(1835 - 1880)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry
He enrolled 4 June 1861, at Camp Moore, LA, as Captain of Company K - the Violet Guards - 6th Louisiana Infantry. He had been a resident of New Orleans from the age of 5, and was a cooper in New Orleans, age 23 when enlisted, and married.
On the Campaign
He was noted as "acting Major" at Antietam.
The rest of the War
Promoted to Major after Sharpsburg (probably 7 November 1862). He was wounded at Winchester, VA on 14 June 1863. He was captured in action at the Wilderness, VA on 10 May 1864. Forwarded to Ft. Delaware, DE from Belle Plains, VA on the 17th and transferred to Hilton Head, SC on 21 June 1864. He was back with his Regiment by 31 August 1864, and commanded from October 1864 to the end of the War. He was Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA 9 April 1865.
After the War
He was a police officer, private watchman, and bank detective. By 1870 he was Captain of the First Precinct, New Orleans Police, and served until his resignation in May 1880.
References & notes
1835; Poughkeepsie, NY
08/03/1880 New Orleans, LA; burial in Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, LA