Louisiana 5th Cavalry Regiment

Historical Notes:
The Louisiana 3rd (Pargoud's) Cavalry Regiment was organized during the winter of 1863-1864 using the 13th Louisiana Cavalry Battalion as its nucleus. The unit skirmished in Louisiana until March, 1864, when it was redesignated the 5th Louisiana Cavalry Regiment.
Colonel J. Frank Pargoud, Lieutenant Colonel Samuel L. Chambliss, Major R.L. Capers. Assignments:
Trans-Mississippi Department Rosters:
Rosters are listed as the 13th Cavalry Battalion with the National Archives. Bibliography for Research:

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