Civil War Louisiana (CWLA)

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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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Friday, January 14, 2011

LOUISIANA MOBILIZES!

GENERAL ORDERS No. 10.
HEADQUARTERS LOUISIANA MILITIA,
ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,
New Orleans, January 14, 1861.
I. Major-generals of divisions of the Louisiana militia will cause their divisions to be organized without delay, in conformity to the act of the Legislature of the 30th of April, 1853, relative to the organization of the militia, and place the brigades and regiments under their commands into active service and prepared for all orders which may be issued from headquarters.
II. Major-generals of divisions will report to headquarters upon receipt of this order.
By order of His Excellency Thomas O. Moore, Governor and commander-in-chief:
M. GRIVOT,

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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