|August||Organized at New Orleans under Colonel Valery Sulakowski, Lieutenant Colonel Richard W. Jones and Major Zebulon York and originally known as Sulakowski’s 1st Regiment Polish Brigade.|
|The regiment lost 7 dead and 19 wounded in drunken rioting in Grand Junction, Tennessee, several shot by Colonel Sulakowski. The officers of the Franco Rifle Guards were forced to resign and the company split up and distributed around the regiment.|
|September||Assigned to the Department of the Peninsula|
|January||Assigned to Rains’ Division, Department of the Peninsula|
|February||Colonel Sulakowski resigned. Lt. Colonel Jones was promoted to colonel, Major Zebulon York was promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain David Zable of Company K was promoted to major|
Battle of Williamsburg
The 14th Louisiana lost 194 men. Lieutenant Colonel York and Major Zable were wounded.
Battle of Glendale (Frayser’s Farm)
Captain Toler was badly wounded in the thigh.
|August 10||Colonel Jones resigned. Lieutenant Colonel York was promoted to colonel, Major Zable was promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain William H. Toler of Company C was promoted to major.|
Second Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)
Colonel York was wounded.
Commanded by Lt. Colonal David Zable
|October 5||The 14th Louisiana transferred from Harry Hays’ 1st Louisiana Brigade to Starke’s Brigade in Jackson’s Division, exchanging for the 9th Louisiana|
Battle of Fredericksburg
Commanded by Captain Henry M. Verlander
Battle of Stephenson’s Depot
The brigade helped cut off the retreat of Union General Milroy’s army from Winchester, turning it into a rout and comletly destroying his army.
The regiment was commanded by Lt. Colonel David Zable and brought 281 men to the field. It lost 15 men killed, 50 wounded and an unknown number of missing or captured.
|May 31||Colonel York was promoted to brigadier general. Lt. Colonel Zable was promoted to colonel|
Early’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign
Assigned to Stafford’s Brigade (Colonel Eugene Waggaman commanding) of Brigadier General Zebulon York’s Consolidated Louisiana Brigade in Gordon’s Division of the Army of the Valley
Commanded by Lt. Colonel David Zable
|October||The ten regiments of the Louisiana brigade were reorganized as a battalion of six companies with less than 500 men, although it would continue to be referred to as a brigade. Colonel Raine Peck (at 6’3″ and 300 pounds known as “Big Peck”) was given command of the brigade.|
|November 24||Major Toler was dropped.|
|December||The regiment left the Army of the Valley and returned to the Petersburg defences with the remnants of the Second Corps|
|January-March||Siege of Petersburg|
|February 18||Colonel Peck promoted to brigadier general and transferred to the Western Theater. Colonel Eugene Waggaman of the 10th Louisiana was given command of the brigade of 400 men|
Appomattox Court House
The 14th Louisiana surrendered 2 officers and 25 men. The entire brigade ony had 373 men.