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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

John Sloan

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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

Service from Booth,1 who also notes he was on a Federal list of paroled prisoners dated 30 September 1862. The Military Record 2 has him killed outright at Sharpsburg. Burial information from Pruett3.

Birth

c. 1835

Death

1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, 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. 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]