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2nd Louisiana Cavalry      
Company Unknown
Silas Marler - Private   
This person was my wife's great-great grandfather. Lived in Gardner, LA
Contact Name:  Robert Webb
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Contact Homepage:  http://agrariansociety.weebly.com/
Date Added:  9/30/2011
Company Unknown
James Alexander McWaters - Lt. Colonel   
Alex was born in 1820 in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. He had served in the Mexican War, a member of Rapides Volunteers. Married Martha Elizabeth Flint. He enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1861 and died in 1863 in south Louisiana. An account of his death by Captain Stafford was that they were 'reconnoitering with a squadron of his regiment when he was shot and died of the effects of his wound. The bullet had struck his watch and driven the works of it into his body. Within a few hours he was dead.'
Contact Name:  Valette Randall
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Date Added:  7/25/2010
Company A
Adrien Ardoin - Private   
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Contact Name:  Dan Ardoin
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Date Added:  12/22/2015
Company A
Philip Stagg - Sergeant   
Stagg, Phillip, Sergt. Co. A, 2nd La. Cav. En. Sept. 1, 1862, Opelousas, La. Present on Rolls to Feb. 28, 1863. Roll July and Aug., 1863, Absent, sick. Rolls of Prisoners of War, C. S. A.,
Paroled Washington, La., June 16, 1865. Res. St. Landry Par., La.
Contact Name:  William Stagg
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Date Added:  3/26/2015
Company A
James M Thompson - Colonel   
My paternal GGGrandfather, James M. Thompson, served as Capt of the St. Landry Parish Independant Rangers (Thompson's Partisan Rangers) until incorporation into 2nd LA Cavalry Regt.in 1862, eventually serving as Commander of Co.A. He promotion to Major in early 1863 followed the death of Lt. Col James McWaters. He eventually resigned his command in late 1963 and transfered into the 2nd LA Reserve Corps in 1964 at the rank of Colonel. He was paroled in June 1865 from Washington, LA. Col. Thompson entered Confederate service at the age of 43, having been born at sea in 1818 as his parents were immigrating from Scotland.
Contact Name:  Michael Cappel
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Date Added:  8/17/2006
Company B
William Darius Mercer - Private   
William is believed to have been born in South Carolina, but some say Ala. He enlists for the war at Natchitoches on 14 May 1863 enlisted by Capt. Blair. He has two cards in his archival file. His first engagement was at Bracher City on 23 June 1863, Red River Campaign March - June 1864. Henderson Hill 21 March 1864 where his units' flag was captured by the enemy. Battle at Mansfield 8 April 1864, He died 8 June 1908 and is buried at Bethlehem Cem. Haughton, Bossier Parish, La. beside his wife. We are related by marriage.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  6/19/2022
Company B
William (Bill) Olive Jr. - Private   
Was also Color Sgt. Served with his father William Olive. Both From Natchitoches Parish La.
Contact Name:  Tim Graves
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Date Added:  1/24/2011
Company B
William Olive Sr. - Private   
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Contact Name:  Tim Graves
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Date Added:  1/24/2011
Company B
Robert Abijah Rembert - Private   
Robert has only two card in his file. He enlisted 1 March 1863 in Co. B 2nd Louisiana Cavalry. He was 16 years old. He is the husband of my 2nd cousin x 4 Sarah H Chapman d/o Stephen Decatur Chapman and Caroline E. Jackson. He is buried at Plesant Hill north, Sabine Parish Lousiana. Sad to say, no stone could be found for him or his wife.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  3/1/2014
Company B
General Jackson Spruill - Unknown   
Company B, 2nd La. Reg. Capt. Blair's Co. Cavalry Aug. 1862 - end of the Civil War. Born in Louisiana. Then lived most of his life in Lampasas County, Texas. Married my G.G.Grandmother Anne Mahoney. Son Will Spruill-my G. Grandfather. Thereon Phillip Spruill Sr.- my Grandfather.
Thereon Phillip Spruill Jr. my Dad.
Contact Name:  S. Tipton
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Date Added:  8/4/2009
Company B
Waddy Thompson Wilkinson - Corporal   
Waddy was born 5 Jan 1823 in Greenville District, South Carolina. In 1860 appears on the 1860 census as 37 y/o living in Natchitoches, Louisiana. He has 2 cards in his archival file neither of which gives his enlistment date. He did serve until the end of the war. His unit surrendered at New Orleans and was pardoned near Natchitoches. It is believed he served during the Red River Campaign. The 2nd La. Cavalry was formed thru consolidation near Donaldsonville, La. 1 Sept. 1862. was also known as the 3rd Partisan Rangers. He married in 1864 Mary Anne Barbara Curry. They are buried at Springfield Cem. Coushatta, Red River Parish, La. He is the father-in-law of my cousin.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  7/21/2022
Company C
Mitchell Eustis LeMoine - Private   
This is my great-great grandfather on my mothers side, not much history known about this man, I know he is buried at clear lake cemetery in Natchitoches Parish, I received my information from his tombstone
Contact Name:  Aubrey Mitchell
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Date Added:  12/23/2011
Company C
Sylvester Poissot - Private   
This is Sylvester Poissot, He was the son of Sylvester Poissot and Marie Eliza Bernard Hely. His brother Gilma Poissot was killed at Yellow Bayou in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana.
In July & August 1863 Sylvester Poissot is sick at hospital in Washington, Louisiana.
Contact Name:  Judith Davison
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Date Added:  1/19/2014
Company E
Albert Evan Cassady - Private   
Transferred to the Trans-Mississippi Medical Department in late 1862. At some point in the 1863 to 1865 period he was a military surgeon at Taylor Hospital. From 1884 to 1888 he was a Representative for Natchitoches Parish in the Louisiana State Legislature.
Contact Name:  Donald R. Parker
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Date Added:  6/22/2007
Company E
Hose B. Lewing - Private   
(my 3rd Great-Uncle)
Hosea B. Lewing
Born: 1840 Fisher, La. and Died January 1, 1882 Woodville, Texas

Enlisted May 28, 1863 at Camp Pyrou
Hosea B. Lewing,
married:
1st marriage to
Elizabeth Vidler Lewing (1835-1861) on Nov 4, 1858, they had two children. William and Emeline.

2nd marriage to
Louisiana Oxley Lewing (1841-1914) on July 7, 1862, they had five children. Lonnie, Hosea,jr., Annie, Dollie, Narred.

the son of
Blewford Lewing (1806-1884) and Miamma Dupree Lewing (1813-1899)

the brother of
2) Mary Lewing 1841-1850
3) Wilson G. Lewing 1842-1914
4) Mary Jane Berel 1844-1906
5) Martha Lewing Peters 1845-1880
6) Robert Hunter Lewing 1846-1927
7) Salina Lewing 1846-1850
8) William Granville Lewing 1849-1924
9) James Monroe Lewing 1850-1922
10) Marion Tonk Lewing 1851-1879
11) Lenora Lewing1852-1970
12) Columbus Foster Lewing 1853-1935
13) Susan Lewing, 1853-1930 (1st marriage to William Eason, 2nd marriage to Robert Manasco)
14) William Lewing 1854-1855
15) Laura Octavine Lewing Richardson 1855-1933.............. ((my great-great-grandmother))........
16) Tena Lewing 1856 (infant, died young)
17) Josephine Lewing 1857 (infant, died young)
18) Joseph P. Lewing 1858-1917
19) LuAllen Lewing 1859-1932
20) Julia Ann Lewing Oxley 1860-1941
21) Nancy Lewing Hildebrand 1863-1951
Contact Name:  J. B. Williams
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Date Added:  7/14/2020
Company E
Wilson G. Lewing - Private   
(my 3rd Great-Uncle)
Wilson G. Lewing
Born Feb 12, 1842 Natchitoches, La. and Died Aug 30, 1914 Fisher, La.

Enlisted in April 21, 1862 at Camp Butler
Wilson G. Lewing,
the son of
Blewford Lewing 1806-1884 and Miamma Dupree Lewing 1813-1899,

the husband of
1st marriage to Nancy Peters Lewing, they had thirteen children, William, Sarah, James, Mary, Wilson, Susie, Rachel, Lola,
Watson, Mamie, Marion, Nettie, Nancy.

2nd marriage to Frances "Fannie" Farris Lewing, they had three children, Tressie, Edwin, Flossie.

Contact Name:  J. B. Williams
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Date Added:  7/14/2020
Company E
Enoch Moss - Private   
Elisted 7/15/1862 at Bethel, LA. Detailed to quartermaster dept in 1863. Later joined 6th LA Cav with brothers.
Contact Name:  John Russell
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Date Added:  12/29/2007
Company E
John Moss - Private   
Enlisted 7/15/1862. Sick at New Iberia, LA late 1863. Joined 6th LA Cav later.
Contact Name:  John Russell
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Date Added:  12/29/2007
Company E
David Rogers - Private   
Killed near Donaldsonbille, LA on January 5, 1863
Contact Name:  Donald R. Parker
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Date Added:  6/22/2007
Company E
Jonathon Rogers - Private   
Brother of David Rogers of same unit
Contact Name:  Donald R. Parker
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Date Added:  6/22/2007
Company F
Zachariah Green Thomas - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  JT Cooper
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Date Added:  8/26/2008
Company G
Benjamin Ballard Burges - 1st Sergeant   
Attended the University of Virginia prior to enlisting.
Contact Name:  Jordan Kearney
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Date Added:  12/12/2008
Company G
Lovatt Augustus Burges - Private   
Attended the Louisiana Military Academy from 1860 until 1862.
Contact Name:  Jordan Kearney
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Date Added:  12/12/2008
Company G
S Perkins - Private   
Roll of Prisoners of War. Paroled Alexandria, La., June 3,
1865. Res. Calcasieu Par., La.
Contact Name:  Wayne Rodgers
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Date Added:  3/6/2008
Company I
Alexander Hotard - Private   
Born Feb.18, 1840 in Bayou Goula, Louisiana. Died July 19, 1914 at Grosse Tete, Louisiana. Buried St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Gross Tete, Louisiana.
Contact Name:  Erik Himmel
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Date Added:  11/23/2006
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