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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Hunter

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 28 year old carpenter in New Orleans when he enlisted there in Company I, First Louisiana Infantry on April 25, 1861. He was wounded in action near Seven Pines, VA on June 25, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Shown on the rolls to January 31, 1863 as absent on sick furlough. By June 1863 he was listed as absent without leave. Comments in his records say he was "A good and faithful soldier. Disabled for life."

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.

Birth

c. 1833 in MD

Notes

1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 1, pg. 393  [AotW citation 14137]