Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Civil War Battles--St. Charles Parish

According to "Records Of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers" by Andrew B. Booth written in 1920, battles or skirmishes fought in St. Charles Parish between 1961-1965 were                                                               1) Bonnet Carre--19 Oct 1862;                                                                                                                 2) Boutte Station--5 Sep 1862;                                                                                                                  3) Des Allemands--18 July 1863;                                                                                                  
 4) Des Allemands Bayou--20 & 22 of June and 4 Sep 1862;                                                                     5) St. Charles Courthouse-- 29 Aug, 7 & 8 Sep & 5 Oct 1864.

This book is available in public libraries and the soldiers are listed in alphabetical order. When you have your family traced back to this period, be sure to see if your ancestors fought in the Civil War in Louisiana.

1 comment:

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