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Confederate (CSV)


Ira G. Biglow

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company E, 8th Louisiana Infantry on 24 February 1862 in Franklin Parish. He was then a 20 year old farmer in Winnsboro, LA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He lost his leg after Sharpsburg. A prisoner, he was sent to Baltimore, MD from Frederick on 27 October 1862. He was paroled at Aiken's Landing, VA on 2 November, and exchanged there on 10 November 1862. He did not return to his Company, and was recorded as "retired". He was paroled at War's end on 8 May 1865, destination Franklin, LA.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1842 in NY


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 1, pg. 190  [AotW citation 13120]