(1840 - 1906)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Louisiana Infantry
He enlisted in Company B, Second Louisiana Infantry on May 7, 1861 in New Orleans. He was Sick in a Williamsburg, VA Hospital to October 1861 and on furlough at Gloucester, VA to December.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was furloughed for wounds, but back with his Company by March 1863. He reenlisted in January or February 1864. He was detailed to the Corps Quartermaster Department between May and September 1864. Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on April 10, 1865.
After the War
He lived in Pineville, LA where he was a steamboat agent at Alexandria and Pineville in the 1870's and 80's. He was elected Pineville's first Mayor in May 1880.
References & notes
09/03/1840; Rapides Parish, LA
01/21/1906 Alexandria, LA; burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Pineville, LA