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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Asa Ryan

(1836 - 1878)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 24 year old laborer in Lake Charles, LA, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 10th Louisiana Infantry 22 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left leg and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He lost his left leg to amputation and was disabled. He was held at Fort McHenry, MD and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 10 November 1862.

After the War

At the time of his death he was clerk of the district court in Lake Charles.

References & notes

Service from Booth.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

03/05/1836; St. Landry Parish, LA

Death

03/16/1878 in LA; burial in Bilbo Cemetery, Lake Charles, LA

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. 422  [AotW citation 19939]