The Fourth Louisiana Battalion in the Civil War: A History and Roster

The Fourth Louisiana Battalion in the Civil War: A History and Roster

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786475209
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 01/25/2013
Pages: 371
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Terry G. Scriber is a writer, researcher and museum security professional. He lives in Louisiana. Theresa Arnold-Scriber is a writer and researcher. She lives in Louisiana.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Preface and Acknowledgments 1



The History

1. Clouds of Conflict: Louisiana Exits the Union 5

2. Sweet Sunlight of Victory: Covered in Glory 16

3. Cold Mist of Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign 43

4. Hard Rain of War: The Battle of Chickamauga 76

5. Downpour of Disaster: The Battles for Chattanooga 112

6. Blizzard of Bad Tidings: The Atlanta Campaign 156

7. The Storm Breaks: The Close of the War 227



The Biographical Register

A Guide to Using the Register 249

Term Definitions 249



Commanding Generals 251

Field and Staff 270

Color Bearers/Guard 275

Company A: “Madison Infantry,” Madison Parish 276

Company B: “Ouachita Blues,” Ouachita Parish 287

Company C: “Franklin Life Guard,” Franklin Parish 298

Company D: “Carroll Rebels,” Carroll Parish 308

Company E: “Natchez Rifles,” Adams County, Mississippi 315

Company F: “Ouachita Rebels,” Ouachita Parish 327



Chapter Notes 335

Biographical Register Notes 346

Bibliography 347

Index 349

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