Louisiana 2nd Artillery Battalion

Historical Notes:
The Louisiana 2nd Artillery Battalion was organized from men in the northeastern parishes and included volunteers and conscripted soldiers. It was formed at Alexandria, Louisiana, during the fall of 1863 with three companies, later increased to four. The unit served at Harrisburg, Shreveport, Pineville, and Alexandria. After probably losing their cannon, the unit was attached to Brigadier General William R. Bogg's infantry brigade, serving in the Trans-Mississippi Department. It was stationed on the Red River near Shreveport until the spring of 1864. The unit was then ordered to man the heavy guns at Columbia, Louisiana, and later served on the Ouachita River. It was included in the surrender on June 2, 1865. Officers:
  • Lieutenant Colonel George W. Logan
  • Rosters:
    The rosters of this unit contains the names of 170 men.

  • Company A
  • Company B
  • Company C
  • Company D
  • Company F
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