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Confederate (CSV)


L. H. Baldwin

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enrolled as Chaplain of the 5th Louisiana Infantry, date not stated. He was present with the Regiment at least by August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 17 September 1862, possibly staying behind to tend the wounded.

The rest of the War

He was shown on the rolls in September and October 1862 as "Absent with Leave in Maryland." He was paroled at Fort McHenry, MD on 6 November 1862 and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on the 10th.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pg. 110  [AotW citation 13117]