Army of Western Louisiana 

The Army of Western Louisiana was a part of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. It fought in all the major engagements during Union Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks' campaign to capture Port Hudson, Louisiana. For much of its existence, it served under Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor. Perhaps its crowning achievement was its victory in April 1864 at the Battle of Mansfield.

On June 17, 1864, Maj. Gen. John G. Walker was ordered to relieve General Taylor of command of the Army of Western Louisiana, as Taylor had been promoted to Lieutenant General and sent to the larger Army of Tennessee. In September and October 1864, the infantry of the Army of Western Louisiana campaigned in southern Arkansas. The army surrendered along with all the troops of the Trans-Mississippi Theater on May 26, 1865.

District of West Louisiana - April 1863

Major General Richard Taylor

Mouton's Brigade - Brig. Gen. Jean Jacques Alfred Alexander Mouton
18th Louisiana Infantry Regiment - Colonel Armand
28th Louisiana Infantry Regiment - Colonel Henry Gray
24th Louisiana Infantry Regiment (Crescent Regiment) - Colonel Bosworth
10th Louisiana Infantry Bataillon (Yellow Jacket Bataillon) - Lieutenant Colonel Fournet
12th Louisiana Infantry Bataillon (Clack's Bataillon / Confederate Guard Response Bataillon)
Pelican Battery - Captain Faries
Cornay's Battery - Lieutenant Gordy
Semmes' Battery - Lieutenant Barnes
Sibley's Brigade - Brig. Gen. Henry Hopkins Sibley
4th Texas Cavalry Regiment - Colonel James Reily
5th Texas Cavalry Regiment - Colonel Thomas Green
7th Texas Cavalry Regiment - Colonel Arthur Bagby
13th Texas Cavalry Bataillon (Waller's Bataillon)
Valverde Battery - Captain Sayer
2nd Louisiana Cavalery Regiment - Colonel Vincent

Taylor's Army of Western Louisiana - March 1864
Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor

Mouton's Brigade
Brig. Gen. Alfred Mouton

18th Louisiana
28th Louisiana
Consolidated Crescent Regiment
Gross Tete (Louisiana) Flying Artillery
Valverde (Texas) Artillery

Polignac's Brigade
Brig. Gen. Camille Armand Jules Marie, Prince de Polignac

15th Texas
17th Texas Consolidated
22nd Texas Cavalry (dismounted)
31st Texas Cavalry (dismounted)
34th Texas Cavalry (dismounted)
Brig. Gen. Thomas Green

Lane's Brigade
Brig. Gen. Walter P. Lane

1st Texas Partisan Rangers
2nd Texas Partisan Rangers
2nd Regiment, Arizona Brigade
3rd Regiment, Arizona Brigade
Arizona Scouts (company)
McMahan's (Texas) Artillery

Bagby's Brigade
Brig. Gen. Arthur P. Bagby

4th Texas Cavalry
5th Texas Cavalry
7th Texas Cavalry
13th Texas Cavalry Battalion
McAnnelly's Scouts (company)
Moseley's (Texas) Artillery

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