18th Infantry Regiment completed its organization during the late summer of 1861 at
Camp Moore, Louisiana. The men were from the parishes of St. James, St. Landry, Calcasieu,
Natchitoches, Bienville, LaFourche, and Orleans. This unit lost 13 killed, 80 wounded, and 118
missing at Shiloh and sustained
13 casualties at Farmington. Later it was assigned to Mouton's and H.Gray's Brigade in the
Trans-Mississippi Department. During the winter of 1863-1864 it was consolidated with the 10th
Louisiana Infantry Battalion, then in the spring of 1864 part of this command transferred to the
7th Louisiana Cavalry Regiment. It was involved in the operations against the Federal Red River
Campaign and later participated in various conflicts in Louisiana. The regiment disbanded during
the early spring of 1865. Its commanding officers were Colonels Joseph Collins and Alfred
Roman; and Majors Louis Bush, Paul B. Leeds, and William Mouton.
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