"Union, Justice, Confidence" - Est.January - 2018
Welcome, The 7th Louisiana was Founded January - 2019. We strive to be the most historically accurate yet fun regiment regiment in Battle Cry of Freedom.
The 7th is composed of mostly veterans of the game Napoleonic Wars. We are a fun non competitive regiment but we do enjoy good historical battles. We welcome new comrades with open arms so if your new don't be sacred to message us.
Below, on the second post, you can find our media section as well as roster probably wont be up to date as well as our schedule. for events
Signed, Major Duke LongTree 7th Louisiana Infantry.
Commissioned Officers: 1
♚♚♚The 7th Louisiana Infantry enrolled 1,077 men during the Civil War. Of these, 190 men were killed or died of their wounds, 68 died of disease, 2 were killed in accidents, 1 was murdered and 1 executed. Fifty three were known to have deserted and 57 took the Oath of Allegiance to the United States.
"This regiment was organized June 5, 1861, at Camp Moore with 944 men. Ordered to Virginia, the regiment went into camp near Manassas. The men participated in a skirmish at Blackburn’s Ford on July 18. In the Battle of 1st Manassas, July 21, the regiment helped attack and rout the Union army’s right flank but suffered only light casualties. Later in the month, the regiment, along with the 6th, 8th, and 9th Louisiana regiments and Wheat’s Tiger Battalion, joined what came to be known as the 1st Louisiana Brigade. In the spring of 1862, the brigade joined General Stonewall Jackson’s army in the Shenandoah Valley and played a major role in its victories there. The regiment was in reserve at Front Royal on May 23 but suffered two casualties. At the Battle of Winchester, May 25, the men participated in the assault by the brigade, which drove the enemy from the field. The regiment played a small part in the Battle of Cross Keys, June 8. At the Battle of Port Republic, June 9, the regiment was separated from the brigade and suffered casualties of nearly 50 percent.
During the Seven Days’ Battles, the regiment fought at Gaines’ Mill, June 27, and at Malvern Hill, July 1. The men saw limited action at Cedar Mountain, August 9, but did much fighting in the battles of the 2nd Manassas Campaign, August 26-30, and in the Battle of Chantilly, September 1. The regiment was present at the capture of Harper’s Ferry, September 14. In the Battle of Sharpsburg, September 17, 69 men were killed, wounded, or missing. The men were in reserve near Hamilton’s Crossing during the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13. When the Federals crossed the Rappahannock River in May, 1863, the regiment skirmished with them on May 2 before falling back to Marye’s Heights. The men fought the Federals again on May 3 and 4 in that area. After skirmishing with the enemy at Winchester on June 13, the regiment was heavily engaged there the next day and captured two cannons in a small redoubt. The men were in the first day’s fight at Gettysburg, July 1, and received praise for their conduct during the night attack on Cemetery Hill, July 2. In the Bristoe Station Campaign, October 9-22, the regiment saw little fighting.
November that it was consolidated with the 5th and 6th Louisiana regiments into a single company. The brigade saw duty in the trenches at Petersburg during the winter of 1864-65. When the army surrendered at Appomattox, on April 9, 1865, only 42 men remained to sign paroles.
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