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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Daniel Curry

(c. 1831 - 1864)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 30 year old laborer in New Orleans, he enlisted in Company K, 6th Louisiana Infantry on 4 June 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

Present on all company rolls to February 1863, probably at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was wounded in action at Monocacy, MD and admitted to US Army General Hospital at Frederick, MD on 10 July 1864. He had "Gunshot fracture of both bones right leg. Amputated." He died on 16 July. Originally buried "on west side of cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him as D. Curry. Service details from Booth2.

Birth

c. 1831 in IRELAND

Death

07/16/1864 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 4638]

2   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 510  [AotW citation 13223]