6th Louisiana Infantry at the Battle of Rappahannock Station 1863

#OnThisDay 1863 The heavily Irish 6th Louisiana Infantry was engaged in the fighting at the Battle of Rappahannock Station. The Union Army overran the Confederate lines & of the 1200 men of Hays’ Louisiana Brigade, 699 were captured, 89 from the 6th Louisiana.

PS: Yes, I know this is not a real recruiting poster, I just thought it was eye catching.

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