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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Christopher Menslage

(c. 1844 - 1863)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An 18 year old laborer in Bayou Goula, LA, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 8th Louisiana Infantry on 18 May 1862 at Donaldsonville.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 5 May 1863 and died in Fredericksburg the next day.

References & notes

Service from Booth.1

Birth

c. 1844

Death

05/06/1863 Fredericksburg, VA

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. 948  [AotW citation 19718]