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2nd Louisiana Regiment Infantry
Active September 29, 1862 – September 11, 1865
Country United States of America
Allegiance 22x20px USA
Branch Union Army, American Civil War
Type Infantry
Engagements Plains Store
Port Hudson
2nd Sabine Pass
Red River Campaign
Cane RIver Crossing
Sabine Crossroads
Pleasant Hill
Yellow Bayou
Commander Col. Charles Jackson Paine

The 2nd Louisiana Regiment Infantry was a unit in the Union Army during the American Civil War.[1] The regiment served in the Union Army XIX Corps in Louisiana throughout the war.


The regiment was organized in New Orleans in September 1862 and then moved to Baton Rouge in January 1863. The unit participated in the Siege of Port Hudson beginning with action in May of 1863 and culminating with the surrender of the Confederate garrison on July 9, 1863. The regiment fought in the Second Battle of Sabine Pass on September 8, 1863.

In 1864, the regiment fought in the Red River Campaign between March and May and then returned to New Orleans in August. The unit was in Baton Rouge or New Orleans until it mustered out on September 11, 1865.

See also[]

  • Port Hudson order of battle