HINES, THOMAS J (VETERAN CSA) - Caddo County, Louisiana | THOMAS J (VETERAN CSA) HINES - Louisiana Gravestone Photos

Thomas J (Veteran CSA) HINES

Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery
Caddo County,

Company H 1 Louisiana Infantry (Nelligan's)
Civil War Confederate
Died December 12, 1903

Film Number: M378 roll 14

1st Volunteers Infantry Regiment completed its organization in April, 1861, at New Orleans, Louisiana. Its companies were from Alexandria, New Orleans, and Shreveport. Ordered to Virginia, the unit served in the Department of Norfolk, then was assigned to A R Wright's, Starke's, Nicholl's, Iverson's, Stafford's, & York's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It participated in the many difficult campaigns of the army from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, marched with Early to the Shenandoah Valley, & ended the war at Appomattox. The regiment reported 214 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles, 71 at Sharpsburg, & 8 at Fredericksburg. It lost thirty-seven percent of the 125 at Chancellorsville, twenty-three percent of the 172 at Gettysburg, & twenty-five percent of the 112 at Mine Run. The 1st surrendered with only 1 officer & 18 men. The field officers were Colonels Albert C Blanchard, Samuel R Harrison, William R Shivers, & W G Vincent; Lieutenant Colonels James Nelligan & Michael Nolan; & Majors Charles E Cormier & J C Wise.

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Submitted: 11/21/13 • Approved: 11/21/13 • Last Updated: 3/24/18 • R539-G0-S3

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