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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James S. Sheffield

(c. 1836 - 1863)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 25 year old farmer in St. Landry Parish, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 10th Louisiana Infantry on 22 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He was paroled Fort McHenry, MD on 6 November and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 10 November 1862. He was killed in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863.

References & notes

Service from Booth.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Corporal.

Birth

c. 1836 in AL

Death

07/02/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, 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 2, pg. 536  [AotW citation 19892]