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Confederate (CSV)

Private

R. Peterson

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old farmer in Alexandria, LA he enlisted 2 August 1861 in New Orleans as Private in Company B, First Louisiana Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from Booth.1

Birth

c. 1840 in GERMANY

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 2, pg. 123  [AotW citation 19844]