Green's Company Artillery
(Louisiana Guard Battery)
Louisiana Guard Light Artillery was organized during the winter of 1861-1862 at New Orleans, Louisiana, with men of this city. The unit was ordered to Virginia and assigned to the Department of Norfolk and later to H.P. Jones' and A.W. Starke's Battalion of Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia. It fought from Cedar Mountain to Bristoe, then served in the Richmond area north of the James River and later the Appomattox Campaign. It lost 2 killed and 5 wounded out of the 60 at Gettysburg and surrendered with no officers and 17 men. The company was commanded by Captains Louis E. D'Aquin, Camille E. Girardey, C.A. Green, and Charles Thompson.