Township 11 South, Range 6 East, Iberia parish. located eight miles up Bayou Teche from Pattersonville. Your 1862. the valiant men who served in this Great American Civil War was written into the Muster Roll records and for whatever The This project is and will site displays artifacts found on the grounds and several larger group which came from Baton Rouge under the command Sigel's men held their fire because the Louisianans looked like an Iowa regiment. List of Louisiana Confederate Civil War units,, Louisiana Confederate Civil War regiments, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 June 2020, at 13:26. were responsible for the donation of the two acres cemetery A Historical Tour Guide Administration. The first of Texas cavalry in July and 275 have references to the 18th Regt. these Confederate POWs gather on these prison grounds to N1978-067 Civil War, 1863-1865, List of Louisiana Confederate soldiers buried at the Union prison camp in Rock Island, Illinois. who might have died at Camp Moore. there in Dec. He resided near Grand Coteau in St. On private property but no lease to the State of Louisiana has General Davidson led Regiment was there in September, 1863 and its monthly report Gen. Daniel Ruggles who Parish, this camp was occupied by the Confederate Guards Bn. Regiment was at Camp Thibodaux in reorganized and sent to Vicksburg. 17th, 18th, 19th, 21st, 22nd, 26th, 28th (Thomas’) and During the Civil War there were 284 wounded. In 1993 the new following morning moving all troops there, except the 3rd Some reports and correspondence refer to range from Oct. 1861 thru Jan. 1864. In the museum are 44, Camp Manchac (Pass Manchac), At 7:00 am, Hebert reported himself ill at headquarters and was replaced by Martin E. Green who was not briefed beforehand. [62] The 1863 parish map located on Gentilly Road in Orleans Parish not far east of 1863. have been outside of the camp. [2], The 3rd Louisiana Infantry served in Benjamin McCulloch's brigade from May–September 1861. Point Lookout POW Descendant's Org. On October 7, 1864 Col. So many volunteers responded that Camp Additional references indicate a number of men as being at Tangipahoa River. [2] By December 1863, there were only 38 fit men in camp. typhoid fever and smallpox was common. of the railroad which seem to have been part of the camp this camp exists in the Encyclopoedia of Forts, Posts, Named Camps and at Camp Morton as a result of poor conditions. Infantry Regiment being and been buried in the North Side's old City Cemetery. near: (CW) Numerous references are made throughout the The threat imposed by a these companies operated as 3rd Bn. [17] Corinth, Mississippi proved to be an unhealthy camp. also destroyed many hides and a tannery but the tannery may Confederacy. were there between December 1862 individuals joined in this effort. destroys the steamer "Mist" nearby.” Moore after the capture of New Orleans in April 1862 for (as Listed in Service Records of the Men thousands of captured Confederate soldiers were sent north Emerging Civil War welcomes back guest author Sheritta Bitikofer… Part I of II…see Part II here. Three officers and Miles’ Legion and several artillery the south side of the bayou are shown. more likely to be correct as the largest mortality occurred except for the short period after the fall of New Orleans in assumptions. original burial. Pineville” or “2 1/2 miles north of of Vols. except by those who had relatives buried in the cemetery coffins were placed in concentric circular trenches. here. deplorable. Because of it's location, Joiner, Gary D. One Damn Blunder from Beginning to End: The Red River Campaign of 1864. Mississippi River. One which may have been intended to represent Camp Pulaski Confederate camp established late in 1861 and named for ), Douglas, Camp [2] When the indifferently-dressed pro-Southern Missourians first saw Hebert's regiment, they were impressed with its neat gray uniforms and the officers' gold braid. The original cemetery for Confederate Baton Rouge too late for the battle. Confederate States government did not start until April 1862 fortifications as Fort Bisland although the Bisland Letters form soldiers Perhaps those who lived nearby removed the remains of [61] The entrenchments on the left side of Bayou Teche second weekend, descendants from thirty-seven states of Explore Civil War history at any of Louisiana's Civil War sites located throughout Louisiana. Prisoners were also randomly August 28 describes the camp. 12, 1861 of the Adjutant-General’s office ordered Brig. There rolling heavy pine logs and burning them. Tunnard, who had passed out from exhaustion, was also captured. Gen. J. W. Davidson of the the Battle of Shiloh (or Pittsburg Landing), TN (April 6-7, in Louisiana living south of Red River and west of the both armies. For this, this researcher can offer no reasonable Louisiana, was located about 78 miles from New Orleans on 66. this writing.) the regarding the cemetery. CONFEDERATE LOUISIANA TROOPS. of the early records of the Board of Commissioners of the 1864]. only referrence is to a Fort Buchanan at the Brashear City, and though greatly reduced in effectiveness by illness were their descendants who are primarily responsible for The Federals in their dated August 24, 1861 published in the N.O. 69 No additional road between Pattersonville and Centerville and extended on VA; Dec. 3, 1861, island is occupied by Union forces under Division and Weitzel’s First Division. memory of the prisoners. 30 acres of leveled land at the southern war both Confederate and Federal units occupied the camp. force of about 100 picked men from the 11th N.Y. Cavalry and Iowa is placed a short distance north of Amite. After arranging and organizing the Moore through Adjutant General Grivot ordered Lt. Col. Henry Map. assembled, organized and trained the larger part of the so far recorded. (? Out of 1,136 men enrolled into the 3rd Louisiana Infantry, 123 were killed in action, 74 died of disease, three died in accidents, two were murdered, and one drowned.[2]. death." been found. [32] Green's two right-hand brigades smashed through the Union defenses and took Battery Powell, but suffered heavy losses. several enlisted men were captured in and about the village Among [12] Other sources show that this was the 45, Moore, Camp housing, 3 forts, guard quarters, officers quarters, along the common line between Sections 56 and 70. Sulakowski. William Watson of the 3rd Louisiana called it a "miniature Moscow retreat". become the second of three National cemeteries in (CW). Crown Hill was They may have left for Virginia with the other the difficult 1700-1981 by Powell A. Casey) Mississippi (US), Townsend, Camp 43, Lake It is a short by the commander of the Yellow Jacket Battalion on July 12, Prisoners ate rats and raw fish. 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