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Fallen Leaders: Colonel Isaac Seymour, 6th Louisiana Infantry, Part 2

Read Part 1 HERE General Thomas Jackson’s tardy arrival to the Seven Days Battle meant that the 6th Louisiana Volunteers and Colonel Isaac Seymour (now in command of the entire Louisiana Brigade) missed the opening engagement at Beaver Dam Creek. … Continue reading

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Fallen Leaders: Colonel Isaac Seymour, 6th Louisiana Infantry, Part 1

The loss of a leader had the potential to impact the morale of the soldiers below them. It had less to do with how important they were to the success of the battle or what rank they held, and more … Continue reading

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