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Confederate (CSV)


Frank Austin

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 27 year old unmarried laborer living in New Orleans, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 6th Louisiana Infantry at Camp Moore, LA on 4 June 1861. He had light complexion, brown hair, gray eyes, and stood 5 ft. 9 in. tall.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Absent, wounded at Winchester, VA on 14 June 1863. Roll for July and August 1863 says "Absent. Hospl., Charlottesville." Rolls from Sept., 1863, to Dec., 1863; Roll for Jan. and Feb., 1864, "Detailed in Shoemaker Shop." Rolls from March, 1864, to Oct., 1864. state "Present." Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War Captured Petersburg, April 2nd, 1865, from City Point, VA. Released on Oath June 14th, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1834 in IRELAND


Date not known


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pg. 91  [AotW citation 13112]