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1st Louisiana Cavalry      
Company A
Emile Barbay - Private   
Barbay, Emile, Pvt. Co. A. 1st La. Cavalry. En. Aug. 26th, 1861, Camp Schlatre. Present on All

Rolls to Dec. 31st, 1862. Roll for Jan. and Feb., 1863, 'Absent. Sick in Blount Co., Tex.' Rolls

from March, 1863, to June 30th, 1863, 'Absent Near London, Recruiting Horses.' Rolls from Nov.,

1863, to Feb., 1864, 'Present.' Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War Captured Somerset, Ky., March

30th, 1863. Sent April 13th, 1863, from Military Prison, Louisville, Ky., to Baltimore, Md., en

Route to City Pt., Va., for Exchange. Recd. at City Pt., Va., April 22nd, 1863. and Exchanged.

On Rolls of Prisoners of War Paroled Gainesville, Ala., May 12th, 1865. Res., Iberville Par.,

La.

Contact Name:  Erik Himmel
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Date Added:  12/22/2006
Company A
Charles Henry Dickinson III - Private   
Charles Henry Dickinson III, age 18, of Rosedale, Iberville Parish, enlisted in the regiment in November or early December 1864, was captured near the end of the war, and was released 12 May 1865 at Gainesville, Ala.
Contact Name:  Ormonde Plater
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Date Added:  9/12/2006
Company A
Tyra J. Evans - Private   
born 03-18-1844, died 01-18-1897, enlisted 09-18-1864, discharged 05-04-1865, buried in Evans aka Crooms cem., George Cty., Ms.
Contact Name:  James Trussell
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Date Added:  8/5/2010
Company A
Andrew Hynes Gay - Private   
On 26 Aug 1861 Andrew Hynes Gay, age 19, of St. Louis Plantation, Plaquemine, enlisted as a private in Company A (Ed Moore Rangers, Iberville Parish) of the 1st Louisiana Cavalry. Scott’s Cavalry Regiment (as it was often called, after its founder and leader, Colonel John Simms Scott) served with distinction throughout the war, mainly with the Army of Tennessee until it was detached in January 1864 and ordered back to Louisiana in April. It included many sons and relatives of Louisiana planters. For the regimental history and membership, see http://members.tripod.com/~tcc230/lacavreg.htm. Andrew was captured at Grosse Tete on 20 Nov 1864, while on furlough, and imprisoned on Ship Island until his exchange on 7 Apr 1865.
Contact Name:  Ormonde Plater
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Date Added:  9/12/2006
Company A
Joseph Hotard - Private   
Co. A, 1st La. Cav. En. Aug. 26, 1861, Camp Schlatre. Roll for May to Aug., 1862, Present, Discharged Oct. 6, 1862. Age 24
Contact Name:  Erik C. Himmel
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Date Added:  10/30/2006
Company A
thomas bolen windsor - Private   
thomas b. windsor was my step 3rd great grandfather. he was born on december 11, 1815 and enlisted in co. a 1st louisiana cavalry, ed moore's rangers. badly wounded at the battle of vicksburg, he was captured retreating along the mississippi river and sent to cairo, illinois. from there he was transferred to camp morton union pow camp in indianapolis, indiana. he arrived at camp morton on november 26, 1863 and died on december 18, 1863, probably of wounds. he was 48 years and 7 days old. he is buried at crown hill cemetary in indianapolis, indiana, in a mass grave along with more than 1000 other confederate heroes. DEO VENDICE !!
Contact Name:  curtis fox
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Date Added:  5/29/2011
Company B
Charles Leonidas Hays - Private   
Charles was born 22 Oct 1822 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. He has 2 cards in his archival file. Enlisted 12 Apr 1862 in East Feliciana Parish, La. in Scott's 1st Louisiana Cavalry. This Regiment fought in some 75 engagements and was out of state from Nov 1861 thru April 1864. He is the father-in law of my cousin.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  11/7/2023
Company D
Charles Burr - Private   
Burr's Ferry, La.
Contact Name:  J. B. Williams
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Date Added:  7/16/2020
Company D
Murray W Burr - Private   
Burr's Ferry, La.
Contact Name:  J. B. Williams
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Date Added:  7/16/2020
Company E
Alfred Marion Horton - Corporal   
Confederate Research Sources
Volume 2
H.
page 356
Horton, Alfred M.,Corpl. Pvt. Co. E, 1st La. Cav. En. April 12, 1862, East Feliciana. Present on all Rolls to Dec., 1862. Roll for Jan. and Feb., 1863, Absent, wounded and left on field near Murfreesboro, Jan. 5, 1863. Roll for March, 1863, to June, 1863. Absent, wounded Jan. 5, 1863, Murfreesboro, Tenn., now at Uniontown, Ala. Rolls from Nov., 1863, to Feb., 1864, Absent, wounded Jan. 5, 1863, near Murfreesboro, Tenn., when last heard from at Union Town, Ala. Rolls of Prisoners of War, Paroled Baton Rouge, La., June 3, 1865.
After the war, Alfred M. Horton returned to East Feliciana Parish, LA. He married Mary Jane Hays. They had three daughters, Mary, Emily and Frances. He was born 1832 in Georgia and died March, 1893, East Feliciana Parish, LA
Contact Name:  Robert A. Horton
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Date Added:  3/6/2012
Company F
Robert Franklin Horton - Private   
CONTEXT OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS OF LOUISIANA

HORTON, Robert Franklin, Pvt., Co. F, 1st La. Cav. Enlisted Sept. 16, 1861, Baton Rouge, LA. Rolls from

May, 1862 to Dec. 1862, Present. Rolls for Jan and Feb., 1863, Present, det. in Howitzers Battery.

Rolls from March 1863 to Feb., 1864, Absent. Taken prisoner near Monticello, KY., May 30, 1863.

Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Mill Spring, Ky., May 30, 1863. Forwarded to Camp Chase, Ohio,

from Lexington, Ky., June 10, 1863. Transfered to Johnson's Island, Ohio, June 14, 1863. Sent to Point Lookout,

Maryland, Nov 4, 1863. Paroled at Pt. Lookout, Md.,______,1863, for exchange. Exchanged at

Cox's Landing, James River, Va., Feb 14, 1865

Confederate Research Sources
Volume 2
H.
Page 357
Return home to Union Parish,Louisiana, married Sarah Elizabeth Strozier, 9Dec1872, and had a family of four girls and two boys. He farmed most of his life after returning from the war.
Born: 11 April 1836 in Alabama - Died: 20 May 1920 Union Parish, LA. Buried Mars Hill Cemetery, Union Parish, LA

Contact Name:  Robert A.Horton
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Date Added:  8/22/2006
Company F
Hughes Wilson - 3rd Lieutenant   
Wilson, Hughes,2nd and 3rd Lt. Co. F, 1st La. Cav. En. Oct. 3, 1861, Vidalia. Roster dated Clinton, La., June 21, 1864. En. into Confederate service Sept. 15, 1861. Elected 2nd Lt. Sept. 15, 1861. Resigned June 10, 1862. Successor, L. Campbell.
Contact Name:  Will Clifton
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Date Added:  3/13/2008
Company F
James Milton Wilson - Private   
Wilson, J. M.,Pvt. Co. F, 1st La. Cav. En. Oct. 3, 1861, Vidalia, La. Present on all Rolls to Dec., 1863. Age 18.
Contact Name:  Will Clifton
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Date Added:  3/13/2008
Company G
Olivier Couvillion - 1st Lieutenant   
2nd Great Grandfather. Enlisted Oct. 4th, 1861, Baton Rouge, LA. as Pvt. Elected Jr. 2nd Lt., Aug. 10th, 1862. Promoted 1st Lt., Jan. 28th, 1863. Killed in action at Liberty, MS 18 Nov 1864.
Contact Name:  Dan R Cook
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Date Added:  3/5/2015
Company G
Sainville Couvillion - Sergeant   
Enlisted at Baton Rouge, La. Oct. 4 1861.
Discharged at Chattanooga, Tenn. July 6 1862 due to advanced age.
Contact Name:  David Nelson
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Date Added:  1/19/2006
Company G
Tassin Baptiste John (Jean) - Private   
Enlisted Oct.4th 1861 into Compamy G 'Creole Chargers'
Contact Name:  Gene Bordelon
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Date Added:  8/30/2009
Company G
Valentine Wingerter - Private   
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Contact Name:  Paulwingerter
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Date Added:  4/3/2013
Company H
Gille Gautreau - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kevin Templet
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Date Added:  6/18/2011
Company H
Leon Gautreau - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kevin
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Date Added:  6/18/2011
Company K
John Joseph Bailey - 3rd Corporal   
My GGG-grandfather through my grandfather, Calvin Bailey Cooper.

Company K, 'Louisiana Dragoons.'

More information about Company K here:
http://tcc230.tripod.com/coKmusterroll.htm

JJ Bailey's gravesite in Greenwood Cemetery, Shreveport, LA:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSvcid=64211&GRid=6921402&
Contact Name:  Amy Nordahl Cote
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Date Added:  11/5/2010
Company K
Peter H. Marsalis - Private   
Peter H. Marsalis enlisted 28 Oct 1861 in Waterproof, LA with his brother William and future brother-in-law Armstrong F. Ward. No other records found. His wife did remarry during the war.
Contact Name:  Kay Fleming
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Date Added:  3/8/2010
Company K
William B. Marsalis - Private   
Enlisted 28 Oct 1861 Waterproof, LA with his brother Peter and his future brother-in-law Armstrong F. Ward. No other records.
Contact Name:  Kay Fleming
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Date Added:  3/8/2010
Company K
Armstrong Fairbanks Ward - 1st Corporal   
This is my 2 great grandfather, enlisted Oct, 28, 1861 Waterproof, LA.
Contact Name:  Kay Fleming
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Date Added:  6/25/2008
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