(? - 1862)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Louisiana Infantry
He enlisted as Private in Company F, 2nd Louisiana Infantry on 9 May 1861 in New Orleans. In June 1861 he was "Absent in Hospl. at Yorktown". He was elected 2nd Lieutenant on 1 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by a shell to the head in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
Posthumously promoted First Lieutenant in October 1862. Originally buried "In Benj. Grave's [Grove's?] old orchard", near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in 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 4836]
2 Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 1, pg. 1126 [AotW citation 13159]