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Confederate (CSV)


George E. Almandinger

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 23 year old engineer in New Orleans, he enlisted in Company C, First Louisiana Infantry on April 25th, 1861. He was promoted Corporal in April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg, having been detailed (left behind) as a nurse there.

The rest of the War

He was admitted Oct. 15th, 1862, to US Army General Hospital No. 2, Frederick, MD. He was a prisoner at Fort McHenry, MD on Oct. 17th, 1862. Sent to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange, and received at Aikens Landing, VA on Oct. 19th, 1862. Formally exchanged there on Nov. 10th, 1862. In January and February 1863 he was sick at Camp Winder Hospital. He was again captured, in action at Chancellorsville, VA on May 4th, 1863. Paroled at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D. C., May 19th, 1863. He reenlisted for the War Feb. 21st, 1864. Captured - for the 3rd time - in action at the Wilderness, VA on May 5th, 1864. Received as a prisoner at Point Lookout, MD from Belle Plains, VA on May 18th, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, NY Aug. 17th, 1864. Paroled at Elmira and sent to James River, VA for exchange. Paroled at Montgomery, AL May 9th, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1838 in AL


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pg. 52   [AotW citation 13103]