Louis Herbert, American army officer, engineer. member Louisiana Senate, 1853-1855.
Herbert, Louis was born on March 13, 1820 in Louisiana, United States. Son of Valery and Clarisse (Bush) Herbert.
Graduate Jefferson College, 1840, United States Military Academy, 1845.
Assistant engineer in construction of Fort Livingston, Louisiana, 1845-1847. Served as major Louisiana Militia, 1847-1850, colonel, 1858-1861. Member Louisiana Senate, 1853-1855.
Chief engineer Louisiana, 1855-1859. Served as colonel 3d Louisiana Infantry, Confederate Army, from 1861, commissioned brigadier general, 1862. Editor Iberville South, Plaquemine, Louisiana, 1866-circa 1870.
Taught school, Iberville and St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, 1870-1901.