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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Louis Heintz

(? - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a laborer in New Orleans when he enlisted as Corporal in Company G of the 6th Louisiana Infantry in March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded - shot in the thigh - 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, with roster data from Booth2.

Death

10/16/1862 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 4731]

2   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pg. 258  [AotW citation 5050]