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Louisiana in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

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  • Brig. General Hugh Thompson Reid (USA) (1811 - 1874)
    Hugh Thompson Reid (1811–1874) was a lawyer, president of the Des Moines Valley Railroad and Union general during the American Civil War. Early life Reid was born in Indiana on October...
  • Brig. General Adley H. Gladden (CSA) (1810 - 1862)
    Adley Hogan Gladden was a Brigadier General in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He impressed General Braxton Bragg after defending Pensacola from Union bombardment. He was m...
  • Lt. General Richard Taylor (CSA) (c.1826 - 1879)
    He was the son of United States President Zachary Taylor and First Lady Margaret Taylor. One of three individuals to be promoted to Lt. General without formal military training. The other two were Lt...
  • Brig. General Francis T. Nicholls (CSA), Governor, Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court (1834 - 1912)
    A conservative Democrat who looked at the antebellum period as a golden age in Louisiana, Francis R. T. Nicholls embodied the "Bourbon" or planter approach to less government-low taxes, few official se...

This project is used to relate all units from Louisiana who served in the Confederate Army.