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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James McGirk

(? - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted 11 May 1861 in New Orleans in Company C, 2nd Louisiana Infantry. He was absent, under arrest, in May and June 1862, but otherwise with his Company from his enlistment to Sharpsburg.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.

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. 3, Book 1, pg. 1197  [AotW citation 14979]