Nathaniel G. OffuttHome State: Louisiana
Command Billet: Regimental Lt Colonel
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Possibly from St. Landry Parish, he was appointed Major of the 6th Louisiana Infantry 25 May 1862 and promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on 27 June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was next senior man, and would have assumed command of the Regiment on Colonel Strong's death in action on 17 September.
The remainder of the War:
He was made Colonel to date from 17 September 1862, but resigned his commission 7 November 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: Sifakis, Stewart, The Compendium of the Confederate Armies, Louisiana, Facts on File, 1995.
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