William Monaghan(c. 1817 - 1864)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a resident of New Orleans, age 44, and married when he enrolled June 4, 1861, at Camp Moore, LA as Captain, Company F, 6th Louisiana Infantry. He was captured at Strasburg. VA on 2 June 1862, sent to the Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC on 26 July, and to Ft. Monroe, VA on 1 August. He was exchanged at Aikens Landing, VA on 5 August 1862. Promoted to Major to date from 27 June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He may have been present in Maryland. He was promoted Lieutenant Colonel to date from 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted Colonel on 7 November 1862. Killed in action on 29 August 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1. Service data from Booth2.
|Birth State: IRELAND |
Death Date: 08/29/1864 Burial Place: Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV
1 United Confederate Veterans, U Daughters of the Confederacy, and Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76 [AotW citation 5122]
2 Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 1012 [AotW citation 7247]
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