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2nd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Organized at New Orleans, La., September 29, 1862. Attached to Grover's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to May, 1863. 1st Brignde, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to July, 1863. District of Baton Rouge, La., to September, 1863. Unattached, Cavalry Division, Dept. Gulf, to November, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. Gulf, to August, 1864. District of Port Hudson, La., to September, 1864. District of Baton Rouge, La., to April, 1865. Provisional Brigade, District of Baton Rouge, La., Dept. Gulf, to September. 1865.

Duty in the Defences of New Orleans, La., till January, 1863. Moved to Baton Rouge, La., January 13-14, and duty there till May. Reconnoissance to False River March 19. Reconnoissance from Baton Rouge May 13. Advance on Port Hudson May 14-24. Operations about Monett's Plantation and on Bayou Sara Road May 18-19. Action at Plain's Store May 21. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Cox's Plantation, Donaldsonville, July 12-13. Moved to Baton Rouge and duty there till September 2. Sabine Pass Expedition September 2-11. Regiment mounted September, 1863. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Washington October 24 and 31. Bayou Bourbeaux November 3. Grand Coteau, Carrion Crow Bayou, November 3. Vermillion Bayou November 12. Camp Pratt November 20. Bayou Portage November 23. At New Iberia till December and at New Orleans and Franklin till March, 1864. Expedition to Madisonville January 3 (Co. "D"). Red River Campaign March 14-May 20. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Bayou Rapides March 20. Henderson's Hill March 21. Monett's Ferry and Cloutiersville March 29-30. Natchitoches March 31. Crump's Hill April 2. Wilson's Plantation near Pleasant Hill April 7. Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Grand Ecore April 16. Natchitoches April 22. About Cloutiersville and Cane River Crossing April 22-24. At Alexandria April 28-May 13. Retreat to Morganza April 13-20. Avoyelle's Prairie and Mansura May 15-16. Yellow Bayou May 18-19. At Morganza till June. At New Orleans till August. At Baton Rouge till July, 1865, and at New Orleans till September. Mustered out September 11, 1865.
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