Louisianians in the Western Confederacy: The Adams-Gibson Brigade in the Civil War
The Louisiana Brigade served the Confederacy in the Army of Tennessee, battling on the western frontier. Commanded by Daniel W. Adams and Randall L. Gibson, the brigade fought from the Battle of Shiloh in April 1862 to the surrender at Meridian in May 1865. This volume follows the formation and history of the individual units, the politics of command, and the war’s end and aftermath.
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8 Chattanooga Campaign
19th Louisiana 1st Arkansas 25th Regiment 32nd Alabama 5th Company Adams advance Anderson’s April Army of Tennessee Atlanta attack Austin’s battalion battery battle Battle of Shiloh began Bragg Breckinridge brigade’s Camp Moore Campaign Captain captured Chattanooga Chickamauga Clayton command Confederate Confederate Memorial Hall Corinth corps Creek deployed division Douglas Cater duty Ellis enemy enemy’s fall back Federal field fight fire flag force forward front Gibson Gibson’s brigade Gober guns Hardee Hardee’s Hill Hood Ibid Illinois Indiana Jackson John McGrath Johnston Jones Kentucky Lee’s left flank Leonidas Polk Lieutenant Colonel LLMVC Louisiana Battalion Louisiana Brigade Louisiana Infantry Louisiana Regiment Louisianians Major Missionary Ridge Mississippi moved Murfreesboro Nashville officers Ohio ordered Orleans Perryville position pushed railroad Randall Randall Gibson rear Record Group 109 retreat River Road Sherman Shiloh skirmishers Slocomb soldier Thomas Chinn units Washington Artillery Winans Winans Family wounded yards Zacharie Zinken