C. CharlesHome State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company C of the 6th Louisiana Infantry on 3 March 186[2?] in St. Landry Parish. He was a married farmer from Washington, Louisiana.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died at "Grove's Warehouse" and was 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, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1, who has him in the 5th Infantry. Service information from Booth2.
|Birth Date: ? Birth State: LA |
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 4607]
2 Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pg. 316 [AotW citation 5058]
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