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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Louis Edgard D'Aquin

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Louisiana Guard Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

He was the first commander of the Louisiana Guard battery, formed from Company B, 1st Louisiana Infantry, late in 1861. He and his battery saw action at Second Manassas and Cedar Mountain1 before the Maryland Campaign.

The rest of the War

He was killed while in command of the battery in action near Fredericksburg, Virginia, in December 1862.2

References & notes

Basic information from the 1836 Birth Index, Orleans Parish, LA - transcribed and posted to RootsWeb by Debbie Hughes Fremin.

Birth

8/2/1836; New Orleans, LA

Death

12/13/1862 Fredericksburg, VA

Notes

1   US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, various vols.  [AotW citation 835]

2   From Louisianans in the Virginia Army, Capt. B.T. Walshe
United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. VI, No. 4, April 1898  [AotW citation 834]