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Confederate (CSV)

Private

C. Charles

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

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

The rest 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 & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him in the 5th Infantry. Service information from Booth2.

Birth

Date not known in LA

Death

Date not known 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 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]