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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Edward Edgecomb

(? - 1863)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A sailor in New Orleans, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 10th Louisiana Infantry on 22 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was killed in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863.

References & notes

Service from Booth,1 who also has him as Edwin or Edward Edgcomb. His wounding at Sharpsburg from the Military Record.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

Date not known in ME

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. 2, pg. 754  [AotW citation 19897]

2   Bartlett, Napier, Military Record of Louisiana including Biographical and Historical Papers ..., New Orleans: L. Graham & Company, 1875, pg. 14  [AotW citation 19898]