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Confederate (CSV)


Frederick Geitling

(1835 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Born in Germany, he was a 26 year old riverman in New Orleans when he enlisted in Company C, 14th Louisiana Infantry on 6 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Admitted to US Army General Hospital No. 5 in Frederick, MD on 10 October, and sent to Ft. McHenry on 13 October. Transferred to Fortress Monroe, VA and declared exchanged on 10 November 1862. Reported as a deserted in December 1863. Noted as "a good soldier while he was in the Company".

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


1835 in GERMANY


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pg. 997  [AotW citation 10693]