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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Augustus Cenas

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 20 year old unmarried clerk in New Orleans when he enlisted in Company E of the 6th Louisiana Infantry in June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "East of J. C. Grove's warehouse, on hill near a new house" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has his last name as Canas. Roster data from Booth2.

Birth

c. 1841; New Orleans, LA

Death

11/06/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 4603]