Louisiana 12th Infantry Regiment

Historical Notes:
The Lousiana 12th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Camp Moore, Louisiana, in August, 1861. Its companies were from the parishes of Caldwell, Claiborne, Vermilion, Cameron, Calcasieu, Jackson, Ouachita, Bossier, and Iberia. Sent to Missouri, the unit was captured at Island No. 10 in April, 1862. After being exchanged, it was assigned to Rust's, Buford's, T.M. Scott's, and Lowry's Brigade. It fought at Champion's Hill and Jackson before participating in the campaigns of the Army of Tennessee from Resaca to Bentonville. In July, 1862, the unit contained 41 officers and 546 men, reported 11 killed, 57 wounded, and 5 missing out of the 318 engaged at Peach Tree Creek, lost many during Hood's Tennessee Campaign, and surrendered with only a remnant on April 26, 1865. Officers:
Colonel Thomas M. Scott; Lieutenant Colonels James A. Boyd, Wade H. Hough, Noel L. Nelson, and Thomas C. Standifer; and Majors John C. Knott and Henry V. McCain. Assignments:
Assigned to Rust's, Buford's, T.M. Scott's, and Lowry's Brigade
Island No. 10
Champion Hill
The Atlanta Campaign
The Carolina’s Campaign
The roster of this unit contains the names of 1774 men.

A North Louisiana Cadets - DeSoto, Natchitoches, Sabine Parishes
B Arcadia Invincibles- Bienville Parish
C Southern Sentinels - Winn Parish
D Beauregard Fencibles - Winn Parish
E Independent Rangers - Union Parish
F Morehouse Stars - Morehouse Parish
G Company G - Claiborne Parish
H Jackson Sharpshooters - Jackson Parish
I Farmer Guards - Union Parish
K - Caldwell Invincibles - Caldwell Parish
L Claiborne Rangers - Claiborne Parish
M1 Farmer Rangers - Natchitoches Parish Parish
M2 Jackson Greys – Jackson Parish
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