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Confederate (CSV)


B. J. Smith

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company A, 6th Louisiana Infantry on 28 May 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was sent to Fortress Monroe, VA from Ft McHenry, MD on 27 October 1862 and exchanged on 10 November 1862 at Aiken's Landing, VA. He was in a hospital into December 1862. He was detailed as an ambulance driver from January 1863 to October 1864 and was surrendered with his Company at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


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, Part 2, pg. 601  [AotW citation 22322]