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Louis Hebert
Birth: Mar. 13, 1820
Death: Jan. 7, 1901

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He graduated third in the class of 1845, at West Point, but resigned his commission two years later to take charge of his father's sugar plantations. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was an officer of Louisiana Militia, a member of the State Senate and the State's chief engineer. He entered the Confederate Army as Colonel of the 3rd Louisiana Infantry, fought at Wilson's Creek and was captured with his command at the Battle of Elkhorn. After being prisoner exchanged, he was promoted to Brigadier General in May 1862. He commanded the 2nd Brigade of General Henry Little's Division in North Mississippi, taking part in the Battles of Iuka, Corinth, and Vicksburg. He was subsequently and until the end of the war, was placed in charge of the heavy artillery in Fort Fisher, North Carolina and acted as chief
engineer of the Confederate War Department in that state. After the war, he edited newspapers and was a teacher in private schools in Iberville and St. Martin Parishes, Louisiana. In 2002, his remains were removed from the Hebert Family Cemetery, Cecilia, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana and reinterred at St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery in Cecilia, Louisiana. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Hebert Family Cemetery *
Cecilia
St. Martin Parish
Louisiana, USA
*Former burial location
 
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Record added: Jul 12, 2000
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