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Confederate (CSV)

Major

William Monaghan

(c. 1817 - 1864)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

He may have been present in Maryland. He was promoted Lieutenant Colonel to date from 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted Colonel on 7 November 1862. Killed in action on 29 August 1864.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1. Service data from Booth2.

Birth

c. 1817 in IRELAND

Death

08/29/1864; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV

Notes

1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy, 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]