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07-16-2007, 07:56 PM
I'm interested in finding information on two units, the 6th Louisiana Infantry and the 66th Ohio Infantry for a project. Can anyone give me a source for information on either of these two units?
07-16-2007, 08:14 PM
As for all Ohio units, Larry Stevens' site should be your first stop.
07-16-2007, 08:27 PM
Read "Irish Rebels Confederate Tigers" A History of the 6th Louisiana Volunteers 1861-1865 , by James P. Gannon.
A great read.
6th Louisiana / 5th VA
07-18-2007, 04:59 PM
I highly recommend that you read "A Light and Uncertain Hold: A History of the Sixty-sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry" by David T. Thackery. Since this is the "official" history on the 66th Ohio it should give you a good starting point on them.
07-24-2007, 04:24 PM
I also recommend "A Light and Uncertain Hold" by Thackery. It is a good history with a lot of insite into the regiment. By any chance are you from Champaign County, Ohio? Good Luck
07-25-2007, 02:14 AM
You may already have this one, but an excellent resource for any Pelican State regiment is Arthur Bergeron's "Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units". It is available at Amazon.com.
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