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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Roger McKeown

(c. 1834 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted 28 April 1861 in New Orleans in Company D, First Louisiana Infantry as Corporal. He was a steward, age 27 when enlisted. He was appointed First Sergeant on 9 October 1861. He was wounded in a skirmish on 25 June 1862. He was commissioned First Lieutenant, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.

Birth

c. 1834; Belfast, IRELAND

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. 1216  [AotW citation 14983]