Friday, July 9, 2010

Cazadores Espanoles Regiment, Louisiana Militia // Regimento De Cazadores Espanoles, Milicia De Luisiana.

Colonel - Juan Miangolara
Lt. Colonel - Jose M. Anguera, Neville Soule
Major - Gaudenzi Marzoni

This unit was composed mostly of Hispanic men, (including many Spaniard's and Cubans), as well as Italian's and a handful of French. This unit had existed prior to the war, as a local militia and was activated, for the defense of New Orleans, when the Civil War began, in 1861.

You can visit http://adf.ly/8ALVr and learn about the Cuba Libre Camp Project of the Admiral Semmes Camp 11, Sons of Confederate Veterans which is a project to identify all known Cuban Confederate Soldiers, as well as other Hispanics and Minorities who served in the Confederate Military.

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Esta Unidad Militar estaba compuesta por muchos Hispanos, incluyendo Espanoles y Cubanos, igual como algunos Italianos y Franceses. La unidad habia existido antes de la guerra formando parte de la milicia local y fue mobilizada para la defensa de Nueva Orleans cuando empezo la Guerra Civil Americana, en 1861.

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