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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Michael Sullivan

(c. 1833 - 1863)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 28 year old laborer in New Orleans when he enlisted in Company K, 6th Louisiana Infantry on 4 June 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Admitted Oct. 23, 1862, to No. 1 US Army General Hospital, Frederick, MD. Died April 22, 1863. 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 M. Sullivan. Service details from Booth2.

Birth

c. 1833 in IRELAND

Death

04/22/1863 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 4990]

2   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, pp. 740-741  [AotW citation 13166]