Civil War Louisiana (CWLA)

Civil War Louisiana (CWLA)
CWLA seeks to provide an online resource of any and all material of the Civil War relating to Louisiana with a special interest in the war in Acadiana in southwest Louisiana.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010


I found this article online posted by the Fort Sam Houston Museum. I think its a great piece on a Louisianian by the name of Captain William Wallace Walker. I will let you read the piece on him-veteran of the Civil War and Spanish-American War! When you click on the article you will notice a photograph of a group officers. These were members of the "Tensas Cavalry" and were officers of the 3rd Louisiana Cavalry. The officer sitting at the bottom left was the eventual Colonel of the 3rd Louisiana Cavalry, Isaac F. Harrison. Its a great photo!

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Coppens' Zouave Battalion

Coppens' Zouave Battalion
Lt. Colonel George Coppens (seated) and brother, Captain Marie Alfred Coppens.Image sold at auction on Cowan Auctions, for $14,375