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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Martin Durkham

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 30 year old single laborer in Donaldsonville, LA when he enlisted in Company C, 10th Louisiana Infantry on July 22, 1861 at Camp Moore, LA and was appointed 3rd Sergeant. He was reduced in rank to Private on August 31, 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.

Birth

c. 1831 in IRELAND

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 733  [AotW citation 13927]