The Civil War veterans of Catahoula served in just about every major theatre of the war, from local battles to far way battles in Gettysburg and Virgninia. Many were volunteers, others were conscripts or draftees. This book is compilation of several hundred service records of the soldiers who have a connection to Catahoula Parish. Included for many of these soldiers are biographical information and a portrait when available.


Many of the men are part of the following Confederate units- Units with Catahoula Men: 1st Battalion, Trans-Miss. Cavalry 1st Louisiana Cavalry 1st LA Heavy Artillery 2nd Battn LA Hvy Arty 3rd Louisiana Cavalry 8th Louisiana Cavalry 11th Battalion, LA Inf. 13th LA Infantry 15th Louisiana infantry 17th Louisiana Infantry 25th Louisiana Infantry 28th LA Infantry 31st Louisiana infantry Illustrations include: BASS, Esaw, Harrisonburg Co. B 3rd LA Inf BENNETT, Henry Seth, Moved to Texas BLACKMAN, John Sally, 14th Battalion, LA BLACKMAN, Joseph A. 1st Tran. Miss Battn. BLACKMAN, Zachariah, Co. I, 15th LA Infantry BOOTHE, William C, Mississippi Artillery CLARK, Stephen C.