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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Gerand Gauthier

(1840 - 1864)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Avoyelles Parish, he enlisted in Company E, 2nd Louisiana Infantry on 9 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was reported absent sick after Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Absent, wounded (probably at Chancellorsville, VA), in hospital at Lynchburg, VA 3 May 1863. Killed in action (probably in the Wilderness, VA) on 5 May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. Further details from the US Census via family genealogists.

Birth

1840

Death

05/05/1864 The Wilderness, VA

Notes

1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pg. 988  [AotW citation 10691]