(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry
A 26 year old farmer in St. Landry Parish, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 10th Louisiana Infantry on 22 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds, date not given, and was originally buried "in Rev. J. J. Adams town lot, back of the M. E. Graveyard" in the town of Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
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. 594 [AotW citation 19886]
2 Bartlett, Napier, Military Record of Louisiana including Biographical and Historical Papers ..., New Orleans: L. Graham & Company, 1875, pg. 14 [AotW citation 19887]
3 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4968]