8TH LOUISIANA
Company B
Bienville Rifles

DEDICATED TO THE MEN
WHO FOUGHT AND DIED UNDER THIS FLAG

Click on the flag for important restoration news!

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In Memory of
CHRISTIN CLAIRE COSBY
April 1978 - April 1998

May God hold you in the palm of his hand

Christin Claire Memorial Web Page

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Updated 8th.htm March 15, 2010
by Steven L. Driskell

GREETINGS!

We are no longer active as a group, but still active in preserving history. Former members try to keep in touch!

Welcome to the Home Page for the Bienville Rifles! Dedicated to preserving history through living history! We are a non-profit, living history and civil war reenactment organization. Organized in October 1991, the unit portrays Company B of the 8th Louisiana Infantry and Company D of the 75th New York Volunteer Infantry.

UNIT CONTACTS

For 8th Louisiana History, telegraph Wayne Cosby.
Web page content, telegraph Steven Driskell.

LIVING HISTORY

Oak Alley 1994 Photograph
What is this Hobby?
Why the 8th Louisiana & 75th New York?
Organization
A Typical Event
Purchasing Uniforms & Equipment

Our newsletter, The Bienville Rifle is published online to provide our members, fellow reenactors and the public, information regarding the history and reenacting of the War between the States specific to Louisiana and surroundings.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

8th Louisiana Regimental History & Company Rosters
Bienville Rifles Flag History & Restoration
75th New York Regimental History

AFFILIATIONS, ALLIANCES

Alabama Division of Reenactors (former member)
Camp Moore
Civil War Preservation Trust
Confederate Memorial Hall
First Louisiana Brigade
Sons of Confederate Veterans
Young-Sanders Center

WAR BETWEEN THE STATES LINKS

Louisiana in the Civil War
Civil War Center
Civil War Net