Secession Banner of Louisiana (1861)

     Convention Delegates John Kingsberry Elgee, André Bienvenu Roman and Claiborne C. Briscoe successfully
proposed that this banner replace the familiar (and present day) pelican flag. Short of the first issues,
the new pattern failed miserably and was not widely produced.

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UNITS AVAILABLE

CONFEDERATE

LOUISIANA

INFANTRY

1st Battalion, Louisiana Infantry (State Guards)

15th Battalion, Louisiana Sharpshooters (Weatherly's)

1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

15th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry
(2nd Regiment, Polish Brigade /
3rd Battalion, Louisiana Infantry)

1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Nelligan's)

16th Battalion, Louisiana Infantry
(Confederate Guards Response Battalion)

1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Strawbridge's)

16th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

1st Special Battalion, Louisiana Infantry (Rightor's)

17th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

1st Special Battalion, Louisiana Infantry (Wheat's)
("Wheat's Tigers")

18th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

2nd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

18th Regiment & Yellow Jacket Battalion, Louisiana Infantry (Consolidated)

3rd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

19th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

4th Battalion, Louisiana Infantry

20th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry
("Lovell Regiment")

4th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

21st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Kennedy's)

5th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

21st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Patton's)
(22nd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry)

6th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry
("Irish Brigade")

22nd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Theard's-Herrick's)
(23rd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry)

7th Battalion, Louisiana Infantry
("St. Paul's Foot Rifles")

22nd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Consolidated)
(3rd, 17th, 21st/22nd (Patton's), 22nd/23rd (Theard's-Herrick's),
26th, 27th, 28th/29th (Thomas') & 31st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry)

7th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry
("Pelican Regiment")

25th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

8th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

26th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

9th Battalion, Louisiana Infantry

27th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

9th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

28th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Gray's)

10th Battalion, Louisiana Infantry
("Yellow Jacket Battalion")

28th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Thomas')
(29th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry)

10th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

30th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry
("Sumter Regiment")

11th Battalion, Louisiana Infantry

31st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

11th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Crescent Regiment, Louisiana Infantry
(24th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry)

12th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Crescent Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (Consolidated)
(11th & 16th Battalion, & Crescent Regiment, Louisiana Infantry)

13th & 20th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Jeff Davis Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

13th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Capt. McLean's Company, Louisiana Infantry
("Ben McCulloch Rangers")

14th Battalion, Louisiana Sharpshooters (Austin's)

Pelican Regiment, Louisiana Infantry
(4th Battalion & 19th, 20th & 25th Regiments, Louisiana Infantry)

14th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry
(1st Regiment, Polish Brigade (Sulakowski's))

Red River Sharpshooters, Louisiana

Weatherly's Battalion, Louisiana Infantry

CAVALRY

1st Battalion, Louisiana Cavalry (State Guards)

Capt. Borge's Company, Louisiana Militia
("Garnet Rangers")

1st Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

Capt. Cagnolatti's Company, Louisiana Cavalry (Militia)
("Chasseurs of Jefferson")

2nd Battalion, Louisiana Cavalry (State Guards)

Cavalry Squadron, Louisiana Militia
("Independent Rangers of Iberville")

2nd Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry
(33rd Regiment, Louisiana Partisan Rangers)

Capt. Cole's Company, Louisiana Cavalry

3rd Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry (Harrison's)

Capt. Delery's Company, Louisiana Militia
("St. Bernard Horse Rifles")

3rd Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry (Pargoud's)

Capt. Dreux's Company A, Louisiana Cavalry

3rd Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry (Wingfield's)
(9th Battalion, Louisiana Partisan Rangers)

Capt. Dubecq's Company, Louisiana Cavalry

4th Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

Capt. Greenleaf's Company, Louisiana Cavalry
("Orleans Light Horse")

5th Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

Capt. Lott's Company, Louisiana Cavalry
("Carroll Dragoons")

6th Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

Capt. Millandon's Company, Louisiana
("Jefferson Mounted Guards")

7th Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry
(4th Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry (Bush's))

Capt. Miller's Independent Company, Louisiana Mounted Rifles
("Old Dominion Guards")

8th Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

Mounted Rangers of Plaquemines, Louisiana Militia

13th Battalion, Louisiana Partisan Rangers

Capt. Norwood's Company, Louisiana Cavalry (Militia)
("Jeff Davis Rangers")

18th Battalion, Louisiana Cavalry
(10th Battalion, Louisiana Cavalry)

Capt. Nutt's Company, Louisiana Cavalry
("Red River Rangers")

Capt. Benjamin's Company, Louisiana Cavalry

Ogden's Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

Capt. Bond's Company, Louisiana Mounted Partisan Rangers
("Grivot Rangers")

Squadron Guides d'Orleans, Louisiana Militia

Capt. Webb's Company, Louisiana Cavalry
("Minden Rangers")

ARTILLERY

1st Field Battery, Louisiana Artillery
("St. Mary's Cannoneers")

Capt. Guyol's Company, Louisiana Artillery
("Orleans Artillery")

1st Regiment, Louisiana Heavy Artillery (Regulars)

Capt. Holmes' Battery, Louisiana Light Artillery

2nd Battalion, Louisiana Heavy Artillery

Capt. Hutton's Company, Louisiana Artillery
(Company A, "Crescent Artillery")

2nd Field Battery, Louisiana Light Artillery

Capt. Kean's Battery, Louisiana Artillery
("Orleans Independent Artillery")

3rd Battery, Louisiana Light Artillery (Benton's)
("Bell Battery")

Capt. King's Battery, Louisiana Artillery

5th Field Battery, Louisiana Artillery
("Pelican Light Artillery")

Lafayette Artillery, Louisiana Militia

6th Field Battery, Louisiana Light Artillery
("Grosse Tete Flying Artillery")

Capt. Landry's Company, Louisiana Artillery
("Donaldsonville Artillery")

8th Battalion, Louisiana Heavy Artillery

Capt. LeGardeur, Jr.'s Company, Louisiana Light Artillery
("Orleans Guard Battery")

Beauregard Battalion Battery, Louisiana Artillery

Capt. McPherson's Battery, Louisiana Militia
("Orleans Howitzers")

Bridges Battery, Louisiana Light Artillery

Capt. Moody's Company, Louisiana Artillery
("Madison Light Artillery")

Capt. Castellano's Battery, Louisiana Artillery

Pointe Coupee Artillery, Louisiana

Capt. Fenner's Battery, Louisiana Light Artillery

Siege Train Battalion, Louisiana Artillery

Capt. Green's Company, Louisiana Artillery
("Louisiana Guard Battery")

Washington Battalion, Louisiana Artillery

Watson Battery, Louisiana Artillery

MISCELLANEOUS / MILITIA

1st Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana Militia

Conscripts, Louisiana

1st Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana Militia

Continental Cadets, Louisiana Militia

1st Regiment, European Brigade, Louisiana Militia

Continental Regiment, Louisiana Militia

1st Regiment, French Brigade, Louisiana Militia

Crescent Cadets, Louisiana Militia

1st Regiment, Louisiana Militia
("Native Guards")

Fire Battalion, Louisiana Militia

1st Regiment, Louisiana Militia (Chasseurs a pied)

French Company of St. James, Louisiana Militia

1st Regiment, Louisiana Reserves

Capt. Herrick's Company, Louisiana
("Orleans Blues")

2nd Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana Militia

Irish Regiment, Louisiana Militia

2nd Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana Militia

Jackson Rifle Battalion, Louisiana Militia

2nd Regiment, French Brigade, Louisiana Militia

Capt. Knap's Company, Louisiana Militia
("Fausse River Guards")

2nd Regiment, Louisiana Reserve Corps

Lafourche Regiment, Louisiana Militia

3rd Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana Militia

Capt. Lartigue's Company, Louisiana Militia
("Bienville Guards")

3rd Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana Militia

Leeds' Guards Regiment, Louisiana Militia

3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana Militia

Lewis Guards, Louisiana Militia

3rd Regiment, European Brigade, Louisiana Militia
("Garde Francaise")

Lewis' Regiment, Louisiana

3rd Regiment, French Brigade, Louisiana Militia

Louisiana & Government Employees Regiment

4th Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana Militia

Louisiana Reserve Corps

4th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana Militia

Maddox's Regiment, Louisiana Reserve Corps

4th Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Louisiana Militia

Capt. McArthur's Company, Louisiana
("Sabine Rifles")

4th Regiment, European Brigade, Louisiana Militia

Mechanics Guard, Louisiana Militia

4th Regiment, French Brigade, Louisiana Militia

Miles' Legion, Louisiana Volunteers

5th Regiment, European Brigade, Louisiana Militia
("Spanish Regiment")

Miscellaneous, Louisiana

6th Regiment, European Brigade, Louisiana Militia
("Italian Guards Battalion")

Capt. Mooney's Company, Louisiana Militia
("Saddlers Guards")

Algier's Battalion, Louisiana Militia

Moreau Guards, Louisiana Militia

Assumption Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Capt. Noble's Company, Louisiana Militia
("Planche Guards")

Capt. Barr's Independent Company, Louisiana Militia
("Blakesley Guards")

Capt. O'Hara's Company, Louisiana
(Company B, "Pelican Guards")

Battalion British Fusiliers, Louisiana Militia

Ordnance Detachment, Louisiana

Battalion French Volunteers, Louisiana Militia

Orleans Fire Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Beauregard Battalion, Louisiana Militia

Orleans Guards Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Beauregard Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Capt. Otero's Company, Louisiana Militia
("Titterton's Guards")

Capt. Bickham's Company, Louisiana
("Caddo Militia")

Pointe Coupee Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Bonnabel Guards, Louisiana Militia

Provisional Regiment, Louisiana Legion

Bragg's Battalion, Louisiana Militia

Sabine Reserves, Louisiana

Capt. Brenan's Company, Louisiana Militia
(Company A, "Shamrock Guards")

St. James Regiment, Louisiana Militia

British Guard Battalion, Louisiana Militia

St. John the Baptist Reserve Guards, Louisiana Militia

Catahoula Battalion, Louisiana

St. Martins Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Cazadores Espanoles Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Company B, Stanley Guards, Louisiana Militia

Chalmette Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Capt. Surgi's Company, Louisiana Militia (Sappers & Miners)

Claiborne Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Terrebonne Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Confederate Guards Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Vermillion Regiment, Louisiana Militia

Confederate States Zouave Battalion, Louisiana
(1st Battalion, Louisiana Zouaves (Coppens') &
2nd Battalion, Louisiana Zouaves (Dupeire's))

Vinson's Company, Louisiana Scouts
("Teche Guerillas")

Watkins' Battalion, Louisiana Reserve Corps

UNION

LOUISIANA

INFANTRY

1st Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

2nd Regiment, New Orleans Infantry

1st Regiment, New Orleans Infantry

5th Regiment, Louisiana Infantry (60 Days, 1863)

2nd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

Headquarters Troops, Department of the Gulf

CAVALRY

1st Battalion, Louisiana Cavalry Scouts

1st Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

2nd Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry

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