James Butler(c. 1836 - 1862)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private, Company A in the 9th Louisiana Infantry on 7 July 1861. Occupation farmer, age when enlisted 25, single. He re-enlisted for the War 5 February 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1, with service data from Booth2.
|Birth State: LA |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials , Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4434]
2 Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pp. 203 - 204 [AotW citation 5057]
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