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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Frederick Burnitz

(? - 1863)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company H, 15th Louisiana Infantry on July 2nd, 1861 in New Orleans. He was promoted to 2nd Corporal on August 1st, 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was hospitalized at Winchester, VA but returned to his unit by November 1862. He was captured in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 3 May 1863 and sent to City Point, VA where he was exchanged by 10 May. He was killed in action at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.

Death

07/1863 Gettysburg, PA

Notes

1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pp. 191-192  [AotW citation 13185]