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8th Louisiana Infantry      
Company A
James Dunnicliffe - Sergeant   
Duncliffe, James,Pvt. Co. A, 8th La. Inf. (Creole Guards) En. June 20, 1861, Camp Moore, La. Present on all Rolls to Feb., 1862. Roll dated June 30, 1862, Absent. Missing since June 2, 1862. Supposed a prisoner in Yankee hands. Roll for July and Aug., 1862, Absent. Colonel's Orderly. Prisoner of War with Federals till Aug. 13, when exchanged. Roll for Sept. and Oct., 1862, Present. Apptd. Corpl, Oct. 15, 1862. Roll for Nov. and Dec., 1862, Present. Roll for Jan. and Feb., 1863. Present. Apptd. Sergt., Jan. 16, 1863. Roll dated May 14, 1863, Killed in Battle of Salems Church (Battle of Banks Ford). Md.,on the Orange Plank Road on the evening of the May 4, 1863. Born Pennsylvania, occupation laborer, age when enlisted 20, single, Res. Baton Rouge, La.
Contact Name:  Russell Woodward
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Date Added:  6/17/2010
Company C
Zenon DeCuir - 2nd Sergeant   
. En. June 19th, 1861, Camp Moore, La. Roll for July
and Aug., 1861, Present. Apptd. 2nd Sergt., July 22nd, 1861. Roll for Sept. and Oct., 1861,
Prsent. Roll for Nov. and Dec., 1861, Absent, sick, at Richmond, since Dec. 5th, 1861. Rolls
from Jan., 1862, to April, 1862, Present. Roll for March 1st to June 30th, 1862, dated Aug.
15th, 1862, Absent, sick, at Charlottesville. Rolls from July, 1862, to Oct., 1862, Present.
Roll for Nov. and Dec., 1862. Absent, sick, in Richmond. Rolls from Jan., 1863, to Aug. 31st,
1863, Present. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Rappahannock, Va., Nov. 7th, 1863.
Forwd, to Pt. Lookout, Md., from Washington, Nov. 11th, 1863. Paroled at Pt. Lookout, Md., Feb.
10th, 1865. Exchanged at James River, Va., Feb. 15th, 1865. On Rolls of Prisoners of War,
. Res. New Iberia, La. Occupation clerk, age when
enlisted 24, single.
Contact Name:  ric
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Date Added:  10/6/2013
Company C
Don Louis Pellerin - Corporal   
His brother Edmond also served in the 8th La in the same company.
Contact Name:  Shawn Verdine
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Date Added:  9/30/2006
Company C
Edmond Pellerin - Corporal   
My French side was in Canada in the 1600's and it looks that some of the Pellerin's travelled to New Orleans. His brother Don Louis Pellerin served in the same regiment, company and same rank.
Contact Name:  Shawn Verdine
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Date Added:  9/30/2006
Company E
Edwin A Boies - Sergeant   
Enlisted: Franklin Sharpshooters, March 07, 1862: Private: Wounded:June 27, 1862: Left arm, Battle of Gaines Mills (VA) Wounded 2nd:October 19, 1864: Right knee: Place: Cedar Creek (Petersburg VA) On Furlough at home until end of war: Paroled: Monroe, Louisiana, June 9, 1865. Edwin was born: October 21,1841 in Franklin Parish Louisiana, Died: July 21, 1922, Alto, Louisiana: Buried: Prewitt Cemetery.
Contact Name:  Carolyn
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Date Added:  6/29/2004
Company E
Joshua O Johns - Private   
My Grandpa - Enlisted 11July61 Camp Perkins, Va. Serving with regiment until detailed as courier/scout for Gen. Jackson Jan63. Wounded at Jackson's side at Chancellorsville, captured and sent to hospital/Old Capitol prison in Washington. Exchanged at City Point, Va. 12June63. Detailed as courier/scout for Gen. Ewell until Dec.63. Transferred to Co.C 39th Battalion Va Cavalry 21Dec63 serving as scout/courier. With Lee at Appomattox (held Traveller in the yard at McLean House) 9Apr65.
Contact Name:  Roy Hammett, Jr.
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Date Added:  12/1/2005
Company E
Simeon Jolly - Private   
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Contact Name:  James D Jolly Jr
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Date Added:  8/9/2010
Company E
Robert Montgomery - 1st Lieutenant   
Co. E known as the' Franklin Sharpshooters' later became the 1st Louisiana Brigade under Stonewall Jacksons army in the Shenandoah.Served 1861-1865. rank in 2nd Lt. rank out 1st. Robert Lived in Floyd,Carroll parish ward 6. Unit made up mostly from Franklin parish. Wounded at Port Republic and Sharpesburg the latter severely. Robert also had three other brothers that enlisted and served, Capt. Field Montgomery 14th Louisiana Infantry Co. I. (Tiger Bayou Rifles). Private John Montgomery 12th Missouri Cavalry and Cpl. Daniel Montgomery 11th Tennessee Infantry Co. H killed in battle at Jonesboro,Ga. Company E participated at Bull Run, Gettysburg ( Cemetery Hill ) Port Royal, Fredricksburg, Newtown, Middletown, Winchester, Cross Keys, Port Republic, Cold Harbor, White Oak Swamp, Malvern Hill, Chantilly, Harpers Ferry, and Sharpsburg, sometimes called Antietam and a number of smaller engagements. Was present at Appomattox Courthouse in 1865. Commanded by Col. J.B. Kelly and then by Col. Francis T. Nicholls who later went on to be Governor of Louisiana and Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court in 1877.
Anyone who has any info on the 8th. Co. E. Please contact me...
Thanks, Steve www.findagrave.com
Contact Name:  Steven Chobot
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Date Added:  10/2/2010
Company E
Marcus Augustus Short - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Rick Short
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Date Added:  9/1/2009
Company F
Charles F. Lutz - Private   
Not a relative, I simply honor his service. Charles was a free-born Mulatto. Enlisted June 23, 1861. Captured in Virginia, May 3, 1863. He remained in Federal custody for about two weeks before being exchanged to rejoin his unit. At the Battle of Gettysburg, on July 2, 1863, he received a severe wound to the left arm, and was captured. Exchanged and furloughed home, he was again shot in his right arm during a personal confrontation, resulting in it's amputation. He was discharged May 9, 1865. Received a pension following the war.
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  10/4/2017
Company F
George Washington Mills - Private   
From Catahoula Parish. Died in Nacogdoches Co., Texas 1894
Contact Name:  Travis W. Mills
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Date Added:  5/26/2009
Company F
Willaim Florence Perry - Private   
Born in MD. in 1838. Fought for Louisiana 8th Co. F. Wounded at Gettysburg. Had right arm amputated.
Contact Name:  L Mullaney
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Date Added:  12/29/2008
Company F
Robert Alexander Rowe - Captain   
Per my research Robert enlisted as a private, captured November 7; 162 at Rappahannock Station, POW at Point Lookout MD, paroled in Montgomery, AL as a captain
Contact Name:  Charles Crane
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Date Added:  2/6/2014
Company G
Edward C Bailey - Private   
Edward C. “Ed” Bailey

Younger brother of John W. and William Hopkins Bailey.


Bailey, Edward. C., Private. Company G. the Minden Blues of the 8th Louisiana Infantry Regiment.

Enlisted at Minden, Louisiana, on March 15th, 1862.

Present on Roll to April 30th, 1852.

Roll for May and June, 1862. 'Absent.

Wounded at Winchester. Va., May 25th, 1862.'

Roll for July and August, 1862. 'Present.'
Rolls from September 1862 to February 1864, state 'Absent. Sick.'
Rolls from February 1863 to October 1863, 'Present.'

Federal rolls of Prisoners of War Captured at Rapahannock, Va., November 7th, 1863.

Sent to Washington, Nov. 11th, 1863. Forwarded to Point Lookout, Maryland, for exchange on March 9th, 1863.

Exchanged on March 10th, 1864.

Roll for May and June, 1864, 'Killed in Battle of Spottsylvania Court House on May 12th, 1864.

Residence: Minden, Louisiana.
Single
Farmer


Contact Name:  Nolan Bailey, Sr.
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Date Added:  9/1/2012
Company G
John W Bailey - Corporal   
Bailey, John W., Private. Corporal. Company G. 8th Louisiana Infantry (The Minden Blues). Enlisted on March 15th, 1862 at Minden, La. Present on Rolls to July, 1862. Rolls from August, 1862, to October, 1862, 'Absent. Sick.' Rolls from November, 1862, to May, 1863, state 'Present.' Roll to June 30th, 1863, 'Killed May 4th, 1863.' Occupation, Farmer. Residence, Minden, La. Married.

Appears on a list of casualties in Hay’s Brigade, in the battles near Fredericksburg (The Second Fredericksburg), Virginia, April 29th to May 4th, 1863.
Contact Name:  Nolan W. Bailey, Sr.
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Date Added:  7/29/2008
Company G
William Hopkins Bailey - Sergeant   
Bailey, William Hopkins., Private, Sergeant, Co. I. 8th La. Infantry. On List not dated of Minden Blues Whocame down from Adkins' Landing, Red River, to New Orleans, La., on steamer Eleanor. Arrived on June 14th. 1861.
Enlisted on June 23rd, 1861 at Camp Moore, La. Present on Rolls to October, 1861.
Roll for Nov. and Dec., 1861, 'Present. In Arrest Since Dec. 25th, 1861.'
Roll for Dec. 31st. 1861, to April 30th, 1862, 'Present. Re-Enlisted and mustered in for the War by Major Christy at Camp Carondelet, Va., on Feb. 12th, 1862. Pay as Private to April 24th, 1862.'
Rolls from June 30th, 1862, to Aug., 1862, 'Absent. Wounded on June 27th.' Rolls from Sept., 1862, to Feb, 1863, state 'Present.'
Roll for Feb. 28th, 1863, to May 14th, 1863, 'Absent. Missing May 4th, 1863.'
Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War Captured Fredericksburg, Va., May 3rd, 1863. Forwarded from Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D. C., to Fort Delaware, Del., May 7th, 1863. Paroled at Fort Delaware. Received at City Point, Va., on May 23rd, 1863, and Exchanged.
Rolls from Aug. 11th, 1863, to Aug. 31st,1864, state 'Present.'
Roll for Nov. and Dec., 1863. 'Absent. Prisoner Since Nov. 7th, 1863.'
Prisoner of War Rolls, 'Captured Rappahannock, Va. on Nov. 7th, 1863. Received at Washington Nov, 11th, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout, Md., and Transferred for exchange on Feb. 10th, 1865. Exchanged at Cox's Landing, Va., Feb. 14th-15th, 1865.'
Occupation, Farmer. Res., Minden, La. Single.
Contact Name:  Nolan W. Bailey, Sr.
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Date Added:  7/29/2008
Company G
William Davis - Private   
Private Davis died a prisoner of war on November 14, 1863 at Fort Delaware, Delaware.
Contact Name:  Arturo E. Lara
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Date Added:  4/6/2015
Company G
William Curtis Martin - Private   
William was 26 when enlisted on 23 June 1861 at Camp Moore La. Enlisted by Lieut. Devereux for 12 months in Capt J Langdon's Co. Louisiana Vols'. [Minden Blues] He re enlisted 18 Feb 1862 at Camp Carondelet Va. He was wounded at the battle of Port Republic on 9 June 1862 and died of his wounds on the 11th. His grave is unknown. He was the husband of my 5th cousin 4 x removed. Left a wife and 3 small children. Deo Vindice
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  1/17/2019
Company G
John Fletcher Mason - Private   
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Contact Name:  Will Mason
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Date Added:  11/23/2005
Company G
George W Miller - Sergeant   
3rd great uncle, grandson of Pvt Joseph Miller Sr. (Revolution). Wounded @ Port Republic 9JUNE62; wounded 9MAY63; captured near Williamsport 11JULY63; Jackson Hospital Richmond, VA, Nov. 1863-Feb. 1864; captured 12MAY64-exchanged 21FEB65; 24MAR65 Killed in trenches near Petersburg, VA
Contact Name:  David Hampton Bell, SCV322196
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.genlouishebert.com/honorroll.htm
Date Added:  10/10/2012
Company G
William Jason Morris - Private   
Captured at Battle of Rappahannock River, 11-7-63. Imprisoned. Traded and Released.
Contact Name:  Margaret Morris Thibert
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Date Added:  11/5/2007
Company H
John Mortimer Burges - 1st Lieutenant   
Graduate of Centre College (Kentucky). Captured on May 12, 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia.
Contact Name:  Jordan Kearney
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Date Added:  12/12/2008
Company H
William Wallace Porter - Private   
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Contact Name:  Steve Sansom
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Date Added:  9/11/2010
Company K
Laban Burrell Marchbanks - Private   
Died of illness, Lynchburg, VA - 5 Dec 1862.
Contact Name:  Mark Anderson
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Date Added:  11/18/2007
Company K
Victor Joseph St. Martin - Captain   
Capt. Victor St. Martin was killed at Gettysburg July 2, 1863.
His body reinterred July 9, 1864 at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore Maryland.

Contact Name:  Erik C. Himmel
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Date Added:  10/1/2006
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