Marie Cecile Perilloux Gaillard (sister to Marie Cambre), Armand Gaillard (cousin), Elvetia Cambre Gilibert (daughter), Maria Cambre Williams (daughter), Marie Perilloux Cambre (mother), Gretla Cambre (Jacob) (daughter), Olide Thomassie Cambre (father), Thomas Olide Cambre (son), Lionel Joseph Cambre (son), Marie Noelie Perilloux Albright Gaillard (sister to Marie Cambre).
Civil War site. Located in Boutte on US/LA 90. Union train with 60 men ambushed by Confederate force of Louisiana militia and volunteers on September 4, 1862. Train escaped to New Orleans. Fourteen Union soldiers killed and twenty-two wounded in the skirmish. (Erected by St. Charles Parish Police Jury and St. Charles Bicentennial Committee.)
Site of Civil War battles. Located in Des Allemands on US/LA 90. Le district des Allemands, settled by Germans about 1720, the scene of numerous skirmishes between Confederate guerillas and Union forces, 1862–63. Most famous skirmish resulted in capture of an entire detachment of Union soldiers on September 4, 1862.
Le district des Allemands, settled by Germans about 1720, the scene of numerous skirmishes between Confederate guerillas and Union forces, 1862–63. Most famous skirmish resulted in capture of an entire detachment of Union soldiers on September 4, 1862.
Lieutenant General Richard Taylor, b. 1826, d. 1879, was the owner of Fashion Plantation. He was the son of President Zachary Taylor and the brother-in-law of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Taylor was a U.S. Senator, 1856–1860; a colonel in the Louisiana Ninth Infantry (appointed by Governor Moore); was appointed brigadier general in 1861; fought with distinction under Generals “Stonewall” Jackson and Robert E. Lee; was a member of Louisiana Secession Committee and chairman of the Committee on Military and Naval Affairs; and enacted the Conscription Act to enlist aid to fight Union troops. He is interred with his wife at Metairie Cemetery.
Lionel Joseph Cambre (son of Olidé Thomassin and Marie Perilloux Cambre). (Photo courtesy of Ronald Cambre)