1st Louisiana Cavalry Regiment

The 1st Louisiana Cavalry Regiment, also known as Scott's Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry regiment from Louisiana that served in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Raised in 1861 it served all over the Western Theater until the surrender in 1865.[3][4]

1st Louisiana Cavalry Regiment
ActiveSeptember 11, 1861 – May 5, 1865
Country Confederate States of America
Allegiance Louisiana
Branch Confederate States Army
Size900 (initially)[1]
Organized atBaton Rouge, Louisiana
EngagementsAmerican Civil War[2]
Col. John S. Scott



  1. Cardwell, Thomas C. "Condensed History of the 1st Louisiana Cavalry Regiment, CSA". 1st Louisiana Cavalry Regiment CSA. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  2. Cardwell, Thomas C. "Campaigns and Engagements". 1st Louisiana Cavalry Regiment CSA. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  3. "1st Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry". National Park Service - Soldiers and Sailors System. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  4. "1st Louisiana Cavalry Regiment". Civil War Reference. Archived from the original on 25 November 2015. Retrieved 25 November 2015.

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