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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Alphonse Jonte

(c. 1842 - 1863)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 19 year old clerk in New Orleans, he enlisted as First Sergeant, Company I, 10th Louisiana Infantry 22 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 17 January 1862 and First Lieutenant in August.

On the Campaign

He was senior man present in the Company after Captain Monier took command of the regiment and he commanded it at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain on 29 January 1863 but was killed in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863.

References & notes

Service from Booth.1 His role at Sharpsburg and his death place from the Military Record.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1842 in FRANCE

Death

05/03/1863 Chancellorsville, VA; 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 1, pg. 482  [AotW citation 19918]

2   Bartlett, Napier, Military Record of Louisiana including Biographical and Historical Papers ..., New Orleans: L. Graham & Company, 1875, pg. 15  [AotW citation 19919]