(1834 - 1875)
Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Louisiana Infantry
He enlisted in Company K, 7th Louisiana Infantry on 22 February 1862 at Ponchatoula, LA. He was then a 26 year old "office holder" of Covington, LA of the following description - Complexion, Dark. Hair, Brown. Eyes, Grey. Height, 5 ft. 6 in.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was "Absent. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Sept. 17th, 1862. Now in Hospl." to February 1863, but back with his Company in March. He was elected Jr. Second Lieutenant on April 1863. He was captured in action at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863, sent to Washington, DC on the 11th, and forwarded to Johnson's Island, OH on the 14th. Released on Oath of Allegiance to the US on 2 June 1865.
References & notes
09/14/1834; Boston, MA
03/26/1874; Tangipahoa, LA; burial in Tangipahoa Cemetery, Tangipahoa, LA