Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Monday, May 26, 2014

Louis Hebert, CSA-- Part 1: From Louisiana

From the May 19, 2014, Blue Gray Daily.

Louis Hebert was born March 13, 1820, in Iberville Parish, Louisiana,, the son of a wealthy sugar planter.  He was schooled at home and attended Jefferson College in the state before going to West Point where he graduated in 1845 as #3 in his class,

He entered Confederate service as colonel of the 3rd Louisiana and saw his first action at Wilson's Creek.  He then was captured along with most of his regiment at the Battle of Elkhorn Tavern (Pea Ridge) 8 March 1962.

--Old B-Runner

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