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Confederate (CSV)


J. T. Bolton

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company A, 6th Louisiana Infantry May 28th, 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was then described as age 29, Eyes blue, hair dark, complexion dark. Height, 5 ft. 9 in. Resident Union Parish, LA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was on muster rolls from Septembar 1862 to February 1863 as "Absent from Wounds received at Sharpsburg; in Hospl. at Staunton, Va." and back with his unit by March. He was captured at Mine Run, VA on May 18th, 1864. He went from Pt. Lookout, MD to Elmira, NY on Aug. 15th, 1864. Paroled at Elmira, on Oct. 11th, 1864. Exchanged at Venus Point, Savannah, GA on Nov. 15th, 1864. Rolls of Prisoners of War, Paroled Appomattox Court House, Va., April 10th, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1832


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, Part 1, pg. 28  [AotW citation 13149]