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Confederate (CSV)


Everard J. Hamilton

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a law student in Minden, LA when he enlisted in Company G, 8th Louisiana Infantry on 23 June 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant 24 April 1862, and Sergeant Major of the Regiment.

On the Campaign

Elected Jr 2nd Lieutenant on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD.

The rest of the War

Wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1862. Resigned because of wounds.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


Date not known in MS


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 165  [AotW citation 11999]