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Confederate (CSV)

Private

David Albright

(c. 1838 - 1863)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted Camp Moore, LA on 7 June 1861 in Company A, 7th Louisiana Infantry. He was then a single 23 year old carpenter in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Admitted to U. S. Army General Hospital, Frederick, Md. Died May 17th, 1863. Originally buried "on west side of cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, with service detail from Booth2, who also has him as David Allbright. He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD. Name also seen as Abricht.

Birth

c. 1838; New Orleans, LA

Death

05/17/1863 Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

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 4523]

2   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pg. 38  [AotW citation 5054]