(c. 1843 - ?)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry
He was an 18 year old farmer when he enlisted in Company D, 6th Louisiana Infantry on June 4,1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was wounded at Manassas, VA in 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was fuloughed after Sharpsburg, but killed, possibly by accident, thereafter. Listed among paroled prisoners (date not given), and shown as "supposed dead" on the rolls of late 1863.
References & notes
Basic information from Booth1, who also has him as Velney L. Franham and V.L. Farnum.
c. 1843 in LA