Commanding officers: Captain S.D.Ashe, who resigned 8 September 1862 and was succeeded by Captain B.W.Bond.
The company was organized 21 August 1862 at Opelousas from a militia company. It operated along the Mississippi River between Plaquemine and St.Charles Courthouse. The unit was mustered out 18 September 1862. Some men joined the 2nd Louisiana Cavalry Regiment.