Fort Fisher

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

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Louis Hebert, CSA-- Part 2: Captured Twice

Louis Hebert was captured along with most of his regiment, the 3rd Louisiana, at the Battle of Elkhorn Tavern 8 March 1862.  Exchanged 26 May 1862, he was promoted to brigadier general and given command of of Brigadier general Henry Little's 1st Division in Major General Sterling Price's Army of the West and fought at Iuka, Corinth and surrendered with the garrison at Vicksburg.

Hebert was exchanged again and transferred to the Army of the Tennessee.

--Old B-Runner

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