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Author: Louisiana Genealogy

Louisiana Union Soldiers Index

The following database displays the list of known Union soldiers from the state of Louisiana for 11 different units. This information includes their name, unit, company, and rank upon entering and leaving service. Currently our data comprises of the following units and their men: 1st Battalion Louisiana Union Cavalry Scouts 1st Regiment Louisiana Union Cavalry Volunteers 1st Regiment Louisiana Union Infantry 1st Regiment New Orleans Infantry Louisiana 2nd Regiment Louisiana Cavalry Union 2nd Regiment Louisiana Infantry Union 2nd Regiment New Orleans Union Infantry 5th Regiment Louisiana Union Infantry 6th Regiment Louisiana Infantry (Colored) Union Louisiana 7th Regiment Louisiana Infantry...

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History of the Creoles in Louisiana

The first white settlers of Louisiana were French, usually the second born sons of aristocrats who left France to seek adventure in the New World. They brought their traditional style of cooking from the continent, and being rich aristocrats, they also brought along their chefs as well! These Frenchmen came to be called Creoles, and made up the upper crust of New Orleans. Their descendants can still be found in the French Quarter today. This manuscript takes a look at the history of this unique group of people.

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