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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James E. Bateman

(1828 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted giving his age as 30 in Company I, 9th Louisiana Infantry on March 8th, 1862 in Franklinton, LA, where he had been a farmer.

On the Campaign

The 1903 War Department record says he was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September. Company roll details indicate he was mortally wounded there, but actually died on 18 December 1862 in Staunton, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. Further detail from family genealogists.

Birth

1828; Washington, GA

Death

02/18/1862 Staunton, 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. 139  [AotW citation 13144]