(1844 - 1901)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry
He enlisted at age 18 as Private in Company I, 8th Louisiana Infantry on 4 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action on 12 September 1862 at Frederick, MD.
The rest of the War
He was sent from Ft. Delaware, DE to Aikens Landing, VA Oct. 2nd. 1862 Exchanged Nov. 10th. 1862 Rolls from Jany. 1863 to October 1863 Present. Roll for Nov. and Dec. 1863 "Wounded in action at Rappahannock, Nov. 7th. 1863" Rolls from Apl. 1864 to Nov. 1864 "Absent on Furlough in Ala. declared permanently disabled by Med. Ex. Brd. at Greenville, Ala." Retired Jan., 1865, on Account of Wounds Recd. at Rappahannock Bridge."
References & notes
Basic information from Booth1. Life dates from a listing of graves at Pine Grove online from La-Cemeteries. A post-war photograph of him with his wife (M. 1867) was posted online by Samantha Edwards on Findagrave.
03/09/1844 in AL
09/02/1901; burial in Pine Grove Baptist Cemetery, Rhinehart, LA
1 Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pg. 30 [AotW citation 13105]