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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Fletcher D. Barlow

(1834 - 1875)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company K, 7th Louisiana Infantry on 22 February 1862 at Ponchatoula, LA. He was then a 26 year old "office holder" of Covington, LA of the following description - Complexion, Dark. Hair, Brown. Eyes, Grey. Height, 5 ft. 6 in.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was "Absent. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Sept. 17th, 1862. Now in Hospl." to February 1863, but back with his Company in March. He was elected Jr. Second Lieutenant on April 1863. He was captured in action at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863, sent to Washington, DC on the 11th, and forwarded to Johnson's Island, OH on the 14th. Released on Oath of Allegiance to the US on 2 June 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. Further details from photos of his gravestone and memorial from LA-Cemeteries.

Birth

09/14/1834; Boston, MA

Death

03/26/1874 Tangipahoa, LA; burial in Tangipahoa Cemetery, Tangipahoa, LA

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. 123  [AotW citation 13125]